THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - Meteor-M N2-3 -
Full Name Meteorological Satellite Meteor-M N2-3 Status Approved
Mission Agencies ROSKOSMOS, ROSHYDROMET Launch Date Dec 2018
Mission Links mission site | mission site | data access portal EOL Date Dec 2023
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 101 minutes
Orbit Sense Ascending Orbit Inclination 98.8 deg
Orbit Altitude 835 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST TBD Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications Hydrometeorology, climatology, heliogeophysics, Earth resources and environmental monitoring.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
AtmosphereAerosols MSU-MR
Atmospheric Humidity Fields IKFS, MTVZA
Cloud type, amount and cloud top temperature IKFS, KMSS, MSU-MR, MTVZA
Cloud particle properties and profile IKFS, MTVZA
Liquid water and precipitation rate MSU-MR, MTVZA
Ozone IKFS
Radiation budget MSU-MR
Trace gases (excluding ozone) IKFS
Atmospheric Temperature Fields IKFS, MTVZA
Gravity and Magnetic FieldsGravity, Magnetic and Geodynamic measurements GGAK-M
LandAlbedo and reflectance KMSS, MSU-MR
Vegetation BRLK, MSU-MR
Surface temperature (land) IKFS, MSU-MR, MTVZA
Multi-purpose imagery (land) KMSS, MSU-MR
OceanOcean surface winds MTVZA
Surface temperature (ocean) IKFS, MSU-MR, MTVZA
Multi-purpose imagery (ocean) MSU-MR
Snow & IceSnow cover, edge and depth KMSS, MSU-MR
Sea ice cover, edge and thickness BRLK, KMSS, MSU-MR, MTVZA
Mission Instruments
BRLK - X-band Synthetic Aperture Radar
DCS - Data Collection System
GGAK-M - Module for Geophysical Measurements (SEM)
IKFS - IR-Fourier spectrometer
KMSS - Multispectral Imager (VIS) system
MSU-MR - Low-resolution multispectral scanning imager-radiometer
MTVZA - Scanning microwave imager-sounder
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