Full Name Improved Medium Resolution Spectral Imager - Simplified Status Operational
Instrument Agencies NRSCC, CAST, NSMC-CMA, CNSA Maturity Low Heritage
Instrument Type Imaging multi-spectral radiometers (vis/IR) Geometry
Instrument Technology Multi-purpose imaging Vis/IR radiometer Sampling
Data Access Open Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications Measurement of vegetation indexes and ocean colour.
Resolution Summary
Swath Summary
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary MERSI-S is a simplified sensor, derived from MERSI but with fewer channels.
Instrument Measurements
Measurements Overview
Ocean colour/biologyOcean chlorophyll concentration
Ocean suspended sediment concentration
Color dissolved organic matter (CDOM)
VegetationVegetation type
Land cover
Thematic Links Global Climate Observing System Essential Climate Variables (GCOS ECVs)
ECVDescriptionProduct(s)ECV Inventory 3.0 Record(s)
Land cover click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Ocean Colour click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Instrument Missions
FY-3RM-1 - FY-3 Rainfall Mission 1 (2023 - 2028)
FY-3RM-2 - FY-3 Rainfall Mission 2 (2025 - 2030)