THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
Full Name Scanning visual band telephotometer Status No longer operational
Instrument Agencies ROSKOSMOS Maturity
Instrument Type Imaging multi-spectral radiometers (vis/IR) Geometry
Instrument Technology Multi-purpose imaging Vis/IR radiometer Sampling Sounding
Data Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications TV camera images of cloud, snow and ice.
Resolution Summary 2 x 1 km
Swath Summary 2600 km
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary VIS - NIR: 0.5 - 0.8 µm
VIS (~0.40 µm - ~0.75 µm)
NIR (~0.75 µm - ~1.3 µm)
Instrument Measurements
Measurements Overview
Sea ice cover, edge and thicknessSea-ice cover
Sea-ice thickness
Snow cover, edge and depthSnow cover
Thematic Links Global Climate Observing System Essential Climate Variables (GCOS ECVs)
ECVDescriptionProduct(s)ECV Inventory 3.0 Record(s)
Sea Ice click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Snow click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Instrument Missions
Meteor-3 N5 - Meteor-3 N5 (1991 - 2002)
Meteor-2 N21 - Meteor-2 N21 (1993 - 1995)
Meteor-3 N7 - Meteor-3 N7 (1994 - 1995)
Meteor-3 N8 - Meteor-3 N8 (1994 - 1998)
Resurs-01 N4 - Resource satellite first series number 4 (1998 - 2002)
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