THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
Full Name Scanning visible radiometer Status No longer operational
Instrument Agencies ROSHYDROMET 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 1.5 km
Swath Summary 3100 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
Cloud particle properties and profileCloud liquid water (column/profile)
Cloud type, amount and cloud top temperatureCloud type
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)
Cloud Properties click here click here search ECV Inventory records
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-3 N7 - Meteor-3 N7 (1994 - 1995)
Meteor-3 N8 - Meteor-3 N8 (1994 - 1998)
Meteor-3M - Meteor-3M (2001 - 2008)
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