THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
Full Name Scanning IR 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 Images of cloud, ice and snow. Measures sea surface temparature.
Resolution Summary 0.45 km x 0.9 km
Swath Summary 1300 km
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary TIR: 10.5 - 12.5 µm
VIS (~0.40 µm - ~0.75 µm)
Instrument Measurements
Measurements Overview
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
Surface temperature (ocean)Sea surface temperature
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
Sea Surface Temperature click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Snow click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Instrument Missions
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