THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
Full Name Scanning microwave radiometer Status No longer considered
Instrument Agencies ROSKOSMOS Maturity
Instrument Type Imaging multi-spectral radiometers (passive microwave) Geometry
Instrument Technology Multi-purpose imaging MW radiometer Sampling Sounding
Data Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications Measures effective temperature and liquid water content of ocean surface, cloud and snow.
Resolution Summary 160 km, 80 km, 40 km, 36 km , 22 km , 9 km respectively
Swath Summary 1500 km
Accuracy Summary Temparature: 0.05 K
Waveband Summary Microwave: 6 GHz, 11 GHz, 19 GHz, 22 GHz, 35 GHz, 94 GHz (10 channels)
MW (~0.1 cm - ~100 cm)
Instrument Measurements
Measurements Overview
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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