Full Name Ocean colour scanner
aka OCS
Status No longer considered
Instrument Agencies ROSHYDROMET, ROSKOSMOS Maturity Low Heritage
Instrument Type Ocean colour instruments Geometry Cross-track scanning
Instrument Technology Multi-purpose imaging Vis/IR radiometer Sampling Imaging
Data Access Constrained Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications Ocean colour data, estimation of phytoplankton concentration.
Resolution Summary 1 km
[Best Resolution: 1000m]
Swath Summary 1800 km
[Max Swath: 3000 km]
Accuracy Summary TBD
Waveband Summary 0.405 - 0.875 µm, 13 channels
VIS (~0.40 µm - ~0.75 µm)
NIR (~0.75 µm - ~1.3 µm)
Instrument Measurements
Measurements Overview
Multi-purpose imagery (ocean)Ocean imagery and water leaving spectral radiance
Ocean colour/biologyOcean chlorophyll concentration
Ocean suspended sediment concentration
Color dissolved organic matter (CDOM)
Thematic Links Global Climate Observing System Essential Climate Variables (GCOS ECVs)
ECVDescriptionProduct(s)ECV Inventory 3.0 Record(s)
Ocean Colour click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Instrument Missions
Meteor-M N3 - Oceanographical Satellite Meteor-M N3 (2021 - 2026)