CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - Meteosat-3 -
Full Name Meteosat-3 Status Mission complete
Mission Agencies ESA Launch Date 15 Jun 1988
Mission Links mission site EOL Date 01 Aug 1991
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog # 43333 (TLE)
International Designator 1988-051G
Orbit Type Geostationary Orbit Period
Orbit Sense TBD Orbit Inclination
Orbit Altitude 36000 km Orbit Longitude 0 deg
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications Meteorology, climatology.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
AtmosphereAtmospheric Humidity Fields MVIRI
Atmospheric Winds MVIRI
Cloud type, amount and cloud top temperature MVIRI
Liquid water and precipitation rate MVIRI
OceanSurface temperature (ocean) MVIRI
Mission Instruments
Meteosat Comms - Communications package for Meteosat
MVIRI - METEOSAT Visible and Infra-Red Imager
OpenSearch Datasets Selected IDN OpenSearch Results (search all 12 )
FIRE_AX_CMS_LWFLUX
FIRE_AX_CMS_SOLAR_WK
First ISCCP Regional Experiment (FIRE) Atlantic Stratocumulus Transition Experiment (ASTEX) Centre M ...
First ISCCP Regional Experiment (FIRE) Atlantic Stratocumulus Transition Experiment (ASTEX) Centre M ...
First ISCCP Regional Experiment (FIRE) Atlantic Stratocumulus Transition Experiment (ASTEX) Centre M ...
Global Data Base of Monthly Mean Cloud and Surface Properties
Global radiation at the Earth-surface derived from METEOSAT-data (DWD-Archive) from 1994 on.
International Satellite Cloud Climatology Project (ISCCP) Stage B3 Reduced Radiances in Native Forma ...
International Satellite Cloud Climatology Project (ISCCP) Stage D1 3-Hourly Cloud Products - Revised ...
International Satellite Cloud Climatology Project (ISCCP) Stage D2 Monthly Cloud Products - Revised ...

Selected FedEO OpenSearch Results (view all 41 results: browser , table )
CLIMATE APPLICATIONS: Land data assimilation Climate monitoring: GCOS ECV Climate monitoring of land...
FTH Edition 1. CLIMATE APPLICATIONS: SNU, DWD for COSMO-CLM evaluation, climate service, regional cl...
CLIMATE APPLICATIONS: SNU, DWD for COSMO-CLM evaluation, climate service, regional climate modelling...
CLIMATE APPLICATIONS: Climate research NMHSs Government agencies GERB science team
CLIMATE APPLICATIONS: NMHS: Automation, extension, homogenization and quality check of cloud observa...
CLIMATE APPLICATIONS: NMHS: Automation, extension, homogenization and quality check of cloud observa...
CLIMATE APPLICATIONS: NMHS: Automation, extension, homogenization and quality check of cloud observa...
CLIMATE APPLICATIONS: Snow cover and hydroclimate studies Snow-atmosphere studies Snow-sea ice studi...
FTH Edition 1. CLIMATE APPLICATIONS: SNU, DWD for COSMO-CLM evaluation, climate service, regional cl...
CLIMATE APPLICATIONS: NMHS: Automation of cloud observations regional climate modelers: cloud parame...

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