BackForwardInstrument:  MR-2000M1 

Instrument details
Acronym MR-2000M1
Full name Television Camera
Purpose Cloud imagery
Short description Panchromatic camera, 0.50-0.80 ?m, SNR 250 @ 100 % albedo
Background Follow-on of MR-2000M flown on the Meteor-3 series
Scanning Technique Cross-track, swath 3100 km - Along-track: 4 lines/s
Resolution 1.5 km IFOV
Coverage / Cycle Global coverage once/day (in daylight)
Mass Power Data Rate


Providing Agency Roscosmos
Instrument Maturity Flown on operational programme
Utilization Period: 2002 to 2006
Last update: 2017-03-27
Detailed characteristics
Satellites this instrument is flying on

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Instrument classification
  • Earth observation instrument
  • Passive optical radiometer or spectrometer
  • Moderate resolution optical imager
WIGOS Subcomponents No WIGOS subcomponents have been defined.
Mission objectives
Primary mission objectives
  • Cloud cover
Evaluation of Measurements

The following list indicates which measurements can typically be retrieved from this category of instrument. To see a full Gap Analysis by Variable, click on the respective variable.

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Note: * Primary mission objective.
VariableRelevance for measuring this variableOperational limitationsExplanation
Cloud cover*5 - marginalDaylight only.. Dense cloud only.VIS channel(s)
Fire fractional cover5 - marginalCloud sensitive.. Coarse spatial resolution.. Daylight only.VIS channels
Snow cover5 - marginalCloud sensitive.. Daylight only.VIS channel(s)
Sea-ice cover5 - marginalCloud sensitive.. Daylight only.VIS channel(s)