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Instrument details
Acronym IKOR-M
Full name Broadband SW radiometer
Purpose Monitoring outgoing short-wave radiation at TOA)
Short description Broad-band radiometer for the range 0.3-4.0 µm
Scanning Technique
Coverage / Cycle
Mass Power Data Rate


Providing Agency Roscosmos
Instrument Maturity Flown on operational programme
Utilization Period: 2009-12-17 to 2014-09-23
Last update: 2021-06-15
Detailed characteristics
Satellites this instrument is flying on

Note: a red tag indicates satellites no longer operational, a green tag indicates operational satellites, a blue tag indicates future satellites

Instrument classification
  • Earth observation instrument
  • Passive optical radiometer or spectrometer
  • Broadband Earth radiation radiometer
WIGOS Subcomponents
  • Subcomponent 1
  • Broadband radiometer (for ERB)
Mission objectives
Primary mission objectives
  • Upward short-wave irradiance at TOA
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Tentative 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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VariableRelevance for measuring this variableOperational limitationsExplanation
Upward short-wave irradiance at TOA3 - highInformation on BRDF needed.SW broadband channel