Modular Optoelectronic Scanner
The (MOS) is a spaceborne imaging spectrometer for the VIS/NIR-spectral range. It is designed for remote sensing investigations of the Atmosphere-Ocean-System, especially coastal zones. The measurment philosophy follows the tried and tested concept of having separate spectrometer blocks for estimating the atmospheric turbidity and for measuring a set of spectrally dense data of the object signature. This concept has been tested on three missions (on Russian satellites and space stations Salyut 7/MIR) with non-imaging spectrometers.
Ocean and Coast ( Ocean Colour/Biology )