The CEOS Missions, Instruments, and Measurements (MIM) keywords contains information on many key measurements of interest to the main user groups of Earth observation satellite data.
Earth observation satellites provide important data about the Earth and its environment,helping develop our understanding of the basic Earth System and human influences on it. These data cover measurements of a very wide range of geophysical parameters, spanning the whole spectrum of the environment – atmosphere, land, oceans, ice and snow.
The MIM keywords below include links to further metadata information on measurement categories. Each MIM keywords has been mapped to a Global Change Master Directory Keyword. A reference table was created to show the mapping between MIM keywords and the GCMD keywords.
Click on the categories below to view each keyword: