CEOS Instrument: Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera




Instrument:EPIC
Agencies: NASA [Primary]
 NOAA
Mission: DSCOVR
Status:Being developed
Type:Multi-purpose imaging Vis/IR radiometer
Description:Diurnal measurements of ozone, UV surface radiation, clouds and aerosols
Spatial Resolution: 8km
Swath Width: N/A
Wavebands: 317nm-905nm in 10 channels
Technology: Multi-purpose imaging Vis/IR radiometer
Description: Instrument designed to address more objectives by appropriate blending of the characteristics of spectral coverage and resolution, spatial resolution, radiometric accuracy, etc.. Spectral coverage in bands of Vis, NIR, SWIR, MWIR and TIR (0.4-15 Ám). Number of channels from a few to a few tens, separated by dichroics and filters. Channel bandwidths around 10 %. Spatial resolution typically 30m-3 km. Applicable in LEO and GEO.

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CEOS Data Base Version: 17 - Created: 2012-01-18