CEOS Instrument: Imager/MTSAT

Agency: JMA
Missions: MTSAT-1
Type:Multi-purpose imaging Vis/IR radiometer
Description:Measures cloud cover, cloud motion, cloud height, water vapour, rainfall, sea surface temparature and Earth radiation
Spatial Resolution: Visible: 1 km, TIR: 4 km
Swath Width: Full Earth disk every hour
Wavebands: VIS - SWIR: 0.55 - 0.80 ?m, MWIR - TIR: 3.5 - 4 ?m, 6.5 - 7 ?m, 10.3 - 11.3 ?m, 11.5 - 12.5 ?m
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