CEOS Instrument: Wide Field Camera




Instrument:WFC
Agency: NASA
Mission: CALIPSO
Status:Operational
Type:Multi-purpose imaging Vis/IR radiometer
Description:Acquires high spatial resolution imagery for meteorological context
Spatial Resolution: 125 m
Swath Width: 60 km
Wavebands: VIS: 620 to 670 nm
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.

Measurement List:

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