CEOS Instrument: Very High Resolution Radiometer

Agency: ISRO
Missions: INSAT-2A
Type:Multi-purpose imaging Vis/IR radiometer
Description:Cloud cover, rainfall, wind velocity, sea surface temperature, outgoing longwave radiation, reflected solar radiation in spectral band 0.55 - 0.75 Ám, emitted radiation in 10.5 - 12.5 Ám range
Spatial Resolution: 2 km in visible, 8 km in IR
Swath Width: Full Earth disk every 30 minutes
Wavebands: VIS: 0.55 - 0.75 ?m, NIR: 5.7 - 7.1 ?m, TIR: 10.5 - 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