CEOS Instrument: Moderate Resolution Visible and Infrared Imaging Spectroradiometer




Instrument:MVIRS
Agencies: NRSCC [Primary]
 CAST
Missions: FY-3F
 FY-3G
Status:Approved
Type:Multi-purpose imaging Vis/IR radiometer
Description:Measures surface temparature and cloud and ice cover. Used for snow and flood monitoring and surface temperature
Spatial Resolution: N/A
Swath Width: N/A
Wavebands: VIS - TIR: 0.47 - 12.5 ?m (20 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