CEOS Instrument: Multispectral Visible and Infra-red Scan Radiometer (10 channels)




Instrument:VIRR
Agencies: NRSCC [Primary]
 CAST
 NSMC-CMA
Missions: FY-3A
 FY-3B
 FY-3C
Status:Operational
Type:Multi-purpose imaging Vis/IR radiometer
Description:Multispectral Visible and Infra-red Scan Radiometer
Spatial Resolution: 1.1 km at nadiar
Swath Width: 2800 km
Wavebands: Instrument features 10 channels over 0.43 - 10.5 ?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