CEOS Instrument: High Sensitivity Technological Camera




Instrument:HSTC
Agency: CONAE
Mission: SAC-C
Status:Operational
Type:Multi-purpose imaging Vis/IR radiometer
Description:Monitors forest fires, electrical storms and geophysical studies of aurora borealis
Spatial Resolution: 300 m
Swath Width: 700 km
Wavebands: PAN: VIS - NIR: 450-850 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:

  Snow cover
  Fire area
  
  
  
  
  

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