CEOS Instrument: Visible and Infra-red Spin Scan Radiometer (GMS-4)

Instrument:VISSR (GMS-4)
Agency: JAXA
Mission: GMS-4
Status:No longer operational
Type:Multi-purpose imaging Vis/IR radiometer
Description:Data used for cloud type and cloud motion detection. Also measures sea surface temperature
Spatial Resolution: N/A
Swath Width: N/A
Wavebands: N/A
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:

  Wind speed over land surface (horizontal)

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