CEOS Instrument: Multiple Channel Scanning Imager




Instrument:MCSI
Agencies: NRSCC [Primary]
 CAST
 NSMC-CMA
Missions: FY-4A
 FY-4B
 FY-4C
 FY-4D
 FY-4E
Status:Approved
Type:Multi-purpose imaging Vis/IR radiometer
Description:Multipurpose visible/IR imagery and wind derivation
Spatial Resolution: 1 km VIS, 2 km NIR, 4 km TIR
Swath Width: Full Earth disk
Wavebands: 12 channeles from 0.55 - 13.8 ?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