CEOS Instrument: Medium Resolution Spectral Imager




Instrument:MERSI
Agencies: NRSCC [Primary]
 CAST
 NSMC-CMA
Missions: FY-3A
 FY-3B
 FY-3C
Status:Operational
Type:Multi-purpose imaging Vis/IR radiometer
Description:Measurement of vegetation indexes and ocean colour
Spatial Resolution: 250 m for broadband channels, 1 km for narrowband channels
Swath Width: 2800 km
Wavebands: 25 channeles from 0.47~12.0 ?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