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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - Visible imaging spectrometer (HyspIRI) -
Full Name Visible imaging spectrometer (HyspIRI) Status Proposed
Instrument Agencies NASA Maturity Medium Heritage
Instrument Type Hyperspectral imagers and Imaging multi-spectral radiometers (vis/IR) Geometry Cross-track scanning
Instrument Technology High resolution optical imager Sampling Imaging
Data Access Open Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications
Resolution Summary 60 m at nadir; 3 week revisit time
[Best Resolution: 60m]
Swath Summary 90 km
[Max Swath: 90 km]
Accuracy Summary Spectral accuracy < .5 nm
Waveband Summary 400 - 2500 nm
VIS (~0.40 µm - ~0.75 µm)
NIR (~0.75 µm - ~1.3 µm)
SWIR (~1.3 µm - ~3.0 µm)
Instrument Measurements
CategoryParameterAccuracy
Multi-purpose imagery (land)Land surface imagery 
Ocean colour/biologyOcean chlorophyll concentration 
VegetationVegetation type 
Land cover 
Instrument Missions
HyspIRI - Hyperspectral Infrared Imager (2023 - 2026)
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