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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - Multi-spectral thermal infrared imager (HyspIRI) -
Full Name Multi-spectral thermal infrared imager (HyspIRI) Status Proposed
Instrument Agencies NASA Maturity Medium Heritage
Instrument Type Imaging multi-spectral radiometers (vis/IR) Geometry Whisk-broom scanning
Instrument Technology Medium-resolution IR spectrometer Sampling Imaging
Data Access Open Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications Ecosystem focused mission with measurements of surface and cloud imaging with high spatial resolution, stereoscopic observation of local topography, cloud heights, volcanic plumes, and generation of local surface digital elevation maps, surface temperature and emissivity.
Resolution Summary 60 m at nadir; 1 week revisit time
[Best Resolution: 60m]
Swath Summary 600 km
[Max Swath: 600 km]
Accuracy Summary 0.1 K, <.01 µm
Waveband Summary 3-5 µm, 7.5-12 µm
MWIR (~3.0 µm - ~6.0 µm)
TIR (~6.0 µm - ~15.0 µm)
Instrument Measurements
CategoryParameterAccuracy
Radiation budgetLong-wave Earth surface emissivity 
Surface temperature (land)Land surface temperature 
Instrument Missions
HyspIRI - Hyperspectral Infrared Imager (2023 - 2026)
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