THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - MS -
Full Name Multispectral Imager Status Operational
Instrument Agencies NSPO Maturity Medium Heritage
Instrument Type Imaging multi-spectral radiometers (vis/IR) Geometry
Instrument Technology Multi-purpose imaging Vis/IR radiometer Sampling Imaging
Data Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications Vegetation and land cover, farming and crops, land cover change.
Resolution Summary 8 m
[Best Resolution: 8m]
Swath Summary 24 km
[Max Swath: 24 km]
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary Band 1 (blue) 0.45~0.52µm, Band 2 (green) 0.52~0.60µm, Band 3 (red) 0.63~0.69µm, Band 4 (near infrared) 0.76~0.90µm
 
Instrument Measurements
CategoryParameterAccuracy
Albedo and reflectanceEarth surface albedo 
Multi-purpose imagery (land)Land surface imagery 
VegetationVegetation type 
Instrument Missions
FORMOSAT-2 - FORMOSA Satellite No. 2 (2004 - 2016)
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