THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - PAN (FORMOSAT) -
Full Name Panchromatic Imager Status Operational
Instrument Agencies NSPO Maturity Medium Heritage
Instrument Type High resolution optical imagers Geometry
Instrument Technology High resolution optical imager Sampling Imaging
Data Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications Object identification, for example buildings, roads, farmland.
Resolution Summary 2 m
[Best Resolution: 2m]
Swath Summary 24 km
[Max Swath: 24 km]
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary Wave length: 0.45 ~ 0.90 µm
 
Instrument Measurements
CategoryParameterAccuracy
Albedo and reflectanceEarth surface albedo 
Cloud type, amount and cloud top temperatureCloud type 
Multi-purpose imagery (land)Land surface imagery 
VegetationVegetation type 
Instrument Missions
FORMOSAT-2 - FORMOSA Satellite No. 2 (2004 - 2016)
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