THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - MS -
Full Name Multispectral Imager Status No longer operational
Instrument Agencies GeoEye Maturity High Heritage - Operational
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 Object identification, for example buildings, roads, farmland, national security, military mapping, air and marine transportation, land use and change.
Resolution Summary 4 m
[Best Resolution: 4m]
Swath Summary 70 km
[Max Swath: 70 km]
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary 445 – 516 nm (blue), 506 – 595 nm (green), 632 – 698 nm (red), 757 – 853 nm (near IR)
 
Instrument Measurements
CategoryParameterAccuracy
Albedo and reflectanceEarth surface albedo 
Multi-purpose imagery (land)Land surface imagery 
VegetationVegetation type 
Instrument Missions
Ikonos-2 - Ikonos-2 (1999 - 2015)
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