THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - PAN (Cartosat-2A/2B) -
Full Name Panchromatic Camera Status Operational
Instrument Agencies ISRO Maturity
Instrument Type High resolution optical imagers Geometry Steerable viewing
Instrument Technology High resolution optical imager Sampling Imaging
Data Access Very Constrained Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications High resolution stereo images for large scale (better than 1:0000) mapping applications, urban applications, GIS ingest.
Resolution Summary 1 m
[Best Resolution: 1m]
Swath Summary 10 km
[Max Swath: 10 km]
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary VIS: 0.5 - 0.75 µm
VIS (~0.40 µm - ~0.75 µm)
Instrument Measurements
CategoryParameterAccuracy
Albedo and reflectanceEarth surface albedo 
Landscape topographyLand surface topography 
Multi-purpose imagery (land)Land surface imagery 
Instrument Missions
CARTOSAT-2A - Cartography Satellite - 2A (2008 - 2017)
CARTOSAT-2B - Cartography Satellite - 2B (2010 - 2017)
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