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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - NigeriaSat X Remote Sensing (Medium Resolution) -
Full Name NigeriaSat X Remote Sensing (Medium Resolution) Status Operational
Instrument Agencies NASRDA Maturity
Instrument Type Imaging multi-spectral radiometers (vis/IR) Geometry Push-broom scanning
Instrument Technology High resolution optical imager Sampling Imaging
Data Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications High resolution images for monitoring of land surface and coastal processes and for agricultural, geological and hydrological applications.
Resolution Summary 22 m multispectral (red, green and NIR)
[Best Resolution: 22m]
Swath Summary 600 x 600 km
[Max Swath: 600 km]
Accuracy Summary 150 - 300 m
Waveband Summary NIR: ~0.75 - ~1.3 µm, VIS: ~0.40 - ~0.75 µm
VIS (~0.40 µm - ~0.75 µm)
NIR (~0.75 µm - ~1.3 µm)
Instrument Measurements
CategoryParameterAccuracy
Albedo and reflectanceEarth surface albedo 
Multi-purpose imagery (land)Land surface imagery 
Instrument Missions
NigeriaSat-X - Nigeria Earth Observation Satellite X (2011 - 2018)
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