THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - CIRC -
Full Name Compact InfraRed Camera Status Operational
Instrument Agencies JAXA Maturity
Instrument Type Other Geometry Nadir-viewing
Instrument Technology Multi-purpose imaging Vis/IR radiometer Sampling Imaging
Data Access Open Access Data Format GeoTIFF
Measurements and Applications Active fire detection. Land surface temperature.
Resolution Summary 210m
[Best Resolution: 210m]
Swath Summary 128 km
[Max Swath: 128 km]
Accuracy Summary 0.2 K@300 K
Waveband Summary TIR: 8 - 12 µm
TIR (~6.0 µm - ~15.0 µm)
Instrument Measurements
Measurements Overview
CategoryParameter
Multi-purpose imagery (land)Active Fire Detection
Surface temperature (land)Land surface temperature
Thematic Links Global Climate Observing System Essential Climate Variables (GCOS ECVs)
ECVDescriptionProduct(s)ECV Inventory 3.0 Record(s)
Fire click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Land Surface Temperature click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Instrument Missions
ALOS-2 - Advanced Land Observing Satellite-2 (2014 - 2024)
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