THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
Full Name Very High Resolution Imager 100 Status Operational
Instrument Agencies UKSA Maturity
Instrument Type High resolution optical imagers Geometry Steerable viewing
Instrument Technology High resolution optical imager Sampling Imaging
Data Access Constrained Access Data Format Spacecraft format - IMI (custom data format) Base deliverable format - Radiometrically corrected TIFF + AOCS Metadata
Measurements and Applications High resolution optical imagery for land use monitoring, urban planning, crop monitoring and pollution monitoring
Resolution Summary Pan: 1.0 m; Multispectral: 4.0 m
[Best Resolution: 1m]
Swath Summary 23 km
[Max Swath: 23 km]
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary Pan 0.45-0.65µm; VIS: 0.44-0.51µm, 0.51-0.59µm, 0.60-0.67µm; NIR: 0.76-0.91µm
VIS (~0.40 µm - ~0.75 µm)
NIR (~0.75 µm - ~1.3 µm)
Instrument Measurements
Measurements Overview
Multi-purpose imagery (land)Land surface imagery
VegetationNormalized Differential Vegetation Index (NDVI)
Land cover
Vegetation Cover
Thematic Links Global Climate Observing System Essential Climate Variables (GCOS ECVs)
ECVDescriptionProduct(s)ECV Inventory 3.0 Record(s)
Land cover click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Instrument Missions
DMC3 - Disaster Monitoring Constellation-3 (2015 - 2022)
SSTL S1-4 - SSTL S1-4 (2018 - 2026)
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