THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - SCMR -
Full Name Surface Composition Mapping Radiometer Status No longer operational
Instrument Agencies NASA Maturity
Instrument Type Geometry Cross-track scanning
Instrument Technology Multi-channel/direction/polarisation radiometer Sampling
Data Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications To exploit reflectivity and differential emissivity to discriminate soil types
Resolution Summary 660 m at s.s.p.
[Best Resolution: 660m]
Swath Summary Cross-track at 10 rps, swath 800 km
[Max Swath: 800 km]
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary 3-channel radiometer, 0.8-1.1 µm, 8.3-9.3 µm and 10.2-11.2 µm
 
Instrument Measurements
Instrument Missions
NIMBUS-5 - Nimbus 5 (1972 - 1983)
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