THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - AVHRR -
Full Name Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer Status No longer operational
Instrument Agencies NOAA Maturity
Instrument Type Imaging multi-spectral radiometers (vis/IR) Geometry Cross-track scanning
Instrument Technology Multi-purpose imaging Vis/IR radiometer Sampling Imaging
Data Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications
Resolution Summary 1.1 km IFOV s.s.p.
[Best Resolution: 800m]
Swath Summary Cross-track: 2048 pixel of 800 m s.s.p., swath 2900 km - Along-track: six 1.1-km lines/s
[Max Swath: 2900 km]
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary VIS, NIR, MWIR and TIR
 
Instrument Measurements
Instrument Missions
TIROS N - (1978 - 1981)
NOAA-6 - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - 6 (1979 - 1987)
NOAA-8 - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - 8 (1983 - 1985)
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