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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - K-line Imager -
Full Name K-line Imager Status Operational
Instrument Agencies SANSA Maturity
Instrument Type High resolution optical imagers Geometry Nadir-viewing
Instrument Technology High resolution optical imager Sampling Imaging
Data Access Constrained Access Data Format BMP, JPEG
Measurements and Applications ZACube-2 is fitted with a K-line fire detection imager as its hosted payload. The Imager consists of a combination of two NIR cameras to allow for potential fires to be detected.
Resolution Summary 56 m
[Best Resolution: 56m]
Swath Summary 71 km
[Max Swath: 71 km]
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary Near Infrared (NIR)
NIR (~0.75 µm - ~1.3 µm)
Instrument Measurements
Measurements Overview
CategoryParameter
Multi-purpose imagery (land)Fire fractional cover
Thematic Links Global Climate Observing System Essential Climate Variables (GCOS ECVs)
ECVDescriptionProduct(s)ECV Inventory 3.0 Record(s)
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Instrument Missions
ZACube-2 - ZACube-2 (2018 - 2022)
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