THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - EMIT -
Full Name Earth Surface Mineral Dust Source Investigation Status Being developed
Instrument Agencies NASA Maturity
Instrument Type Hyperspectral imagers Geometry Push-broom scanning
Instrument Technology High-resolution nadir-scanning IR spectrometer Sampling Imaging
Data Access Open Access Data Format NetCDF
Measurements and Applications Imaging spectroscopy from the visible to short wavelength infrared (VSWIR) to determine surface mineral compostion in the Earth's arid land dust source regions.
Resolution Summary 60 m
Swath Summary 75 km
Accuracy Summary 5% radiometric, 1% spectral, 5% spatial, 5% uniformity
Waveband Summary 400 -2500 nm at 7.4 nm sampling
SWIR (~1.3 µm - ~3.0 µm)
Instrument Measurements
Measurements Overview
CategoryParameter
Radiation budgetShort-wave Earth surface bi-directional reflectance
Instrument Missions
EMIT-on-ISS - International Space Station/Earth Surface Mineral Dust Source Investigation (EMIT) (2022 - 2023)
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