THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - AVNIR -
Full Name Advanced Visible and Near Infrared Radiometor Status No longer operational
Instrument Agencies JAXA Maturity
Instrument Type High resolution optical imagers Geometry Cross-track scanning
Instrument Technology High resolution optical imager Sampling Imaging
Data Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications High resolution multi-spectral imager for land applications which include environmental monitoring, agriculture and forestry, disaster monitoring.
Resolution Summary 16 m (multi), 8 m (pan)
[Best Resolution: 8m]
Swath Summary 80km
[Max Swath: 80 km]
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary VIS (~0.40 µm - ~0.75 µm)
VIS (~0.40 µm - ~0.75 µm)
NIR (~0.75 µm - ~1.3 µm)
Instrument Measurements
CategoryParameterAccuracy
Albedo and reflectanceEarth surface albedo 
Landscape topographyLand surface topography 
Multi-purpose imagery (land)Land surface imagery 
VegetationLand cover 
Instrument Missions
ADEOS - Advanced Earth Observing Satellite (1996 - 1997)
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