THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - LISS-I -
Full Name Linear imaging Self Scanner - I Status No longer operational
Instrument Agencies ISRO Maturity
Instrument Type High resolution optical imagers Geometry Nadir-viewing
Instrument Technology High resolution optical imager Sampling Imaging
Data Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications 1b Provides data for: monitoring land use/ land cover, forest cover, coastal zones and wastelands; identification of prospective ground water zones; and crop acreage and production estimation for wheat, rice, sorghum, cotton, groundnut, tobacco, etc.
Resolution Summary 72.5 m
Swath Summary 148 km
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary VIS: 0.46 - 0.52 µm, 0.52 - 0.59 µm, 0.62 - 0.68 µm, NIR: 0.77 - 0.86 µm
VIS (~0.40 µm - ~0.75 µm)
NIR (~0.75 µm - ~1.3 µm)
Instrument Measurements
Instrument Missions
IRS-1A - Indian Remote Sensing Satellite - 1A (1988 - 1994)
IRS-1B - Indian Remote Sensing Satellite - 1B (1991 - 2002)
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