THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - MMRS -
Full Name Multispectral Medium Resolution Scanner Status No longer operational
Instrument Agencies CONAE Maturity
Instrument Type Imaging multi-spectral radiometers (vis/IR) Geometry Push-broom scanning
Instrument Technology Multi-purpose imaging Vis/IR radiometer Sampling Imaging
Data Access Open Access Data Format Fast format
Measurements and Applications Applications related to agriculture, environment, forestry, hydrology, oceanography, mineralogy and geology, desertification, contamination and protection of ecosystems.
Resolution Summary 175 m
[Best Resolution: 175m]
Swath Summary 360 km
[Max Swath: 360 km]
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary VIS - NIR - SWIR: 480 - 500 nm, 540 - 560 nm, 630 - 690 nm, 795 - 835 nm, SWIR: 1550 - 1700 nm
VIS (~0.40 µm - ~0.75 µm)
NIR (~0.75 µm - ~1.3 µm)
SWIR (~1.3 µm - ~3.0 µm)
Instrument Measurements
CategoryParameterAccuracy
AerosolsVolcanic ash 
Albedo and reflectanceEarth surface albedo 
Multi-purpose imagery (land)Fire area 
Land surface imagery 
Multi-purpose imagery (ocean)Ocean imagery and water leaving radiance 
Ocean colour/biologyOcean suspended sediment concentration 
VegetationVegetation type 
Instrument Missions
SAC-C - (2000 - 2013)
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