THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - CCD camera -
Full Name Charged Coupled Device Camera Status Operational
Instrument Agencies ISRO Maturity
Instrument Type Imaging multi-spectral radiometers (vis/IR) Geometry TBD
Instrument Technology High resolution optical imager Sampling Imaging
Data Access Open Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications Cloud and vegetation monitoring.
Resolution Summary 1 x 1 km
[Best Resolution: 1000m]
Swath Summary Normal: 6000 (N-S) X 6000 km (E-W) anywhere on earth disc, Program: 6000 (N-S) X (n X 300) km (E-W): n and number of frames programmable
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary VIS: 0.62 - 0.68 µm; NIR: 0.77 - 0.86 µm; SWIR: 1.55 - 1.69 µm
VIS (~0.40 µm - ~0.75 µm)
NIR (~0.75 µm - ~1.3 µm)
SWIR (~1.3 µm - ~3.0 µm)
Instrument Measurements
CategoryParameterAccuracy
Albedo and reflectanceEarth surface albedo 
Cloud type, amount and cloud top temperatureCloud type 
Multi-purpose imagery (land)Land surface imagery 
Instrument Missions
INSAT-2E - Indian National Satellite - 2E (1999 - 2011)
INSAT-3A - Indian National Satellite - 3A (2003 - 2017)
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