THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - MBEI -
Full Name Multi-Band Earth Imager Status No longer operational
Instrument Agencies NSAU Maturity
Instrument Type High resolution optical imagers Geometry Nadir-viewing
Instrument Technology High resolution optical imager Sampling Imaging
Data Access Open Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications Multispectral scanner images of land surface.
Resolution Summary 8.2 m
[Best Resolution: 8.2m]
Swath Summary 46.6 km pointable ±35° from nadir
[Max Swath: 46 km]
Accuracy Summary 8 bits
Waveband Summary VIS - NIR: 0.51 - 0.90 µm; VIS: 0.51 - 0.59 µm, 0.61 - 0.68 µm; NIR: 0.80 - 0.89 µm
VIS (~0.40 µm - ~0.75 µm)
NIR (~0.75 µm - ~1.3 µm)
Instrument Measurements
Measurements Overview
CategoryParameter
Albedo and reflectanceEarth surface albedo
Multi-purpose imagery (land)Land surface imagery
Multi-purpose imagery (ocean)Ocean imagery and water leaving spectral radiance
Sea ice cover, edge and thicknessSea-ice cover
Snow cover, edge and depthSnow cover
Surface temperature (land)Land surface temperature
VegetationVegetation type
Land cover
Thematic Links Global Climate Observing System Essential Climate Variables (GCOS ECVs)
ECVDescriptionProduct(s)ECV Inventory 3.0 Record(s)
Albedo click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Land cover click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Land Surface Temperature click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Ocean Colour click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Sea Ice click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Snow click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Instrument Missions
Sich-2 - (2011 - 2012)
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