THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - MIRS -
Full Name Middle IR Scanner Status No longer operational
Instrument Agencies NSAU Maturity
Instrument Type Imaging multi-spectral radiometers (vis/IR) Geometry Nadir-viewing
Instrument Technology Multi-purpose imaging Vis/IR radiometer Sampling Imaging
Data Access Open Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications Scanner images of land surface in middle infra-red range.
Resolution Summary 41.4 m
[Best Resolution: 41.4m]
Swath Summary 55.3 km pointable ±35° from nadir
[Max Swath: 55 km]
Accuracy Summary 8 bits
Waveband Summary NIR: 1.55 - 1.7 µm
SWIR (~1.3 µm - ~3.0 µm)
Instrument Measurements
CategoryParameterAccuracy
Albedo and reflectanceEarth surface albedo 
Multi-purpose imagery (land)Land surface imagery 
Surface temperature (land)Land surface temperature 
VegetationVegetation type 
Land cover 
Instrument Missions
Sich-2 - (2011 - 2012)
Copyright CEOS | About | Site Search Researched and written by Symbios