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
Measurements Overview
CategoryParameter
Albedo and reflectanceEarth surface albedo
Multi-purpose imagery (land)Land surface imagery
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
Instrument Missions
Sich-2 - (2011 - 2012)
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