THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - HiRI -
Full Name High-Resolution Imager Status Operational
Instrument Agencies CNES Maturity
Instrument Type High resolution optical imagers Geometry Cross-track scanning
Instrument Technology High resolution optical imager Sampling Imaging
Data Access Open Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications Cartography, land use, risk, agriculture and forestry, civil planning and mapping, digital terrain models, defence.
Resolution Summary 0.70 m
[Best Resolution: 0.7m]
Swath Summary 20 km swath at nadir. Agile platform giving ±50 deg off-track
[Max Swath: 20 km]
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary 4 bands + PAN: Near IR (0.77 - 0.91 µm), Red (0.61 - 0.71 µm), Green (0.50 - 0.60 µm), Blue (0.44 - 0.54 µm), Pan (0.47 - 0.84 µm)
VIS (~0.40 µm - ~0.75 µm)
NIR (~0.75 µm - ~1.3 µm)
Instrument Measurements
CategoryParameterAccuracy
Ice sheet topographySea-ice sheet topography 
Landscape topographyLand surface topography 
Multi-purpose imagery (land)Land surface imagery 
VegetationLand cover 
Instrument Missions
Pleiades 1A - (2011 - 2018)
Pleiades 1B - (2012 - 2019)
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