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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - NigeriaSat 2 Remote Sensing (Med and High Res) -
Full Name NigeriaSat 2 Remote Sensing (Med and High Res) Status Operational
Instrument Agencies NASRDA Maturity
Instrument Type High resolution optical imagers Geometry Steerable viewing
Instrument Technology High resolution optical imager Sampling Imaging
Data Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications High resolution images for monitoring of land surface and coastal processes and for agricultural, geological and hydrological applications.
Resolution Summary 2.5 PAN, 5 m multispectral (red blue green,NIR), 32 m multispectral (red, green, NIR)
[Best Resolution: 2.5m]
Swath Summary 20 x 20 km , 300 x 300 km
[Max Swath: 300 km]
Accuracy Summary 35 - 45 m
Waveband Summary NIR: ~0.75 - ~1.3 µm, VIS: ~0.40 - ~0.75 µm
VIS (~0.40 µm - ~0.75 µm)
NIR (~0.75 µm - ~1.3 µm)
Instrument Measurements
CategoryParameterAccuracy
Albedo and reflectanceEarth surface albedo 
Multi-purpose imagery (land)Land surface imagery 
Instrument Missions
NigeriaSat-2 - Nigeria Earth Observation Satellite 2 (2011 - 2018)
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