THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - HSI -
Full Name Hyperspectral Imager Status Approved
Instrument Agencies DLR Maturity Medium Heritage
Instrument Type Hyperspectral imagers and Imaging multi-spectral radiometers (vis/IR) Geometry Push-broom scanning
Instrument Technology High resolution optical imager Sampling Imaging
Data Access Open Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications Detailed monitoring and characterization of rock and soil targets, vegetation, inland and coastal waters on a global scale.
Resolution Summary GSD 30 m
[Best Resolution: 30m]
Swath Summary 30 km
[Max Swath: 30 km]
Accuracy Summary Radiometric: <5%
Waveband Summary 420 - 2450 nm
VIS (~0.40 µm - ~0.75 µm)
NIR (~0.75 µm - ~1.3 µm)
SWIR (~1.3 µm - ~3.0 µm)
Instrument Measurements
CategoryParameterAccuracy
AerosolsVolcanic ash 
Albedo and reflectanceEarth surface albedo 
Multi-purpose imagery (land)Land surface imagery 
VegetationVegetation type 
Instrument Missions
EnMAP - Environmental Mapping & Analysis Program (2019 - 2024)
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