THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
Full Name Multispectral Imager Status No longer operational
Instrument Agencies NSPO Maturity Medium Heritage
Instrument Type Imaging multi-spectral radiometers (vis/IR) Geometry
Instrument Technology Multi-purpose imaging Vis/IR radiometer Sampling Imaging
Data Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications Vegetation and land cover, farming and crops, land cover change.
Resolution Summary 8 m
[Best Resolution: 8m]
Swath Summary 24 km
[Max Swath: 24 km]
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary Band 1 (blue) 0.45~0.52µm, Band 2 (green) 0.52~0.60µm, Band 3 (red) 0.63~0.69µm, Band 4 (near infrared) 0.76~0.90µm
Instrument Measurements
Measurements Overview
Albedo and reflectanceEarth surface albedo
Multi-purpose imagery (land)Land surface imagery
VegetationVegetation type
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
Instrument Missions
FORMOSAT-2 - FORMOSA Satellite No. 2 (2004 - 2016)
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