THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - PAN -
Full Name Panchromatic Imager Status No longer operational
Instrument Agencies GeoEye Maturity High Heritage - Operational
Instrument Type High resolution optical imagers Geometry
Instrument Technology High resolution optical imager Sampling Imaging
Data Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications Object identification, for example buildings, roads, farmland, national security, military mapping, air and marine transportation.
Resolution Summary 1 m
[Best Resolution: 1m]
Swath Summary 11 km
[Max Swath: 11 km]
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary Wave length: 0.526 – 0.929 µm
 
Instrument Measurements
Measurements Overview
CategoryParameter
Albedo and reflectanceEarth surface albedo
Cloud type, amount and cloud top temperatureCloud type
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
Ikonos-2 - Ikonos-2 (1999 - 2015)
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