THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
Full Name Multispectral Imager Status No longer operational
Instrument Agencies GeoEye Maturity High Heritage - Operational
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 Object identification, for example buildings, roads, farmland, national security, military mapping, air and marine transportation, land use and change.
Resolution Summary 4 m
[Best Resolution: 4m]
Swath Summary 70 km
[Max Swath: 70 km]
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary 445 – 516 nm (blue), 506 – 595 nm (green), 632 – 698 nm (red), 757 – 853 nm (near IR)
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
Ikonos-2 - Ikonos-2 (1999 - 2015)
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