Full Name Hyperspectral sensor Status No longer considered
Instrument Agencies ISRO Maturity
Instrument Type High resolution optical imagers Geometry TBD
Instrument Technology High resolution optical imager Sampling Imaging
Data Access Very Constrained Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications High resolution images for study of agriculture, geology and water resources for generation of spectral library, geological mapping, water quality assessment, precision agriculture, discrimination of vegetation types, coastal studies, oil and mineral exploration etc
Resolution Summary 12 m
Swath Summary 15 km
[Max Swath: 15 km]
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary VNIR 0.4 - 0.9 (50 bands); SWIR 0.9-2.4 µm (150 bands)
NIR (~0.75 µm - ~1.3 µm)
SWIR (~1.3 µm - ~3.0 µm)
Instrument Measurements
Measurements Overview
Snow cover, edge and depthSnow cover
VegetationVegetation type
Thematic Links Global Climate Observing System Essential Climate Variables (GCOS ECVs)
ECVDescriptionProduct(s)ECV Inventory 3.0 Record(s)
Snow click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Instrument Missions
CARTOSAT-1A - Cartography Satellite -1A (2014 - 2019)
CARTOSAT-1B - Cartosat -1B (2017 - 2022)