Full Name High Resolution Camera Status Approved
Instrument Agencies CONAE Maturity Low Heritage
Instrument Type Imaging multi-spectral radiometers (vis/IR) Geometry Steerable viewing
Instrument Technology High resolution optical imager Sampling Imaging
Data Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications Panchromatic and multispectral (Vis/IR) measurements with high spatial resolution, with stereo capability for DEM generation. Applications in emergencies in general, agriculture, land use/land cover, change detection, urban environment, cartography, topography.
Resolution Summary Panchromatic band: 1 m Vis/IR bands: 4 m
[Best Resolution: 1m]
Swath Summary 12 km
[Max Swath: 12 km]
Accuracy Summary Absolute radiometric accuracy: 5%
Waveband Summary Panchromatic band - P: 450-900 nm Vis/IR bands - B1: 450-520 nm - B2: 520-590 nm - B3: 630-690 nm - B4: 770-890 nm
VIS (~0.40 µm - ~0.75 µm)
NIR (~0.75 µm - ~1.3 µm)
Instrument Measurements
Measurements Overview
Landscape topographyLand surface topography
Multi-purpose imagery (land)Land surface imagery
Ocean topography/currentsBathymetry
VegetationNormalized Differential Vegetation Index (NDVI)
Vegetation type
Land cover
Vegetation Canopy (cover)
Vegetation Cover
Thematic Links Global Climate Observing System Essential Climate Variables (GCOS ECVs)
ECVDescriptionProduct(s)ECV Inventory 3.0 Record(s)
Land cover click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Instrument Missions
SARE-2A (S1) - SARE-2A (S1) (2028 - 2033)
SARE-2A (S2) - SARE-2A (S2) (2030 - 2033)
SARE-2A (S3) - SARE-2A (S3) (2031 - 2033)
SARE-2A (S4) - SARE-2A (S4) (2032 - 2033)