Full Name Wide-Angle Fabry-Perot Imaging Spectrometer (Demo) Status Operational
Instrument Agencies GHGSat Maturity Low Heritage
Instrument Type Atmospheric chemistry Geometry
Instrument Technology High-resolution nadir-scanning SW spectrometer Sampling Imaging
Data Access Constrained Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications Wide-Angle Fabry-Perot Imaging Spectrometer.
Resolution Summary <50m
[Best Resolution: 50m]
Swath Summary Field of View : 12km*12km, Swath width :<15km, Sensor Pointing : +/-15 degrees from nadir along & cross-track.
[Max Swath: 15 km]
Accuracy Summary Methane column density precision (% of background) : 13%. Detection Threshold : 1000 kg/hour in 3 m/s wind (for methane). Depth of imaging : 12 bit. Geometric accuracies : <5 m
Waveband Summary SWIR 1630-1675 nm, multiple bands in a proprietary configuration, unpolarized
SWIR (~1.3 µm - ~3.0 µm)
Instrument Measurements
Measurements Overview
Trace gases (excluding ozone)CH4 Mole Fraction
Thematic Links Global Climate Observing System Essential Climate Variables (GCOS ECVs)
ECVDescriptionProduct(s)ECV Inventory 3.0 Record(s)
Carbon Dioxide, Methane and other Greenhouse gases click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Instrument Missions
GHGSat-D (Claire) - Greenhouse Gas Satellite - Demonstrator (Claire) (2016 - 2024)