Full Name HyperSpectral Instrument Status Being developed
Instrument Agencies COM Maturity
Instrument Type Hyperspectral imagers Geometry Push-broom scanning
Instrument Technology High resolution optical imager Sampling Imaging
Data Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications Pushbroom-type grating Imaging Spectrometer with high Signal-to-noise Ratio and data uniformity to derive quantitative surface characteristics supporting the monitoring, implementation and improvement of a range of policies in the domain of raw materials, agriculture, soils, food security, biodiversity, environmental degradation and hazards, inland and coastal waters, snow, forestry and the urban environment
Resolution Summary 30m
[Best Resolution: 30m]
Swath Summary 130km
Accuracy Summary Radiometric accuracy for Level-1B data: 5% absolute, 1% relative. On a best effort basis within 1760-1950 nm and within 2450-2500 nm.
Waveband Summary > 200 bands (400-2500 nm); FWHM <= 10 nm; SSI <= 10 nm
VIS (~0.40 µm - ~0.75 µm)
NIR (~0.75 µm - ~1.3 µm)
SWIR (~1.3 µm - ~3.0 µm)
Instrument Measurements
Measurements Overview
Multi-purpose imagery (land)Land surface imagery
Multi-purpose imagery (ocean)Ocean imagery and water leaving spectral radiance
Radiation budgetUpwelling (Outgoing) spectral radiance at TOA
Thematic Links Global Climate Observing System Essential Climate Variables (GCOS ECVs)
ECVDescriptionProduct(s)ECV Inventory 3.0 Record(s)
Ocean Colour click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Instrument Missions
Sentinel CHIME-A - Copernicus Hyperspectral Imaging Mission for the Environment (2029 - 2037)
Sentinel CHIME-B - Copernicus Hyperspectral Imaging Mission for the Environment (2031 - 2039)