Full Name Panchromatic sensor Status No longer operational
Instrument Agencies ISRO Maturity
Instrument Type High resolution optical imagers Geometry Steerable viewing
Instrument Technology High resolution optical imager Sampling Imaging
Data Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications High resolution stereo images for study of topography, urban areas, development of DTM, run-off models etc. Urban sprawl, forest cover/timber volume, land use change.
Resolution Summary 5.8 m
[Best Resolution: 5.8m]
Swath Summary 70 km at nadir
[Max Swath: 70 km]
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary Panchromatic VIS: 0.5 - 0.75 µm
VIS (~0.40 µm - ~0.75 µm)
Instrument Measurements
Measurements Overview
Albedo and reflectanceEarth surface albedo
Ice sheet topographySea-ice sheet topography
Landscape topographyLand surface topography
Multi-purpose imagery (land)Land surface imagery
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
IRS-1C - Indian Remote Sensing Satellite - 1C (1995 - 2007)
IRS-1D - Indian Remote Sensing Satellite - 1D (1997 - 2010)