Full Name Charged Coupled Device Camera Status No longer operational
Instrument Agencies ISRO Maturity
Instrument Type Imaging multi-spectral radiometers (vis/IR) Geometry TBD
Instrument Technology High resolution optical imager Sampling Imaging
Data Access Open Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications Cloud and vegetation monitoring.
Resolution Summary 1 x 1 km
[Best Resolution: 1000m]
Swath Summary Normal: 6000 (N-S) X 6000 km (E-W) anywhere on earth disc, Program: 6000 (N-S) X (n X 300) km (E-W): n and number of frames programmable
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary VIS: 0.62 - 0.68 µm; NIR: 0.77 - 0.86 µm; SWIR: 1.55 - 1.69 µm
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
Albedo and reflectanceEarth surface albedo
Cloud type, amount and cloud top temperatureCloud type
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
INSAT-2E - Indian National Satellite - 2E (1999 - 2011)
INSAT-3A - Indian National Satellite - 3A (2003 - 2016)