THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
Full Name High-Resolution Imager Status Operational
Instrument Agencies CNES Maturity
Instrument Type High resolution optical imagers Geometry Cross-track scanning
Instrument Technology High resolution optical imager Sampling Imaging
Data Access Open Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications Cartography, land use, risk, agriculture and forestry, civil planning and mapping, digital terrain models, defence.
Resolution Summary 0.70 m
[Best Resolution: 0.7m]
Swath Summary 20 km swath at nadir. Agile platform giving ±50 deg off-track
[Max Swath: 20 km]
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary 4 bands + PAN: Near IR (0.77 - 0.91 µm), Red (0.61 - 0.71 µm), Green (0.50 - 0.60 µm), Blue (0.44 - 0.54 µm), Pan (0.47 - 0.84 µm)
VIS (~0.40 µm - ~0.75 µm)
NIR (~0.75 µm - ~1.3 µm)
Instrument Measurements
Measurements Overview
Ice sheet topographySea-ice sheet topography
Landscape topographyLand surface topography
Multi-purpose imagery (land)Land surface imagery
VegetationLand 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
Pleiades 1A - Pleiades 1A (2011 - 2024)
Pleiades 1B - Pleiades 1B (2012 - 2024)
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