CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - NigeriaSat Medium Resolution -
Full Name NigeriaSat Remote Sensing (medium resolution) Status No longer operational
Instrument Agencies NASRDA Maturity
Instrument Type Imaging multi-spectral radiometers (vis/IR) Geometry Push-broom scanning
Instrument Technology High resolution optical imager Sampling Imaging
Data Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications Medium resolution images for monitoring of land surface and coastal processes and for agricultural, geological and hydrological applications.
Resolution Summary 32 m multispectral (red, green, NIR)
[Best Resolution: 32m]
Swath Summary 600 x 600 km
[Max Swath: 600 km]
Accuracy Summary 150 - 300 m
Waveband Summary NIR: ~0.75 - ~1.3 µm, VIS: ~0.40 - ~0.75 µm
VIS (~0.40 µm - ~0.75 µm)
NIR (~0.75 µm - ~1.3 µm)
Instrument Measurements
Measurements Overview
Albedo and reflectanceEarth surface albedo
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
NigeriaSat-1 - NigeriaSat-1 (2003 - 2010)