CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - NigeriaSat 2 Remote Sensing (Med and High Res) -
Full Name NigeriaSat 2 Remote Sensing (Med and High Res) Status Operational
Instrument Agencies NASRDA 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 images for monitoring of land surface and coastal processes and for agricultural, geological and hydrological applications.
Resolution Summary 2.5 PAN, 5 m multispectral (red blue green,NIR), 32 m multispectral (red, green, NIR)
[Best Resolution: 2.5m]
Swath Summary 20 x 20 km , 300 x 300 km
[Max Swath: 300 km]
Accuracy Summary 35 - 45 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-2 - Nigeria Earth Observation Satellite 2 (2011 - 2023)