Full Name Hyperspectral Imager Status Operational
Instrument Agencies DLR Maturity Medium Heritage
Instrument Type Hyperspectral imagers and Imaging multi-spectral radiometers (vis/IR) Geometry Push-broom scanning
Instrument Technology High resolution optical imager Sampling Imaging
Data Access Open Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications Detailed monitoring and characterization of rock and soil targets, vegetation, inland and coastal waters on a global scale.
Resolution Summary GSD 30 m
[Best Resolution: 30m]
Swath Summary 30 km
[Max Swath: 30 km]
Accuracy Summary Radiometric: <5%
Waveband Summary 420 - 2450 nm
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
AerosolsVolcanic ash
Albedo and reflectanceEarth surface albedo
Multi-purpose imagery (land)Land surface imagery
Trace gases (excluding ozone)CH4 Mole Fraction
CO2 Mole Fraction
VegetationVegetation type
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
Carbon Dioxide, Methane and other Greenhouse gases click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Instrument Missions
EnMAP - Environmental Mapping & Analysis Program (2022 - 2026)