PROBA-1's main instrument was the Compact High Resolution Imaging Spectrometer (CHRIS), which had applications in atmosphere, land, agriculture and oceans and coast.
It acquired 13 square km scenes at 17 m spatial resolution in 18 user-selected visible and near-infrared wavelengths.
CHRIS was funded by the UK Space Agency (at the time the British National Space Centre (BNSC)) and Sira Electro-Optics Ltd, and developed/built by Sira Technology Ltd (formerly Sira Electro-Optics Ltd).
|Resolution||18m at nadir|
|Swath Width||14 km|
|Spectral Range||400 - 1050 nm in VNIR|
|Spectral Resolution||1.25 nm 11 nm|
|Image Size||Each nominal image is 13 km x 13 km|
- MODE 1: Full swath width, 62 spectral bands, 773 nm / 1036 nm, nadir ground sampling distance 34 m at 556 km
- MODE 2 WATER BANDS: Full swath width, 18 spectral bands, nadir ground sampling distance 17 m at 556 km
- MODE 3 LAND CHANNELS: Full swath width, 18 spectral bands, nadir ground sampling distance 17 m at 556 km
- MODE 4 CHLOROPHYL BAND SET: Full swath width, 18 spectral bands, nadir ground sampling distance 17 m at 556 km
- MODE 5 LAND CHANNELS: Half swath width, 37 spectral bands, nadir ground sampling distance 17 m at 556 km
ESA offers to registered user the access through the Online Dissemination server to the following data collection:
- PROBA-1 CHRIS: Level 1A CHRIS products
A number of tools are available for visualising, processing and analysing PROBA-1 data.
Sentinel Application Platform
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HDFclean V2 is a program for reprocessing images stored in the HDF file format (Hierarchical Data Format).
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