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PROBA CHRIS Level 1A (PROBA.CHRIS.1A)
CHRIS stands for Compact High Resolution Imaging Spectrometer. It was launched aboard ESA's Proba-1 satellite on 22 October 2001 and provides hyperspectral images to a resolution of 18m. The Proba-1 mission objectives are primarily for in-orbit demonstration and evaluation of new technologies, the CHRIS instrument is one of these technologies, the data provided from CHRIS is targeted to help with environmental monitoring applications.
CHRIS data is supplied in HDF data files (version 4.1r3).
CHRIS acquires a set of up to five images of each target during each acquisition sequence, these images are acquired when Proba is pointing at distinct angles with respect to the target.
CHRIS Level 1A products include five formal CHRIS imaging modes, classified as modes 1 to 5:
Data may be downloaded online from the EOLI Catalogue.
Data Set Specifications
2002-10-01 to current day
90 N, 90 S, 180 W, 180 E
Optical/Multi Spectral Radiometry High Resolution
ESRIN - Horizontal Resolution Range:
17m to 34 m at 556km
How to access EO data
From Delivery to Acquisition
ESA Earth Observation Campaigns Data
ESA has been involved in many Earth Observation campaigns over the past 25 years, from ground-based surveys, to ships at sea, aircraft and balloons in the atmosphere and the orbiting satellites in space.
To learn more about these campaigns and available datasets from them, please see the Campaigns page.