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Instrument image

AVNIR-2 is a four band (visible and near-infrared) radiometer with a resolution of 10 m, designed for observing land and coastal zones. The images will provide the basis for land coverage and land-use classifi cation maps for monitoring regional environments. In addition, the instrument has a cross track pointing capability useful for quick response applications including disaster monitoring.

Not Operational
High resolution optical imagers
Technical Characteristics
8 bits
Spatial Resolution:
10 m (at NADIR)
Swath Width:
70 km (at NADIR)
1: 0.42-0.50 microns 2: 0.52-0.60 microns, 3: 0.61-0.69 microns, 4: 0.76-0.89 microns,
Earth Topics
Agriculture ( Afforestation/Reforestation Protection , Forest Fires ), Natural Disasters ( Earthquakes , Floods , Oil Slicks , Landslides )
Related Instruments
Available Resources Type Access
Product Guide Product Document link
Information on ALOS AVNIR-2/PRISM products for ADEN users Technical Document download
Consolidated Verification Report AVNIR-2 Calibration/Validation Document download
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Maintenance at Matera - network downtime on 30 June 2011

27 June 2011

A network maintenance has been scheduled at Matera from 10:00 to 15:00 CET on 30 June 2011.