Minimize AVNIR-2 & PRISM

The AVNIR-2 & PRISM menu to your right provide information concerning the SPPA activities for this mission. 


A brief description of the mission, its operations and main mission highlights is available in the sections below:

Sensor Description   |    Sensor Modes  
Minimize AVNIR-2 - Sensor Description
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.
Read more on JAXA website.
Minimize PRISM - Sensor Description
PRISM consists of three panchromatic telescopes for forward, nadir, and backwards viewing. The stereoscopic views will be used to create highly accurate digital elevation models, while the 2.5 m resolution will permit the production of orthorectified imagery.
Read more on JAXA website.