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Medium-Resolution Imaging Spectrometer (MERIS) calibration sequence
Author(s): Gilles Baudin; Steven Matthews; Richard Bessudo; Jean-Loup Bezy
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Paper Abstract

MERIS is a passive optical instrument, that will fly on the first polar orbiting earth observation mission ENVISAT. The development of this instrument is currently carried by an international team led by AEROSPATIALE. The instrument primary mission goal is to monitor bio-optical ocean parameters on a large scale. Secondary goals of MERIS include atmospheric investigation on cloud and aerosols parameters and on land surface processes. The instrument will acquire 15 spectral images, programmable in width and position with a spectral sampling interval of 1.25 nm within the spectral range of 390nm to 1040nm. MERIS images will have a swath width of 1100km and spatial resolution of 300m.

Paper Details

Date Published: 13 November 1996
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 2819, Imaging Spectrometry II, (13 November 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.258061
Show Author Affiliations
Gilles Baudin, Aerospatiale Space and Defence (France)
Steven Matthews, Aerospatiale Space and Defence (France)
Richard Bessudo, Aerospatiale Space and Defence (France)
Jean-Loup Bezy, ESTEC (Netherlands)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2819:
Imaging Spectrometry II
Michael R. Descour; Jonathan Martin Mooney, Editor(s)

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