AVIRIS - Airborne Visible / Infrared Imaging Spectrometer - Instrument
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AVIRIS -- Airborne Visible / Infrared Imaging Spectrometer
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  • 17 Mbps data rate through 1994, 20.4 Mbps from 1995 to 2004, 16 bit from 2005 onward
  • 10 bit data encoding through 1994, 12 bit from 1995
  • Silicon (Si) detectors for the visible range, indium gallium arsenide (InGaAr) for the NIR, and indium-antimonide (InSb) detectors for the SWIR
  • "Whisk broom" scanning
  • 12 Hz scanning rate
  • Liquid Nitrogen (LN2) cooled detectors
  • 10 nm nominal channel bandwidth, calibrated to within 1 nm
  • 34 degrees total field of view (full 677 samples)
  • 1 milliradian Instantaneous Field Of View (IFOV, one sample), calibrated to within 0.1 mrad
  • 76GB hard disk recording medium
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