SPOT-2

Applications:civil and military mapping, natural and man-made disaster management, insurance, natural resources exploration, land planning, agriculture, civil engineering, environmental protection, maritime surveillance, geographic information systems

Operator: Airbus Defence and Space

Sensor Type: Optical

Highest Resolution: 10m

Widest swath width: 60km

Number of Bands/Modes: 4

Launched: 22nd Jan 1990, July 2009

Nationality: French

Revisit Interval: 26 days

Data and Resources

Additional Info

Name Satellite Pour l’Observation de la Terre
Parameters Measured PAN(0.51-0.73um), G(0.5-0.59um), R(0.61-0.68um), NIR(0.78-0.89um)
Sensor Type Optical Sensor
Purpose Improve the knowledge and management of the earth by exploring the earth's resources, detecting and forecasting phenomena involving climatology and oceanography, and monitoring human activities and natural phenomena
Applications civil and military mapping, natural and man-made disaster management, insurance, natural resources exploration, land planning, agriculture, civil engineering, environmental protection, maritime surveillance, geographic information systems
Data Cost and Access Public - Subject to costing
Start Date of Collection 1990-01-22
End Date of Collection 2009-07-30
Spatial Resolution (meters) 10
Frequency of Collection {26}
Data Format GeoTIFF
Distributor contact catapult@sa.catapult.org.uk
Lineage Spot Image, a public limited company created in 1982 by the French Space Agency, Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (CNES), the IGN, and Space Manufacturers (Matra, Alcatel, SSC, etc.) is a subsidiary of EADS Astrium (99%). The company is the commercial operator for the SPOT Earth observation satellites
Additional Information N/A