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European Facility For Airborne Research Aug. 20, 2018, 05:48

Instrument: APEX

Name APEX
Acronym APEX
Manufacturer Belgian-Swiss industrial consortium on behalf of ESA
Manufacturer website http://www.apex-esa.org/
Operated by VITO
Operated onboard

Instrument type

Name Imaging Spectrometer
Acronym Imaging Spectrometer

Principle of operation

Measured parameter Radiance Spectra
Operating principle

Measurement(s) Hyperspectral

Dimension and weight

External dimension
Weight 300.0

Performance

Operating mode Remote sensing
Range

APEX spectral range: 380 -2500 nm

Resolution

Sensitivity

Accuracy

Bandwidth

Modifications

Operational restriction

Operational requirements

Certification approvals

Additional information

Access, host and processing

Access

APEX is has been formally accepted by ESA in December 2010 and is now available to the user community.

Could also fit on any aircraft having the following characteristics

General description

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