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European Facility For Airborne Research Feb. 25, 2018, 00:51

Instrument: DLR EnMAP Simulator

Name DLR EnMAP Simulator
Acronym HySpex VNIR-1600 & HySpex SWIR-320m-e
Manufacturer Norsk Elektro Optikk (NEO)
Manufacturer website http://www.hyspex.no/
Operated by DLR
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 740 x 720 x 500 mm (Sensor Assembly), 650 x 550 x 950 mm (Operator Rack)
Weight 165.0

Performance

Operating mode Remote sensing
Range

VNIR: 416 - 992 nm
SWIR: 968 - 2498 nm

Resolution

Spectral:
VNIR: 3.5 - 6 nm
SWIR: 5.6 - 7 nm

IFOV at 1000 m AGL:
VNIR: 0.3 m
SWIR: 0.7 m

Swath width at 1000 m AGL:
VNIR: 294 m
SWIR: 231 m

NOTE: IFOV and swath width can be doubled with a field of view expander lens

Sensitivity

Accuracy

Bandwidth

Modifications

Operational restriction

Operational requirements

Requires a DLR sensor operator on-board the aircraft

Certification approvals

Certified on DLR Do228 (D-CFFU) and Cessna 208B Grand Caravan (D-FDLR)

Additional information

The system consists of two imaging spectrometers (HySpex VNIR-1600 and SWIR-320m-e. Optionally a high resolution RGB camera system can be operated in addition to the spectrometers on board the D-CFFU.

Access, host and processing

Access

For information regarding availability and conditions contact the Optical Airborne Remote Sensing (OpAiRS) user service provided by DLR at opairs@dlr.de

Could also fit on any aircraft having the following characteristics

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