Venμs: Performances and first results after 11 months in orbit

Gérard Dedieu, Olivier Hagolle, Arnon Karnieli, Pierric Ferrier, Philippe Crébassol, Philippe Gamet, Camille Desjardins, Moti Yakov, Merav Cohen, Ehud Hayun

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Abstract

VENμS is a joint space system venture of Israeli and French governments for Earth observation (EO). The scientific mission focuses on vegetation and land surface monitoring. VENμS was launched on August 1st, 2017. It provides 5 and 10 m resolution images in 12 shortwave spectral bands every two days over a set of scientific sites, with constant view angle and overpass time. This article presents the objectives of the mission, its main characteristics and products. It summarizes the scientific programme and the ongoing commissioning phase.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2018 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, IGARSS 2018 - Proceedings
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Pages7756-7759
Number of pages4
ISBN (Electronic)9781538671504
DOIs
StatePublished - 31 Oct 2018
Event38th Annual IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, IGARSS 2018 - Valencia, Spain
Duration: 22 Jul 201827 Jul 2018

Publication series

NameInternational Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS)
Volume2018-July

Conference

Conference38th Annual IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, IGARSS 2018
Country/TerritorySpain
CityValencia
Period22/07/1827/07/18

Keywords

  • Remote sensing
  • Revisit
  • Shortwaves
  • Time series
  • VENμS

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science Applications
  • Earth and Planetary Sciences (all)

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