EROS-C

Very high resolution 30 cm optical satellite imagery, acquired worldwide with a daily revisit rate.


Overview

EROS-C collection is presented by EROS-C2 and EROS-C3 satellites capturing very high resolution panchromatic and multispectral imagery anywhere on the globe. See more on the marketplace.

An EROS-C image of the Forbidden City (China)

Geographic coverage

The geographic coverage is global.

Specifications

General

SpecificationDescription
Collection typeTasking
Catalog
Product typeOptical
System typeSatellite

Data

SpecificationDescription
Spatial resolutionPanchromatic: 30 cm (very high)
Multispectral: 60 cm (high)
Bit depth per pixelTasking: 8 or 16‑bit
Catalog: 16‑bit
Delivery formatA ZIP file containing the following files:
  • Data (tasking: GeoTIFF or TIFF; catalog: GeoTIFF)
  • Metadata (RPC, PASS, TQR)
  • Overviews (JPEG)

Processing levels

Tasking levels

Catalog levels

System

SpecificationDescription
Acquisition modeTasking:
  • Mono
  • Stereo
  • Tri-stereo
Catalog:
  • Mono
Incidence angleUp to 45°
Tasking priorityStandard
OrbitSun-synchronous, at 500 km
Revisit rateDaily
Catalog refresh rateDaily
Swath width12.5 km

Spectral bands

SpecificationDescription
Band dataPanchromatic: 450–900 nm
Multispectral:
  • 450–510 nm (blue)
  • 510–580 nm (green)
  • 630–690 nm (red)
  • 770–900 nm (near-infrared)
Combinations and bundlesTasking:
  • Panchromatic
  • 4-band: multispectral (RGB and NIR)
Catalog:
  • EROS-C2 PAN:
    • Panchromatic
  • EROS-C3 PAN & MS:
    • Panchromatic
    • 4-band: multispectral (RGB and NIR)

Geographic reference

SpecificationDescription
Coordinate reference systemUTM-WGS84

Limitations

Tasking limitations

LimitationValue
InputAOI at least 12.5 km wide
Minimum chargeAs per 100 km2
Cloud coverage0–100%
OutputScenes of a certain size intersecting the defined AOI:
  • Mono: 12.5×12.5 km
  • Stereo: 12.5×24 km
  • Tri-stereo: stereo + 12.5×24 km

Catalog limitations

LimitationValue
InputAOI from 25 km2
AvailabilityFrom 2021
OutputAOI-clipped imagery

UP42 data products

Tasking data products

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Catalog data products

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