VIIRS
Visible Infrared Imager Radiometer Suite

AGENCYNOAA/NASA (IPO)
SATELLITENPP and JPSS
LAUNCH DATE 28 October 2011
SWATH (km)3000
RESOLUTION (m)370/740
# OF BANDS22
SPECTRAL COVERAGE(nm)402-11800

NPP/JPSS Links: VIIRS/NPP Presentations:
  • Update on NOAA Ocean Colour Activities: VIIRS et al. Presentation by Cara Wilson (NOAA) at the 1st IOCS meeting, May 2013.
  • Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (NPP): VIIRS data product assessment, K. Turpie, NASA OCRT Meeting, 23-25 April 2012 [PDF File]
  • Distribution of NPP/VIIRS data through the NOAA Archives, Axel Graumann, NASA OCRT Meeting, 23-25 April 2012 [PDF File]
  • Restructuring the National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System, 23 February 2010
  • Updates on NPP/NPOESS; NOAA Ocean Color Activities, Dr. Paul DiGiacomo, 14th IOCCG meeting, Paris, February 2008. [PDF File]
  • Update on the VIIRS Sensor, Dr. Robert E. Murphy, MODIS Science Team Meeting, July 2002. [PDF File]
  • NPOESS Preparatory Project (NPP), R. Taylor and M. Crison, Status Update for Interim Science Panel, August 1999. [PPT File]
  • NPOESS Preparatory Project (NPP), R.E. Murphy, Status Briefing for the Investigators Working Group, June 1999. [PPT File]

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