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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - CCD (ZY-1-02C and ZY-3) -
Full Name CCD and multispectral imager Status Operational
Instrument Agencies CRESDA Maturity
Instrument Type Imaging multi-spectral radiometers (vis/IR) Geometry Push-broom scanning
Instrument Technology Multi-purpose imaging Vis/IR radiometer Sampling Imaging
Data Access Very Constrained Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications Earth resources, environmental monitoring, land use.
Resolution Summary 2.36m (ZY-1-02C HR) 2.1m(ZY-3)
[Best Resolution: 2.1m]
Swath Summary 52km(ZY-3) 54km(ZY-1-02C)
[Max Swath: 54 km]
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary 0.5-0.8 µm
VIS (~0.40 µm - ~0.75 µm)
Instrument Measurements
CategoryParameterAccuracy
Landscape topographyLand surface topography 
Instrument Missions
ZY-1-02C - Zi Yuan 1 Number 2 Optical Mission of China (2011 - 2016)
ZY-3-01 - Zi Yuan 3 Number 1 (2012 - 2017)
ZY-3-02 - Zi Yuan 3 Number 2 (2016 - 2021)
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