THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - MUX (GF-2) -
Full Name Multispectral CCD Camera Status Operational
Instrument Agencies CRESDA Maturity
Instrument Type Imaging multi-spectral radiometers (vis/IR) Geometry Nadir-viewing
Instrument Technology High resolution optical imager Sampling Imaging
Data Access Very Constrained Access Data Format GEOTIFF
Measurements and Applications Earth resources, environmental monitoring, land use.
Resolution Summary 6 m
[Best Resolution: 6m]
Swath Summary 45km
[Max Swath: 45 km]
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary 0.45 - 0.52 µm, 0.52 - 0.59 µm, 0.63 - 0.69 µm, 0.77 - 0.89 µm
VIS (~0.40 µm - ~0.75 µm)
NIR (~0.75 µm - ~1.3 µm)
Instrument Measurements
CategoryParameterAccuracy
Albedo and reflectanceEarth surface albedo 
Multi-purpose imagery (land)Land surface imagery 
VegetationVegetation type 
Instrument Missions
GF-2 - Gaofen-2 (2014 - 2019)
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