THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - WPM -
Full Name Wide Swath Panchromatic and Multispectral Camera Status Proposed
Instrument Agencies CAST, INPE Maturity
Instrument Type High resolution optical imagers Geometry Nadir-viewing
Instrument Technology High resolution optical imager Sampling Imaging
Data Access Open Access Data Format GEOTIFF
Measurements and Applications Earth resources, environmental monitoring, land use, urban studies.
Resolution Summary 8 m multispectral, 2 m panchromatic
Swath Summary 90 km
[Max Swath: 90 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, 0.45 - 0.90 µm
VIS (~0.40 µm - ~0.75 µm)
NIR (~0.75 µm - ~1.3 µm)
Instrument Measurements
CategoryParameterAccuracy
Albedo and reflectanceEarth surface albedo 
Landscape topographyLand surface topography 
Multi-purpose imagery (land)Land surface imagery 
Instrument Missions
CBERS-4A - China Brazil Earth Resources Satellite - 4 (2018 - 2021)
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