THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - VNIR (GF-4) -
Full Name Visible and Near-Infrared Camera Status Operational
Instrument Agencies CRESDA Maturity
Instrument Type Imaging multi-spectral radiometers (vis/IR) Geometry
Instrument Technology Multi-purpose imaging Vis/IR radiometer Sampling Imaging
Data Access Open Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications Infrared measurements for environmental and natural disaster monitoring.
Resolution Summary 50m
[Best Resolution: 50m]
Swath Summary 400km
[Max Swath: 400 km]
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary 0.45 - 0.90µm, 0.45 - 0.52 µm, 0.52 -0.60 µm, 0.63-0.69 µm, 0.76-0.90 µm
NIR (~0.75 µm - ~1.3 µm)
Instrument Measurements
CategoryParameterAccuracy
Multi-purpose imagery (land)Land surface imagery 
Instrument Missions
GF-4 - Gaofen-4 (2015 - 2023)
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