THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - WFC -
Full Name Wide Field Camera Status Operational
Instrument Agencies NASA Maturity
Instrument Type Imaging multi-spectral radiometers (vis/IR) Geometry Nadir-viewing
Instrument Technology Multi-purpose imaging Vis/IR radiometer Sampling Imaging
Data Access Open Access Data Format HDF
Measurements and Applications Scene Context
Resolution Summary IFOV 125 m, Swath 61 km
[Best Resolution: 125m]
Swath Summary 61 km
[Max Swath: 61 km]
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary VIS: 620 to 670 nm
VIS (~0.40 µm - ~0.75 µm)
Instrument Measurements
CategoryParameterAccuracy
Cloud type, amount and cloud top temperatureCloud imagery 
Instrument Missions
CALIPSO - Cloud-Aerosol Lidar and Infrared Pathfinder Satellite Observations (2006 - 2017)
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