THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - IR (HJ-1B) -
Full Name Infrared Camera Status Operational
Instrument Agencies CAST 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 environment and natural disaster monitoring.
Resolution Summary 300 m (10.5 - 12.5 μm), 150 m (the other bands)
[Best Resolution: 150m]
Swath Summary 720 km
[Max Swath: 720 km]
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary 0.75 - 1.10 µm, 1.55 - 1.75 µm, 3.50 - 3.90 µm, 10.5 - 12.5 µm
NIR (~0.75 µm - ~1.3 µm)
SWIR (~1.3 µm - ~3.0 µm)
MWIR (~3.0 µm - ~6.0 µm)
TIR (~6.0 µm - ~15.0 µm)
Instrument Measurements
CategoryParameterAccuracy
Albedo and reflectanceEarth surface albedo 
Multi-purpose imagery (land)Land surface imagery 
Radiation budgetLong-wave Earth surface emissivity 
Instrument Missions
HJ-1B - Huan Jing-1B (2008 - 2016)
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