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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - CZI -
Full Name Coastal Zone Imager Status No longer operational
Instrument Agencies CAST Maturity
Instrument Type Imaging multi-spectral radiometers (vis/IR) Geometry Push-broom scanning
Instrument Technology Multi-purpose imaging Vis/IR radiometer Sampling Imaging
Data Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications Imagery of coastal regions - estuaries, tidal regions, etc.
Resolution Summary 250 m
[Best Resolution: 250m]
Swath Summary 500 km
[Max Swath: 500 km]
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary B1: 0.433 - 0.453, B2: 0.555 - 0.575, B3: 0.655 - 0.675, B4: 0.675 - 0.695 μm
VIS (~0.40 µm - ~0.75 µm)
Instrument Measurements
CategoryParameterAccuracy
Albedo and reflectanceEarth surface albedo 
Multi-purpose imagery (land)Land surface imagery 
Ocean colour/biologyOcean suspended sediment concentration 
Sea ice cover, edge and thicknessSea-ice cover 
Instrument Missions
HY-1A - Ocean color satellite A (2002 - 2004)
HY-1B - Ocean color satellite B (2007 - 2011)
HY-1C - Ocean color and temperature satellite C (2011 - 2013)
HY-1D - Ocean color and temperature satellite D (2011 - 2013)
HY-1C - Ocean color satellite C (2017 - 2020)
HY-1D - Ocean color satellite D (2018 - 2021)
HY-1E - Ocean color satellite E (2022 - 2025)
HY-1F - Ocean color satellite F (2023 - 2026)
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