THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - CZI -
Full Name Coastal Zone Imager Status 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
Measurements Overview
CategoryParameter
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
Thematic Links Global Climate Observing System Essential Climate Variables (GCOS ECVs)
ECVDescriptionProduct(s)ECV Inventory 3.0 Record(s)
Albedo click here click here search ECV Inventory records
Sea Ice click here click here search ECV Inventory records
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 (2018 - 2024)
HY-1D - Ocean color satellite D (2020 - 2026)
HY-1E - Ocean color satellite E (2022 - 2028)
HY-1F - Ocean color satellite F (2024 - 2030)
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