THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - CBERS-4A -
Full Name China Brazil Earth Resources Satellite - 4
aka ZY-01-4A
Status Planned
Mission Agencies CRESDA, INPE Launch Date 2018
Mission Links mission site EOL Date 2021
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period
Orbit Sense Descending Orbit Inclination
Orbit Altitude Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications Earth resources, environmental monitoring, land surface.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
LandAlbedo and reflectance IRS, MUX (CBERS-4A), WFI (CBERS-4A), WPM
Landscape topography WPM
Vegetation MUX (CBERS-4A), WFI (CBERS-4A)
Surface temperature (land) IRS
Multi-purpose imagery (land) IRS, MUX (CBERS-4A), WFI (CBERS-4A), WPM
Mission Instruments
DCS - Data Collecting System Transponder
IRS - Infrared scanner
MUX (CBERS-4A) - Multispectral CCD Camera
WFI (CBERS-4A) - Wide Field Imager
WPM - Wide Swath Panchromatic and Multispectral Camera
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