THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - HY-1D -
Full Name Ocean color satellite D Status Considered
Mission Agencies NSOAS, CAST Launch Date 2018
Mission Links mission site EOL Date 2021
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period
Orbit Sense Descending Orbit Inclination 98.6 deg
Orbit Altitude 798 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 10:30 Repeat Cycle 7 days
Objectives and Applications Detecting ocean colour and sea surface temperature.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
LandAlbedo and reflectance CZI
Multi-purpose imagery (land) CZI
OceanOcean colour/biology CZI
Surface temperature (ocean) COCTS
Snow & IceSea ice cover, edge and thickness CZI
Mission Instruments
COCTS - China Ocean Colour & Temperature Scanner
CZI - Coastal Zone Imager
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