THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
Full Name Multispectral CCD Camera Status Operational
Instrument Agencies CRESDA Maturity
Instrument Type Imaging multi-spectral radiometers (vis/IR) Geometry Nadir-viewing
Instrument Technology High resolution optical imager Sampling Imaging
Data Access Very Constrained Access Data Format GEOTIFF
Measurements and Applications Earth resources, environmental monitoring, land use.
Resolution Summary 6 m
[Best Resolution: 6m]
Swath Summary 70km
[Max Swath: 70 km]
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary 0.45 - 0.52 µm, 0.52 - 0.59 µm, 0.63 - 0.69 µm, 0.77 - 0.89 µm
VIS (~0.40 µm - ~0.75 µm)
NIR (~0.75 µm - ~1.3 µm)
Instrument Measurements
Measurements Overview
Albedo and reflectanceEarth surface albedo
Multi-purpose imagery (land)Land surface imagery
VegetationVegetation type
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
Instrument Missions
GF-1 - Gaofen-1 (2013 - 2023)
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