Long name CBERS
Short name CB
Sensor Optical satellite CBERS-2B
Key file name (use to open data set) *.xml
Supported file extension(s) .xml, .tiff, .jpg, .rpb

Data product name and description

Short name Long name
CBERS-2B CCD CBERS medium-resolution camera
CBERS-2B HRC CBERS high-resolution panchromatic camera
CBERS-2B WFI CBERS wide-field imager camera

Distribution disk files

File name File type Required Contents Details
*.tif GeoTiff Yes Image data Image files
*.xml XML Yes Metadata Image metadata

Returned data

Data product Data returned Details
CBERS-2B - satellite image data Two raster channels for WFI, one raster channel for HRC, four raster channels for CCD. GDB retrieves image channels for multispectral data.
Product annotation data One text segment for product information. GDB generates a text segment for product information.
Ephemeris data One orbit segment. GDB imports ephemeris data as an orbit segment. This segment contains information about the satellite position, satellite attitude, IFOV, projection, sensor, and orbit.

Returned file-level metadata

Name Description Values
Acquisition_DateTime Acquisition date and time of the image String
AngleofSolarElevation Angle of solar elevation Float
ColumnCount Number of columns in the image Integer
FormatName Product data format GeoTIFF
NO_DATA_VALUE Background (no data) elevation value 0
NumberOfBands Number of bands in the image Integer
PlatformName Platform name CBERS2B
ProductType Data product type STANDARD
RowCount Number of rows in the image Integer
SensorModelName Model name of the sensor that acquired the data WFI, CCD, HRC
SolarAzimuth Solar azimuth Float
SourceID Unique ID of the image source String
SpatialResolutionX Horizontal spatial resolution of the image 260 m (WFI), 20 m (CCD), 2.7 m (HRC)
SpatialResolutionY Vertical spatial resolution of the image 260 m (WFI), 20 m (CCD), 2.7 m (HRC)

Returned channel-level metadata

Name Description Values
MinWavelength Minimum wavelength Float
MaxWavelength Maximum wavelength Float
WaveLengthUnits Wavelength units String


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