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WFI - Wide Field Imager (CBERS 2) Imagery

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Abstract: The CBERS-2 satellite is designed for global coverage and include cameras that make optical observations and a Data Collection System transponder to gather data on the environment. They are unique systems due to the use of on board cameras which combine features that are specially designed to resolve the broad range of space and time scales involved in our ecosystem.

The WFI has a ground swath of 890 km which provides a synoptic view with spatial resolution of 260m. The Earth surface is completely covered in about 5 days.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 10.0   S: -60.0   E: -20.0   W: -85.0

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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2003-10-22
Stop Date: 2009-01-01
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 260 m
Longitude Resolution: 260 m
Temporal Resolution: 5 days
Access Constraints All images are fully cost free when requested (via Internet). These images are (by default) sent via FTP to the users for downloading. It can rather be recorded on a CD media and mailed to the user, what implies costs (media plus mailing) driving the user to register at the Users Assistance Service (ATUS) for tax payment and shipment procedures.
Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: 8 Mb per band
Distribution Format: GeoTiff

Distribution Media: CD-ROM
Distribution Size: 8 Mb per band
Distribution Format: GeoTiff
Fees: Media and delivering costs
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2011-08-22
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-24