Science China Earth Sciences

, Volume 53, Supplement 1, pp 51–57

Chinese HJ-1A/B satellites and data characteristics

Research Paper

DOI: 10.1007/s11430-010-4139-0

Cite this article as:
Wang, Q., Wu, C., Li, Q. et al. Sci. China Earth Sci. (2010) 53(Suppl 1): 51. doi:10.1007/s11430-010-4139-0


From the viewpoint of environmental remote-sensing applications, this article explains the overall technical characteristics of the Chinese HJ-1A and HJ-1B satellites. It also investigates the spectral characteristics and potential applications of charge-coupled devices, and the infrared and hyperspectral data obtained by the satellites. Examples of applications, such as the remote-sensing monitoring of algal bloom in Taihu Lake, straw burning in southern China, and aerosol optical depth in the area around Bohai sea are presented. These examples illustrate the application characteristics of the HJ-1A and HJ-1B satellite data.


HJ-1A/B application remote sensing characteristics 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Satellite Environment CenterMinistry of Environmental ProtectionBeijingChina
  2. 2.Center for Earth Observation and Digital EarthChinese Academy of SciencesBeijingChina

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