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Jun. 4, 2015
    We replaced AMSR2 water vapor images over tropical cyclones with AMSR2 all-weather sea surface wind speed images in the JAXA/EORC Tropical Cyclone Real-time Monitoring page.
  • -> JAXA Tropical Cyclone Real-Time Monitoring
Apr. 9, 2015
    SST data from GPM/GMI is now available.
  • Sea surface temperature product retrieved by using 10 GHz channel of the GPM Microwave Imager on board the GPM Core Observatory is now available via internet.
  • -> From here
Mar. 26, 2015
Dec. 3, 2014
Dec. 2, 2014
Aug. 1, 2014
Jul. 23, 2014
    AMSR2-based El-nino watch page updated.
  • After the AMSR-E observations were stopped, WindSat data had been used as alternative data. however, WindSat data were replaced by AMSR2 data since July 2012.
Jul. 9, 2014
    GPM/DPR images are added to the JAXA Tropical Cyclone Real-Time Monitoring.
  • Precipitation images by Dual-frequency Precipitation Radar (DPR) onboard the GPM Core Observatory are added to the JAXA Tropical Cyclone Real-Time Monitoring web page.
  • -> JAXA Tropical Cyclone Real-Time Monitoring
May 8, 2014
Apr. 21, 2014
    AMSR-E Slow Rotation Data has been updated.
  • AMSR-E Slow Rotation Data has been updated as follow.
    <Data update period> From March 1, 2013 to February 28, 2014 (UT)
  • -> AMSR-E Slow Rotation Data
Mar. 13, 2014
Dec. 18, 2013
Dec. 2, 2013
    AMSR-E Slow Rotation Data has been released
  • The AMSR-E automatically halted its observations and rotation on October 4, 2011 (UTC) due to increased rotation friction. After then NASA and JAXA began to analyze the situation and had been seeking for the way to restart AMSR-E observation. And on December 4, 2012 (UTC,) the AMSR-E restarted its observations and rotation with slow rotation (2 rotations per minute). JAXA completed initial radiometric and geometric correction for slow rotation data, and now AMSR-E Slow Rotation Data is available to public users.
  • This data is useful for users who cross-calibrate AMSR-E with other radiometers and who try to research using new feature by slow rotation and so on. This data is not JAXA's standard product. AMSR2 Standard Product is available for general user.
    The detail is described in the following page.
  • -> AMSR-E Slow Rotation Data
Nov. 29, 2013
Oct. 2, 2013
Aug. 23, 2013
    GCOM Fifth Research Announcement
  • The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) is announcing the fifth research announcement (RA), which is the opportunity to conduct algorithm improvement, validation, and application research for the first satellite of the GCOM-W (Water) series, GCOM-W1, as well as multi-sensor research mainly using data from GCOM-W1.
    The deadline for submitting proposals is November 15, 2013.
  • -> How to apply
Jul. 30, 2013
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Jul. 12, 2013
    Due to the network maintenance, your connection may be closed during the following period:
  • Jul. 13-14, 2013.
Jul. 9, 2013
Jun. 13, 2013
May 17, 2013
Apr. 11, 2013
Apr. 8, 2013
Mar. 22, 2013
    Our Web, FTP service will be temporarily unavailable due to maintenance during the following periods:
  • Mar. 23 09:00-10:00, 15:00-19:00 (JST)
  • Mar. 24 09:00-18:00 (JST)
Feb. 5, 2013
Jan. 31, 2013
Jan. 25, 2013
Jan. 24, 2013
    Due to algorithm version up corresponding to public data release of AMSR2 Level 1 prouct, distribution of AMSR2 Level 2 browse images has been stopped temporarily since 24 January 2013.

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