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The GCOM-W Research Product Distribution Service (hereinafter referred to as "the Service") provides research products derived from data obtained by AMSR2 onboard GCOM-W1, and AMSR-E onboard Aqua with free of charge.

Terms of Use of the Service are terms and conditions that users are expected to follow in the use of the Service. Please read the terms and conditions carefully and agree on them before the use of the Service.

Terms of Use

The site policy (http://www.jaxa.jp/policy_e.html) of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (hereinafter referred to as "JAXA") is applicable to the Service (http://suzaku.eorc.jaxa.jp/GCOM_W/index.html).

(1) Protection of Personal Information & Handling of Personal Information

JAXA handles the personal information such as names and e-mail addresses in accordance with JAXA's rules on protection of personal information.
For details, please refer to "Privacy Policy" in the JAXA's site
(http://www.jaxa.jp/policy_e.html).

JAXA doesn't use registered personal information except for the following purposes:
  • Statistic and analysis of data use
  • Questionnaire surveys to users for improvement of the Service
  • Response to inquiries from users

In addition, JAXA employs other companies to perform functions on our behalf. The functions include the system management, user management, and Help Desk operation.
They may access to personal information to perform the functions, but may not use it for other purposes.

(2) Management of account and password

User account and password are managed and used under the responsibility of user. JAXA is not responsible to you for any loss or damage or due to any other cause beyond the control of JAXA that may be caused by misuse of user account and password by another person.

(3) Ownership of Data etc

The copyrights of the standard products and other materials provided in the Service are the property of JAXA. Please use them in compliance with the conditions stipulated in "Scope and Conditions for Use of the Contents of the Site" in the JAXA's site (http://www.jaxa.jp/policy_e.html).

(4) Reporting requirement

Please specify the following sentence when you publish a thesis, a report, and so on by using the research products and images supplied by the Service.

"'Research product (of XXX produced from AMSR2, and/or AMSR-E) that was used in this paper' was supplied by the GCOM-W Research Product Distribution Service, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)."

The Help Desk of the Service is collecting the related literature. It would be very appreciated if you could send a reprint or a copy of your research outcome to the Help Desk.

(5) Deletion of user registration

JAXA reserves the right to delete your user registration if you have not complied with the Terms of Use or are an inappropriate user of the Service.

(6) Change of the Service

JAXA may change the Term of Use, service contents and conditions of the Service. JAXA shall notify users of the change on "Information" of the Service. Please confirm the change when you use this service for the first time after the change.

(7) Termination of the Service

JAXA reserves the right to terminate the Service by JAXA's own reasons. In that case, JAXA shall notify users of the termination beforehand by proper means.

(8) Disclaimer

Please be aware in advance that:
Although JAXA has taken every care to manage the Service, JAXA assumes no responsibility regarding the safety of the contents of the Service or the reliability of information provided on the Service. JAXA is not responsible to you for any damage that may be caused by the use of the Service and/or the information on the Service.
JAXA may change or delete the information on the Service, or may suspend or terminate the operation of the Service. JAXA is not responsible to you for any inconvenience that may be caused by such changes or deletion of the information, or by such suspension or termination of the operation of the Service.

User Registration

User registration is required before the use of the Service because the Service adopts a user authentication system based on a set of user account and password. The information for the registration is your name, e-mail address, organization, department, country/region, and purpose of data usage.
Registered e-mail address must be able to receive e-mails from this site. This site informs URLs by e-mail to download the data.
After user registration in this page, this site notifies that user registration completed to the registered e-mail address. If you don't receive the notification e-mail, or if you receive an unfamiliar e-mail, send inquiries to .
If you want to delete your user registration, please notify the Help Desk of the Service of your intention of deletion by an e-mail.

1. Name Firstname
MiddleName
Lastname
2. E-Mail
3. Organization/Affiliation
 (without abbreviation)
4. Department
 (without abbreviation)
5. Country
 (without abbreviation)
6. Category of
 data usage:
Data Analysis Algorithm Department
Data Validation Applied Research
Education Calibration
Other ()
7. Purpose

(1) Registration of your e-mail address:

Registered e-mail address must be able to receive e-mails from this site. This site informs URLs by e-mail to download the data.
After user registration in this page, this site notifies that user registration completed to the registered e-mail address. If you don't receive the notification e-mail, or if you receive an unfamiliar e-mail, send inquiries to .

(2) Caution on phishing swindle

This site will not send any e-mails to ask confirmation or urge to reenter your e-mail address or password.
If you receive a e-mail from forged site urging to reenter your user information, do not access to the URLs, or do not open files attached to the e-mail.

Contact Information

If there are any concerns or questions about the Service, please contact us at the following:

The GCOM-W Research Product Help Desk
Location:Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)
Earth Observation Research Center (EORC)
2-1-1 Sengen, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305-8505
E-mail: