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Product Product
ID
Areas Grid
(km)
Goal Accuracy Range Status Remarks
All-weather sea surface wind speed ASW Ocean 60 ±7m/s 0 - 70m/s available
(Ver.301)
Except sea ice areas. The goal accuracy is defined for the wind speed more than 17 m/s.
It was released to the public on Oct. 6, 2015.
10-GHz (high-resolution) SST SST Ocean 30 ±0.8℃ -2 - 35℃ available
(included in standard product Ver. 2.1 or later)
Except sea ice and precipitating areas.
It is already contained in the standard SST product (Ver. 2.1 or later)
Multi-band SST SST Ocean 30-50 ±0.8℃ -2 - 35℃ available
(included in standard product Ver. 4)
Except sea ice and precipitating areas.
It is already contained in the standard SST product (Ver. 4)
Soil moisture (SMC) and vegetation water content (VWC) based on the land data assimilation methodology LDA land over the continents of Africa and Australia 25 SMC: ±8%
VWC: ±1kg/m²
SMC:
0 - 100%
VWC:
0 - 2kg/m²
under
development
Profiles are retrieved for SMC.
Land surface temperature LST Land 15 Forest: ±3K
Low vegetation: ±4K
0 - 50℃ available
(Ver. 100)
Temperature at a canopy top is defined as land surface temperature.
Vegetation water content VWC Land 10 ±1kg/m² 0 - 4kg/m² under
development
-
High Resolution Sea Ice Concentration HSI Ocean at high latitudes 5 ±15% 0 - 100% available
(Ver. 100)
The accuracy is evaluated as sea ice concentration (%).
Detection of thin sea ice TSI Okhotsk Sea
Bering Sea
Hudson Bay
15 80% N/A available
(Ver. 100)
Sea ice area (≦ 30 cm) is defined as thin ice area. A flag representing whether thin ice area is dominant in a pixel is stored in a product. Accuracy is expressed in right answer rate (%).
Sea ice motion vector SIM Ocean at high latitudes 50 ±3cm/s
in latitude and longitude
0 - 40cm/s under
development
-
Total Precipitable Water over Land PWL Land 15 ±6.5kg/m² 0 - 70kg/m² available
(Ver. 100)
Vertically integrated (columnar)
Sea Ice Thickness
(< 20cm)
SIT Polar region,over ocean 15 Thin solid ice:±10cm
Active frazil:±3cm
0 - 20cm under
development
Sea Ice Thickness
(>= 20cm)
SIT Polar region,over ocean 15 ±20cm 0.2 - 1.2m under
development
GCOM-W Data Providing Service

To get products
Please access GCOM-W Research Product Distribution Service if you would like to get AMSR2/AMSR-E research products.
(As 10GHz SST & Multi-band SST are contained in the standard SST product, please access G-Portal if you would like to get it.)



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