link to ENGLISH

Service and Products

The GCOM-W Research Product Distribution Service provides research products processed by JAXA/EORC derived from data obtained by AMSR2 onboard GCOM-W1, and AMSR-E onboard Aqua with free of charge. The products described in the table below are currently available.

User registration is required to obtain the products on this service. Please read the terms and conditions carefully and agree on them before the registration at "User registration".

AMSR2/AMSR-E Research Products


Sensor Product Level Version Term Remarks
AMSR-E L1S
Brightness Temperature in slow rotation mode
L1 - 2012/12/05 -
2015/12/04
hdf5 format
2 files/day
AMSR2 ASW
All-weather Sea Surface Wind Speed
L2 V120 2012/07/02 -
2018/01/10
hdf5 format
QC Flag
Sample Code
V301 2012/07/02 -
L3 V120 2012/07/02 -
2018/01/10
V301 2012/07/02 -
LST
Land Surface Temperature
L2 V100 2012/07/02 -
L3 V100 2012/07/02 -

To Get AMSR2/AMSR-E Standard Products


Please access Globe Portal System (G-Portl) if you would like to use AMSR2/AMSR-E standard products.


Information
Nov. 19, 2018
Since some of the products processed on November 15, 2018 were incomplete, we have temporarily stopped publishing the product. Details are as listed.
Mar. 9, 2018
AMSR2 research products Data Distribution Suspended
Since some of the products processed on November 15, 2018 were incomplete,
we have temporarily stopped publishing the product.
Details are as listed.
Feb. 5, 2018
The new product "Land Surface Temperature" was released
We released the AMSR2 new research product "Land Surface Temperature" on Feb 5, 2018.
Jan. 11, 2018
The new version of "All-weather Sea Surface Wind Speed" was released
We released the new version (V301) of the AMSR2 research product "All-weather Sea Surface Wind Speed" on Jan 11, 2018.
Nov. 27, 2017
The AMSR2 Global Data Distribution Resumed
The AMSR2 global observation data distribution was suspended from 10:32 Nov. 25 to 00:38 Nov. 26, 2017 (UTC), but the AMSR2 observation data distribution was resumed. We are sorry for any inconvenience caused.
Nov. 14, 2017
AMSR2 Near-real-time Data Distribution Suspended
Because of system maintenance, the AMSR2 all-weather wind speed data will be temporally unavailable from around 1:00UTC to 6:30UTC Nov. 15.
Sep. 29, 2017
The AMSR2 Global Data Distribution Suspended
The AMSR2 global observation data distribution were suspended during 27-28 Sep., and data during 22 hours was missed.
Mar. 6, 2017
Near-real-time Data Distribution Suspended
Because of system maintenance, the AMSR2 all-weather wind speed data will be temporally unavailable from around 1:00UTC to 6:30UTC March 7.
Jun. 16, 2016
AMSR2 research product during the initial check out phase is available.
AMSR2 research product "All-weather Sea Surface Wind Speed" acquired during the initial check out phase (July 3 to July 23, 2012) is now open to public.
Apr. 16, 2016
AMSR2 observation data missing
The AMSR2 observation was suspended from around 12UTC April 15 to 08UTC April 16, 2016. Now, AMSR2 observation was in normal status.


Browse Images
Global Daily Browse
The browse images of AMSR2 All-weather sea surface wind speed and 10GHz Sea Surface Temperature as well as AMSR-E and AMSR2 other products can be checked on the JAXA Global Environment Monitor (JASMES) water circulation website.
Tropical Cyclones Database
AMSR2 all-weather sea surface wind speed data and image around the typhoon is provided from the Tropical Cyclones Database website.