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
Brightness Temperature in slow rotation mode
All-weather Sea Surface Wind Speed
Land Surface Temperature
|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.|
|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.|