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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - TANSO-FTS-2 -
Full Name Thermal And Near infrared Sensor for carbon Observation - Fourier Transform Spectrometer-2 Status Being developed
Instrument Agencies JAXA, MOE (Japan), NIES (Japan) Maturity
Instrument Type Atmospheric chemistry Geometry Nadir-viewing
Instrument Technology High-resolution nadir-scanning IR spectrometer Sampling Sounding
Data Access Open Access Data Format TBD
Measurements and Applications CO2, CH4, and CO distribution.
Resolution Summary 9.7km
Swath Summary 160km
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary 0.754 - 0.772 µm, 1.56 - 1.69 µm, 1.92 - 2.38 µm, 5.55 -8.41 µm, 8.41 - 14.3 µm
NIR (~0.75 µm - ~1.3 µm)
SWIR (~1.3 µm - ~3.0 µm)
MWIR (~3.0 µm - ~6.0 µm)
TIR (~6.0 µm - ~15.0 µm)
Instrument Measurements
CategoryParameterAccuracy
Atmospheric Temperature FieldsAtmospheric pressure (over land surface) 
Atmospheric pressure (over sea surface) 
OzoneOzone profile 
Trace gases (excluding ozone)Atmospheric Chemistry - CH4 (LT, HT, TC) 
Atmospheric Chemistry - CO2 (LT, HT, TC) 
Atmospheric Chemistry - CO (TC) 
Atmospheric Chemistry - HDO (TC) 
VegetationChlorophyll Fluorescence from Vegetation on Land 
Instrument Missions
GOSAT-2 - Greenhouse gases Observing SATellite-2 (2018 - 2023)
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