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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - AMSR-3 -
Full Name Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer -3 Status Proposed
Instrument Agencies JAXA Maturity
Instrument Type Imaging multi-spectral radiometers (passive microwave) Geometry
Instrument Technology Multi-purpose imaging MW radiometer Sampling
Data Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications Measurements of water vapour, cloud liquid water, precipitation, winds, sea surface temperature, sea ice concentration, snow cover, soil moisture.
Resolution Summary
Swath Summary
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary
 
Instrument Measurements
CategoryParameterAccuracy
Atmospheric Humidity FieldsAtmospheric specific humidity (TC)1.5 [kg/m2]
Cloud particle properties and profileCloud liquid water (TC)0.04 [kg/m2]
Liquid water and precipitation ratePrecipitation rate (liquid) at the surface48 [%]
Ocean surface windsWind speed over sea surface (horizontal)1.1 [m/s]
Sea ice cover, edge and thicknessSea-ice cover8 [%]
Snow cover, edge and depthSnow water equivalent16 [cm]
Soil moistureSoil moisture at the surface4 [%]
Surface temperature (ocean)Sea surface temperature0.58 [degrees C]
Instrument Missions
GOSAT-3 - Greenhouse gases Observing SATellite-3 (2022 - 2028)
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