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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - JERS-1 -
Full Name Japanese Earth Resource Satellite
aka Fuyou
Status Mission complete
Mission Agencies NASDA, JAXA Launch Date 11 Feb 1992
Mission Links data access portal EOL Date 12 Oct 1998
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog # 21867 (TLE)
International Designator 1992-007A
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 96 minutes
Orbit Sense Descending Orbit Inclination 98 deg
Orbit Altitude 570 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 10:45 Repeat Cycle 44 days
Objectives and Applications Earth resources, Land surface.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
LandAlbedo and reflectance L-band SAR, OPS
Landscape topography L-band SAR, OPS
Vegetation L-band SAR, OPS
Multi-purpose imagery (land) L-band SAR, OPS
Snow & IceSnow cover, edge and depth L-band SAR, OPS
Sea ice cover, edge and thickness L-band SAR, OPS
Mission Instruments
JERS-1 Comms - Communications package for JERS-1
L-band SAR - L-band Synthetic Apature Radar
OPS - Optical Sensor
Featured Datasets
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ALOS Mosaics
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Global 25m resolutions PALSAR-2/PALSAR mosaic and forest/non-forest map are free and open dataset generated by applying JAXA's powerful processing and sophisticated analysis method/techniques to a lot of images obtained with Japanese L-band Synthetic Aperture Radars (PALSAR and PALSAR-2) on Advanced Land Observing Satellite (ALOS) and Advanced Land Observing Satellite-2 (ALOS-2). Read more
Groups: LSI-VC F&B SG , LSI-VC

OpenSearch Datasets Selected IDN OpenSearch Results (search all 36 )
CARPE - JERS-1 SAR Global Rain Forest Mapping Project: Africa, 1996-1997
Global Rain Forest Mapping (GRFM) CD-ROMs from JAXA and NASA
JERS SAR Data
JERS SWIR Data
JERS VNIR Data
JERS-1 Data Set(JAXA/EOC)
JERS-1 OPS (Optical Sensor) Very Near Infrared Radiometer (VNIR) System Corrected Products level 1
JERS-1 SAR Global Rain Forest Mapping Project Africa, 1996-1997
JERS-1 SAR Global Rain Forest Mapping Project South America, Sep/Dec 1995
JERS-1 SAR Level 1 Precision Image

Selected FedEO OpenSearch Results (total 39 results)
JERS-1 SAR Level 1 Single Look Complex Image
JERS-1 OPS (Optical Sensor) Very Near Infrared Radiometer (VNIR) System Corrected Products level 1
JERS-1 SAR Level 1 Precision Image
CARPE - JERS-1 SAR Global Rain Forest Mapping Project: Africa, 1996-1997
Global Rain Forest Mapping (GRFM) CD-ROMs from JAXA and NASA
JERS SAR Data
JERS SWIR Data
JERS VNIR Data
JERS-1 Data Set(JAXA/EOC)
JERS-1 OPS (Optical Sensor) Very Near Infrared Radiometer (VNIR) System Corrected Products level 1

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