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Full Name Greenhouse gases Observing SATellite
aka Ibuki
Status Currently being flown
Mission Agencies JAXA, MOE (Japan), NIES (Japan) Launch Date 23 Jan 2009
Mission Links mission site | data access portal EOL Date Jan 2029
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog # 33492 (TLE)
International Designator 2009-002A
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 98.18 minutes
Orbit Sense Descending Orbit Inclination 98.06 deg
Orbit Altitude 666 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 13:00 Repeat Cycle 3 days
Objectives and Applications Observation of greenhouse gases (CO2, CH4) and solar-induced chlorophyll fluorescence (SIF).
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
AtmosphereAerosols TANSO-CAI
Cloud type, amount and cloud top temperature TANSO-CAI
Ozone TANSO-FTS
Trace gases (excluding ozone) TANSO-FTS
Atmospheric Temperature Fields TANSO-FTS
LandVegetation TANSO-CAI, TANSO-FTS
Mission Instruments
TANSO-CAI - Thermal And Near infrared Sensor for carbon Observation - Cloud and Aerosol Imager
TANSO-FTS - Thermal And Near infrared Sensor for carbon Observation - Fourier Transform Spectrometer
OpenSearch Datasets Selected IDN OpenSearch Results (search all 18 )
ACOS GOSAT/TANSO-FTS Level 2 bias-corrected XCO2 and other select fields from the full-physics retri ...
ACOS GOSAT/TANSO-FTS Level 2 Full Physics Standard Product V7.3 (ACOS_L2S) at GES DISC
CARVE: Monthly Atmospheric CO2 Concentrations (2009-2013) and Modeled Fluxes, Alaska
CMS (Carbon Monitoring System) Methane (CH4) Flux for North America 0.5 degree x 0.667 degree V1 (CM ...
GOSAT DATA
GOSAT Level 2 CH4 column amount (SWIR) product
GOSAT Level 2 cloud flag (CAI) product
GOSAT Level 2 CO2 column amount (SWIR) product
GOSAT Level 2 CO2 profile (TIR) product
GOSAT Level 3 global CH4 distribution (TIR) product

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