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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - GOSAT-3 -
Full Name Greenhouse gases Observing SATellite-3 Status Planned
Mission Agencies JAXA, MOE (Japan), NIES (Japan) Launch Date 2022
Mission Links EOL Date 2028
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period
Orbit Sense TBD Orbit Inclination
Orbit Altitude Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST TBD Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications Observation of greenhouse gases and understanding of water circulation mechanism
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
AtmosphereAtmospheric Humidity Fields AMSR-3
Cloud particle properties and profile AMSR-3
Liquid water and precipitation rate AMSR-3
Ozone TANSO-FTS-3
Trace gases (excluding ozone) TANSO-FTS-3
Atmospheric Temperature Fields TANSO-FTS-3
LandSoil moisture AMSR-3
Vegetation TANSO-FTS-3
OceanOcean surface winds AMSR-3
Surface temperature (ocean) AMSR-3
Snow & IceSnow cover, edge and depth AMSR-3
Sea ice cover, edge and thickness AMSR-3
Mission Instruments
AMSR-3 - Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer -3
TANSO-FTS-3 - Thermal And Near infrared Sensor for carbon Observation - Fourier Transform Spectrometer-3
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