CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - ADEOS -
Full Name Advanced Earth Observing Satellite
aka Midori
Status Mission complete
Mission Agencies JAXA, CNES, MITI (Japan), MOE (Japan), NASA Launch Date 17 Aug 1996
Mission Links mission site EOL Date 30 Jun 1997
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog #
International Designator
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 100.92 minutes
Orbit Sense Descending Orbit Inclination 98.59 deg
Orbit Altitude 797 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 10:50 Repeat Cycle 41 days
Objectives and Applications An earth observation satellite acquiring global-scale observation data such as maritime meteorological conditions, atmospheric ozone, and gases that promote global warming.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
AtmosphereAerosols ILAS, POLDER
Atmospheric Humidity Fields POLDER
Ozone ILAS, TOMS
Trace gases (excluding ozone) ILAS, TOMS
Atmospheric Temperature Fields IMG
LandAlbedo and reflectance AVNIR, POLDER
Landscape topography AVNIR
Vegetation AVNIR, POLDER
Surface temperature (land) IMG
Multi-purpose imagery (land) AVNIR, POLDER
OceanOcean colour/biology OCTS
Ocean topography/currents OCTS
Surface temperature (ocean) OCTS
Mission Instruments
ADEOS Comms - Communications package for ADEOS
AVNIR - Advanced Visible and Near Infrared Radiometor
ILAS - Improved Limb Atmospheric Spectrometer
IMG - Inferometric Monitor of Greenhouse gases
NSCAT - NASA Scatterometer
OCTS - Ocean Color and Temperature Scanner
POLDER - POLarization and Directionality of the Earth's Reflectances
RIS - Retroreflector in Space
SEM (JAXA) - Space Environment Monitor (JAXA)
TOMS - Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer
OpenSearch Datasets No IDN OpenSearch datasets found.

Selected FedEO OpenSearch Results (view all 247 results: browser , table )
ADEOS/AVNIR L1B2 Multispectral band
ADEOS-II/GLI L2 Cloud Optical Thickness of ice cloud by emission method
ADEOS-II/AMSR L3 Soil Moisture (1day,0.25deg)
ADEOS OCTS L3 GAC Binned Map Ocean Color (OCK) (1-Week)
ADEOS-II/GLI L3 STA Map Bulk Sea surface temperature (all data averaged) (1day,9km)
ADEOS-II/AMSR L3 89.0GHz-V Mean for Brightness Temperature (1month,0.25deg)
ADEOS-II/GLI L3 Binned Cloud Effective Particle Radius of ice cloud by emission method (16days,1/4de...
ADEOS-II/GLI L2 Snow Grain and Impurities
ADEOS/OCTS L2 RTC Ocean Color (OC1)
ADEOS-II/AMSR L3 6GHz-H Mean for Brightness Temperature (1day,0.25deg)

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