CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - GCOM-C -
Full Name Global Change Observation Mission-Climate
aka Shikisai
Status Operational (extended)
Mission Agencies JAXA Launch Date 23 Dec 2017
Mission Links mission site | data access portal EOL Date Dec 2023
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog # 43065 (TLE)
International Designator 2017-082A
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 101 minutes
Orbit Sense Descending Orbit Inclination 98.6 deg
Orbit Altitude 798 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 10:30 Repeat Cycle 34 days
Objectives and Applications Understanding of climate change mechanism.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
AtmosphereAerosols SGLI
Cloud type, amount and cloud top temperature SGLI
Cloud particle properties and profile SGLI
LandAlbedo and reflectance SGLI
Vegetation SGLI
Surface temperature (land) SGLI
Multi-purpose imagery (land) SGLI
Inland Waters SGLI
OceanOcean colour/biology SGLI
Surface temperature (ocean) SGLI
Multi-purpose imagery (ocean) SGLI
Snow & IceSnow cover, edge and depth SGLI
Sea ice cover, edge and thickness SGLI
Mission Instruments
SGLI - Second-generation Global Imager
OpenSearch Datasets Selected IDN OpenSearch Results (search all 544 )
GCOM-C/SGLI L1A Shortwave Infrared Thermal Infrared (1km)
GCOM-C/SGLI L1A Shortwave Infrared Thermal Infrared (250m)
GCOM-C/SGLI L1A Visible and Near Infrared (Non-Polarization) (1km)
GCOM-C/SGLI L1A Visible and Near Infrared (Non-Polarization) (250m)
GCOM-C/SGLI L1A Visible and Near Infrared (Polarization) (1km)
GCOM-C/SGLI L1B Shortwave Infrared Thermal Infrared (1km)
GCOM-C/SGLI L1B Shortwave Infrared Thermal Infrared (250m)
GCOM-C/SGLI L1B Visible and Near Infrared (Non-Polarization) (1km)
GCOM-C/SGLI L1B Visible and Near Infrared (Non-Polarization) (250m)
GCOM-C/SGLI L1B Visible and Near Infrared (Polarization) (1km)

Selected FedEO OpenSearch Results (view all 544 results: browser , table )
GCOM-C/SGLI L2 Statistics-Land Surface Reflectance(RV02) (1-Month,250m)
GCOM-C/SGLI L3 Binned Classified cloud fraction(CFR6) (8-Days,1/12 deg)
GCOM-C/SGLI L1B Shortwave Infrared Thermal Infrared (1km)
GCOM-C/SGLI L3 Binned Chlorophyll-a concentration (1-Day,1/24 deg)
GCOM-C/SGLI L3 Map Atmospheric corrected reflectance(RS02) (1-Day,1/24 deg)
GCOM-C/SGLI L2 Statistics-Land Surface Reflectance(RS02) (1-Month,1km)
GCOM-C/SGLI L3 Map Atmospheric corrected reflectance(RN08) (8-Days,1/24 deg)
GCOM-C/SGLI L3 Map Classified cloud fraction(CFR6) (8-Days,1/12 deg)
GCOM-C/SGLI L3 Map Atmospheric corrected reflectance(RV08) (1-Day,1/24 deg)
GCOM-C/SGLI L3 Map Atmospheric Correction Parameter (ACP T865) (1-Month,1/24 deg)

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