CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - GMS-4 -
Full Name Geostationary Meteorological Satellite Status Mission complete
Mission Agencies JAXA Launch Date 06 Sep 1989
Mission Links mission site EOL Date 01 Jun 1995
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog #
International Designator
Orbit Type Geostationary Orbit Period
Orbit Sense N/A Orbit Inclination
Orbit Altitude 36000 km Orbit Longitude -140 deg
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications Meteorology.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
AtmosphereAtmospheric Winds VISSR (GMS-4)
Mission Instruments
DCS (JAXA) - Data Collection System (JAXA)
GMS Comms - Communications package on GMS
VISSR (GMS-4) - Visible and Infra-red Spin Scan Radiometer (GMS-4)
OpenSearch Datasets Selected IDN OpenSearch Results (search all 11 )
GMS Original VISSR and Processed VISSR data archived at the Meteorological Satellite Center (MSC), J ...
GMS Processed S-VISSR data archived at JMA
Hawaii Ocean Time Series and Satellite Images from the School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technol ...
INFRARED GLOBAL GEOSTATIONARY COMPOSITE V1
International Satellite Cloud Climatology Project (ISCCP) Stage B3 Reduced Radiances in Native Forma ...
International Satellite Cloud Climatology Project (ISCCP) Stage D1 3-Hourly Cloud Products - Revised ...
International Satellite Cloud Climatology Project (ISCCP) Stage D2 Monthly Cloud Products - Revised ...
International Satellite Cloud Climatology Project (ISCCP) Stage DX Pixel Level Cloud Product - Revis ...
Remotely Accessible Near-Real Time Imagery from Polar Orbiting and Geostationary Satellites
Surface Radiation Budget (SRB) Release 3.0 Shortwave 3 hourly monthly UTC data in netcdf format

Selected FedEO OpenSearch Results (view all 5 results: browser , table )
CLIMATE APPLICATIONS: Snow cover and hydroclimate studies Snow-atmosphere studies Snow-sea ice studi...
NOAA Climate Data Record (CDR) of Precipitation Estimation from Remotely Sensed Information using Ar...
CLIMATE APPLICATIONS: Climate Change and Natural Variability Impact Assessment, Extreme Precipitatio...
Atmospheric Motion Vectors (GOES and HIMAWARI). CLIMATE APPLICATIONS: Climate reanalysis JRA55
NOAA Climate Data Record (CDR) of Northern Hemisphere (NH) Snow Cover Extent (SCE), Version 1. CLIMA...

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