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Present status of ADEOS-2
Author(s): Akimasa Sumi
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Paper Abstract

ADEOS-2 is a successor of the ADEOS, which was successfully launched at August 17, 1996 from Japan. Its main purpose is to contribute to the global change issues, such as global warming, ozone depletion and carbon cycle.It has 5 main sensors; global imager, advanced microwave scanning radiometer, sea winds, polarization and directionality of the Earth's reflectances, and improved Lim atmospheric spectrometer-II. In this mission, collaboration with exiting international research projects is heavily emphasized such as global energy and water cycle experiment, and climate variability and predictability of the world climate research program, International Geosphere-Biosphere Program, global ocean observing systems and global climate observing system. Its present status will be concisely summarized.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 January 1997
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 2957, Advanced and Next-Generation Satellites II, (27 January 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.265430
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Akimasa Sumi, National Space Development Agency of Japan (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2957:
Advanced and Next-Generation Satellites II
Hiroyuki Fujisada; Guido Calamai; Martin N. Sweeting, Editor(s)

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