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Overview of ASTER instrument and ASTER data product
Author(s): Hiroji Tsu; Hiroyuki Fujisada; Yasushi Yamaguchi; Masahiko Kudo; Masatane Kato; Hiroshi Watanabe
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Paper Abstract

Japanese remote sensor ASTER was successfully launched on the NASA's Satellite Terra on December 18, 1999 by the cooperation between METI and NASA HQ, and ASTER is working without any major problems and continues to provide ASTER data. This is a result of the cooperation between US and Japan, especially ASTER Science Team, NASA GSFC, JPL, JAROS and ERSDAC. After the period of the Initial Checkout, ASTER GDS started ASTER data distribution to the public, and ASTER data is currently available without any restriction. In this paper, activities of ASTER operation and some scientific results are provided.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 February 2002
PDF: 13 pages
Proc. SPIE 4486, Infrared Spaceborne Remote Sensing IX, (8 February 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.455093
Show Author Affiliations
Hiroji Tsu, Earth Remote Sensing Data Analysis Ctr. (Japan)
Hiroyuki Fujisada, Science Univ. of Tokyo (Japan)
Yasushi Yamaguchi, Nagoya Univ. (Japan)
Masahiko Kudo, Japan Resources Observation System Organization (Japan)
Masatane Kato, Earth Remote Sensing Data Analysis Ctr. (Japan)
Hiroshi Watanabe, Earth Remote Sensing Data Analysis Ctr. (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4486:
Infrared Spaceborne Remote Sensing IX
Marija Strojnik; Bjorn F. Andresen, Editor(s)

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