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Overview of the science program GCOM-A1 satellite
Author(s): Makoto Suzuki; Kazuo Shibasaki; Haruhisa Shimoda; Toshihiro Ogawa
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Paper Abstract

Global Change Observation Mission (GCOM) is a new generation of earth observation program by NASDA. GCOM aims to derive trends in climate system by long term and systematic measurements of atmosphere, ocean, and land. GCOM-A1 is one of the first generation of GCOM satellites to be launched in 2006, which was formerly called ADEOS-3A. GCOM-A1 will carry atmospheric instruments; two Japanese, Ozone Dynamics Ultraviolet Spectrometer (ODUS), and Solar Occultation Fourier transform spectrometer from Inclined Satellite (SOFIS), and one foreign atmospheric instrument and a GPS occultation instrument.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 November 2000
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 4135, Earth Observing Systems V, (15 November 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.494242
Show Author Affiliations
Makoto Suzuki, National Space Development Agency of Japan (Japan)
Kazuo Shibasaki, National Space Development Agency of Japan (Japan)
Haruhisa Shimoda, National Space Development Agency of Japan (Japan)
Toshihiro Ogawa, National Space Development Agency of Japan (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4135:
Earth Observing Systems V
William L. Barnes, Editor(s)

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