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Operation concept of the second-generation global imager (SGLI)
Author(s): Kazuhiro Tanaka; Yoshihiko Okamura; Takahiro Amano; Masaru Hiramatsu; Koichi Shiratama
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Paper Abstract

The Second-generation Global Imager (SGLI) on the Global Change Observation Mission (GCOM) is a multi-band optical imaging radiometer in the wavelength range from near-UV to thermal infrared. SGLI will provide high accuracy measurements of Ocean, Atmosphere, Land and Cryosphere. SGLI will provide the global scale multi spectral data with about 2 days frequency. The observation data over the land area is 250m resolution with more than 1000km swath, and the ocean area in 1km resolution. SGLI also has a unique tilting data to realize the directional polarized observation with red and near infrared wavelength. This paper describes the operation concept and current status of the SGLI instrument development.

Paper Details

Date Published: 4 November 2010
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 7862, Earth Observing Missions and Sensors: Development, Implementation, and Characterization, 786209 (4 November 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.869398
Show Author Affiliations
Kazuhiro Tanaka, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (Japan)
Yoshihiko Okamura, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (Japan)
Takahiro Amano, NEC TOSHIBA Space Systems, Ltd. (Japan)
Masaru Hiramatsu, NEC TOSHIBA Space Systems, Ltd. (Japan)
Koichi Shiratama, NEC TOSHIBA Space Systems, Ltd. (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7862:
Earth Observing Missions and Sensors: Development, Implementation, and Characterization
Xiaoxiong Xiong; Choen Kim; Haruhisa Shimoda, Editor(s)

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