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GOSAT-2 on-line dataset now available

06 August 2019

ESA is pleased to announce the availability of GOSAT-2 products to the scientific community.

The GOSAT-2 (Greenhouse gases Observing Satellite-2) mission is dedicated to the observation of Greenhouse Gases in continuation/conjunction of GOSAT mission and carries the same kind of two instruments at higher performance, TANSO-FTS-2 (Thermal And Near infrared Sensor for carbon Observation-Fourier Transform Spectrometer-2) and TANSO-CAI-2 (Cloud and Aerosol Imager-2).

The GOSAT-2 TANSO FTS-2 and CAI-2 full archive dataset is composed by FTS-2 Common (day and night), SWIR (only day) and TIR (day and night) Level 1A and 1B data and by CAI-2 Common, Forward and Backward Level 1A and 1B data. Currently L1B products are not available but will be included in the coming weeks.

The full GOSAT-2 archive and newly acquired/systematically processed products are added as soon as they are distributed by JAXA.

ESA provide access through a dedicated FTP server with access immediately available after registration.

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Monitoring Earth's skin heat for crops and climate

23 July 2019

A bright red twin-engined aircraft, equipped with ultra-high-resolution thermal imaging technology has been scouring the agricultural heartlands of Europe this summer. The objective is to work towards increasing the resilience of agriculture to future water scarcity and variability

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