ALOS Research Announcement - Schedule -
4th Research Announcement (RA-4)
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has issued the forth Research Announcement (RA-4) on 20 July 2012 for science and application research using the Advanced Land Observing Satellite-2 (ALOS-2).
RA-4 solicits the research proposals for science and application research using ALOS-2, which carries the L-band Synthetic Aperture Radar, PALSAR-2 and will be launched in JFY 2013. ALOS-2 will utilize high resolution based advanced land observation technologies.
Participation as an ALOS Principal Investigator (PI) is open to global researchers from all categories of organizations: educational institutions, research institutes, private enterprises and government institutions and any other organizations. The advantages of PIs are to access to relevant ALOS-2, ALOS, and JERS-1 data (limited amount) at no cost. Funds for PIs are not available under this RA.
Applicants may submit any time before 31 October 2012. Proposals will be peer reviewed by the end of January 2013. Applicants submitting accepted, applicants will be integrated into the ALOS-2 research team.
Further details of the Research Announcement are available on
4th ALOS Research Announcement guide