[ Release of the GPM first light images! ]new
March 25, 2014

The first light images from the GPM Core Observatory were released jointly between JAXA and NASA.

Press release
GPM/DPR Special Site


[ Successful launch of the GPM Core Observatory! ]
February 28, 2014
The GPM Core Observatory was successfully launched by the H-IIA Launch Vehicle No. 23 from JAXA Tanegashima Space Center at 3:37 a.m. on February 28 (Fri.) 2014 (JST).
Press release

Latest information of the GPM Core Observatory is available from here.
GPM/DPR Special Site
[ Launch date of the GPM Core Observatory! ]
December 26, 2013

The GPM Core Observatory will be launched at 3:07 a.m. on February 28, 2014 (JST) by H-IIA F23 rocket from JAXA Tanegashima Space Center.

Press release
GPM/DPR Special Site
[ JAXA/EORC Tropical Cyclone Database by AMSR2 was released ]
December 18, 2013

JAXA/EORC Tropical Cyclone Database by AMSR2 was released.

JAXA/EORC Tropical Cyclone Database
[ TRMM satellite is flying over 16 years ]
November 28, 2013

On 28th November 2013, the TRMM satellite reached its 16th birthday in the orbit. Coincidentally, the GPM Core Observatory has arrived to JAXA Tanegashima Space Center at 2 a.m. on 27th November.
The TRMM satellite will continue its operation toward overlap observation with the GPM Core Observatory.

GPM special site (in Japanese)
[ Network Maintenance ]
September 24, 2013

Your connection may fail briefly for maintenance during the following period.

Period: 08:00(JST), Sep. 28 to 18:00(JST)

[ Network Maintenance ]
August 29, 2013

Due to the network maintenance, our Web,FTP service will be temporarily unavailable during the following times.

Times: Sep. 3, 2013, 10:30, 14:30(JST)

[ Network Maintenance ]
July 19, 2013

Due to the network maintenance, your connection may be closed during the following period.

Period: Jul. 20-21, 2013.

[ Network Maintenance ]
July 12, 2013

Due to the network maintenance, your connection may be closed during the following period.

Period: Jul. 13-14, 2013.

[ Completely renewed the WEB site "JAXA Global Rainfall Watch" ]
July 4, 2013

We have completely renewed the WEB site "JAXA Global Rainfall Watch". In addition to the mode in which to display the global data up to now, also now available in overlay mode to display Google Map.

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[ Suspension of data download and image update of "JAXA Global Rainfall Watch", due to system maintenance ]
March 21, 2013

We would like to inform you that the data download and image update of "JAXA Global Rainfall Watch" will be temporarily unavailable due to system maintenance during the following periods:

During the following periods, please be note that it will be also temporarily unavailable to use the web and ftp service of the past data.
We are sorry for your inconvenience.

Periods:
March 23, 2013 09:00 to March 25, 2013 12:00(JST)

[ TRMM Products deliverd by G-Portal ]
February 28, 2013

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[ Joint PI Workshop of Global Environment Observation Mission 2012 ]
January 16, 2013

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[ Released the GSMaP logo ]
January 8, 2013

We made the GSMaP logo. It released on the GPM HP.

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