Accumulated observation results

Accumulated observation results

ALOS-2 accumulated observation results (from observation start date to present:2014/8/4~2019/12/15) of SM1(StripMap 3m)and SM2(StripMap 6m)mode are summarized in the KML files.

■SM1 ( StripMap 3m) ■SM2 ( StripMap 6m)


U2 Right-looking Descending
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FP Right-looking Ascending
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Details of accumulated observation results

●Overview

ALOS-2 accumulated observation results show the number of observations for each scene during the period 2014/8/4~2019/12/15. The results are summarized in the KML and JPEG format for each observation mode/beam respectively.


●Observation Mode

SM1(StripMap 3m)and SM2(StripMap 6m)are included.


●Information stored in KML files

The following table shows the contents of KML files.


No.DefinitionContents
1Path number001~207
2Frame number0000~7190
3Number of observations1~60
4Beam numberEx.) F2-5
5Orbit directionA:Ascending
D:Descending
6Observation directionR:Right looking
L:Left looking

●Beam Number

The following table shows the relationship between the beam number and observation mode/off-nadir angle.

Beam NumberObservation modeOff-nadir angle (deg)
U2-6SM1
(StripMap 3m)
29.1
U2-732.7
U2-835.4
U2-938.2
U3-1040.6
U3-1142.7
U3-1244.7
U3-1346.4
U3-1448.0
FP6-3SM2
(StripMap 6m)
18.0
FP6-421.9
FP6-525.6
FP6-629.1
FP6-732.7

●Definition of KML file name

The definitions of KML file name are as follows;

  {Beam Number}_{A/D※1}_{R/L※2}
  _{date of the first observation}_{date of the last observation}.kml

※1
A:Ascending
D:Descending

※2
R:Right looking
L:Left looking


●Legend of color

The legend below shows the relationship between the color in the KML files and the number of observations.