ALOS-2

Observation results of Supersites

Observation areas of Supersites

The following maps shows the currently observing areas of the ALOS-2 Supersites.

  • 10m Supersites

  • Asia-RiCE/SAFE Project

  • Asia-RiCE/SAFE Project Supersites and JECAM Supersites

  • JJ-FAST Supersites

  • K&C

  • PI Supersites

  • Volcano Supersites

  • World priority disaster prevention

Observation results of Supersites

Observation results of Supersites (from observation start date to present:2014/8/4~2021/12/12) are summarized in the KML files for each observation sites.
※There is no KML for the requests without observation results.

Details of observation results of Supersites

Overview

Observation results of Supersites shows the number of observations for each scene during the period 2014/8/4~2021/12/12. The results are summarized in the KML and JPEG format for each observation Site Name respectively.

Observation Mode

SM1(StripMap 3m), SM2(StripMap 6m), SM3(StripMap 10m)and W2(ScanSAR)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~Over 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
F2-5SM3
(StripMap 10m)
28.2
F2-632.7
F2-736.2
F3-839.3
F3-941.9
F3-1044.3
W2ScanSAR34.9

Definition of KML file name

The definitions of KML file name are as follows;

{Site Name}_{Beam Number}_{A/D※1}_{R/L※2}_
 {The first observation day in storage data※3}_{The last observation day in storage data※4}.kml

※1
A:Ascending
D:Descending

※2
R:Right looking
L:Left looking

※3/4
Observation results period of this time

Legend of color

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