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Dec. 27, 2019
PALSAR-2 global mosaic map (2018 global dataset) is released.
Dec. 18, 2019ESA
Global Above-Ground Biomass map for 2017 has been released by ESA. The map is based on radar (including ALOS-2), optical and lidar data.
Oct. 17, 2019
Calibration results of ALOS-2/PALSAR-2 standard products were updated.
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Dec. 27, 2019
Some homepages have been renewed.
Dec. 25, 2019
2019 ALOS / ALOS-2 Data Order Schedule was uploaded. Please refer to ALOS 6th RA PI, EORA2 PI and CI.
Dec. 12, 2019
Information on "The Joint PI Meeting of JAXA Earth Observation Missions FY2019 (the 5th ALOS-2 PI Workshop)" were uploaded.



Achieving high resolution observation with wide swath, as successor of optical mission of "DAICHI" (ALOS).


Follow-on mission from "DAICHI" (ALOS), which contributes to cartography, regional observation, disaster monitoring, and resource surveys.


This project aimed to contribute various earth observation field as mapping, disaster monitoring, and resource surveying in global.

JERS-1, "FUYO-1"

The first satellite in Japan equipped with synthetic aperture radar and stereoscopic observation optical sensor and observed global land area for various purpose.


Global PALSAR-2/PALSAR/JERS-1 Mosaic and Forest/Non-Forest map

Global 25m-resolution mosaic using ALOS-2 PALSAR-2, ALOS PALSAR, and JERS-1 SAR images and global forest/non-forest map

K&C Mosaic

The reference dataset for the "ALOS Kyoto and Carbon Initiative Project"

Precise Global Digital 3D Map "ALOS World 3D"

The precise global digital 3D map using some 3 million data images acquired by the ALOS

High Resolution Land-Use and Land-Cover Map

Research products developed by ALOS/ALOS-2 Science Project and "Earth Observation Priority Research: Ecosystem Research Group"

ALOS Ortho Rectified Image Product (ALOS-ORI)

This consists of the ALOS/AVNIR-2 ORI product with approx

IPY Dataset

Monitoring the north and south polar regions using PALSAR for contributing " International Polar Year "

Glacial Lake Inventory of Bhutan

Data Release Glacial Lake Inventory of Bhutan using AVNIR-2 and PRISM