|GOSAT TANSO-CAI observed 12-year air pollution fluctuations in China
The aerosols around Beijing have been increasing and decreasing over the last 12 years.
|GOSAT-2/TANSO-CAI-2 observed reducing air pollution in northern India.
Aerosols decreased and air pollution in this area improved in March 2020.
|1st Atmospheric composition measurement by satellite and passenger aircraft
On October 26th and 27th, 2020, JAXA's spectrometers were installed in the passenger cabin on ANA's Haneda-Fukuoka flights to observe atmospheric composition over major Japanese megacities.
|The forest fires in Australia from 2019 to 2020
The forest fires have occurred in Australia from September 2019 to February 2020.
|Bicolor Rivers of Amazon
The two colors of the Amazon River basin were observed by GOSAT.
|Forest fires of Tasmania Island
The forest fires occurred in Tasmania Island south of Australia.
|Karman Cloud Vortices
TANSO-CAI observed Karman cloud vortices around Guadalupe Island in Mexico, Jeju Island, and Yakushima Island.
|Fuego volcano in Guatemala Eruption
On June 3, 2018, the Fuego volcano in Guatemala erupted.
|The ship tracks over the Atlantic Ocean
GOSAT/TANSO-CAI observed the ship tracks over the Atlantic Ocean on January 16, 2018.
|Huge polynya of the Antarctic Ocean formed for the first time in 40 years
A huge polynya has suddenly formed in the Antarctic Ocean covered with sea ice in middle of September 2017.
|Eruption of Mt. Bezymianny on the Kamchatka Peninsula
Mt. Bezymianny in the eastern part of the Kamchatka Peninsula erupted on December 20, 2017.
|Dust formed by Saddlebag Glacier
The dust is blown from the Saddlebag Glacier located in the southwestern Alaska every late autumn.
|Eruption of Mount Shinmoedake volcano
Mt. Shinmoedake located at the prefectural border of Kagoshima and Miyazaki has erupted since October 11, 2017.
|Wildfire and air pollution in Oregon
In 2017, wildfires have occurred frequently since July and continued in Oregon, USA.
|Area variation of Lake Tonlé Sap (Cambodia)
Lake Tonlé Sap is a fresh water lake in Cambodia. During rainy season (from May to October), the water area of the lake expands to more than 3 times as large as area in dry season (from November to April).
|Controlled Burn and Air Pollution in India
The Indian government took emergency action to close schools and halt building construction in New Delhi due to air pollution on November 6, 2016.
|Lake Urmia (Iran) reddening and shrinking
Lake Urmia, which is a salt lake of Iran turns red color in dry season. As shown in Fig. 1, the lake color was blue in TANSO-CAI observation image on April 24, 2016.
|Wildfire in California
In California, the wildfire occurred in Santa Barbara on June 16, 2016 and Angeles National Forest on June 20, 2016.
|Forest fire in Fort McMurray, Canada
A big wildfire occurred in Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada on May 15, 2016.
|Rinjani volcano (Indonesia) eruption
Rinjani volcano on Lombok Island, Indonesia erupted on November 4, 2015. The images of GOSAT/TANSO-CAI were taken on November 4, 2015.
|Smoke hazard by large-scale wildfires in Indonesia
Ibuki observed the drifting smokes by large-scale wildfires occurred inSumatra and Kalimantan, Indonesia.
|A volcano on Kuchinoerabu Island, Kagoshima Prefecture eruption
GOSAT observed volcanic smoke erupted from Mt. Shindake on Kuchinoerabu Island, Kagoshima Prefecture at 13:25 on May 29, 2015.
|Mt. Calbuco eruption
Mt. Calbuco (2,015 m elevation) erupted on April 22, 2015, after aninterval of 54 years.
|Mt. Aso eruption
Mt.Aso, Nakadake(1,506 m elevation), which is located in Kumamoto prefectures, erupted at 1:11 am on November 25, 2014.
|Mt. Onatake eruption
Mt. Ontake (3,067 m elevation), which is located on the border of Nagano and Gifu prefectures, erupted with pyroclastic flows at 2:52 am on September 27, 2014.
|OCO-2 spacecraft observed "First Light" over Papua New Guinea.
On August 6th, NASA's OCO-2 (Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2) spacecraft observed "First Light" over Papua New Guinea.
|Flood in Balkan
On 13 May, 2014, the extra-tropical cyclone designated "Tamara" formed over the Adriatic Sea.
Sakurajima volcano erupted explosively from Showa crater (～ 800m elevation) at 1:07 am on May 10, 2014. The volcanic plume rose up to about 4500 m height.
|Mt. Kelud eruption in Java Island
Mt. Kelud in Java Island erupted on February 13, 2014. A large amount of volcanic ash emitted to the atmosphere and forced the airport to shut down in Eastern Java Island.
|Pine glacier in Antarctica
A big iceberg calved from Pine Island Glacier and begun to drift to the Antarctic Ocean on November, 2013.
Hybrid eclipse occurred from the Pacific Ocean to Africa on November 3, 2013.
Typhoon "Haiyan" (typhoon No. 30) occurred on November 4, 2013 and developed rapidly as it moved to westward on the Pacific Ocean.
|Typhoon "Wipha" "Francisco"
Typhoon "Wipha" (typhoon No. 26) occurred near the Mariana Islands on October 11, 2013 and moved to northwest direction as increasing the intensity.
|The big forest fire near Yosemite National Park
A forest fire occurred near Yosemite National Park in California on August 17, 2013.
|Sakurajima volcano eruption
Sakurajima volcano erupted explosively from Showa crater (~ 800 m elevation) at 4:31 pm on August 18, 2013.
|Cyclone "Mahasen" in Bangladesh
Cyclone "Mahasen" moved in a northeast direction in eastern of Indian Ocean. The cyclone landed on the southwestern of Bangladesh on May 16, 2013 and caused flood damage on the coast.
|Flood in Thailand
From July to December 2011, the big flood occurred in Thailand. It would appear that the water-covered area in Chao-playa River looks blue in center of these images.