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GPM Care Data
Entry ID: GPM_core_JAXA

Abstract: The GPM core satellite, which is being developed jointly by Japan and the U.S., is scheduled to be launched in 2013. The core satellite carries a Dual-frequency Precipitation Radar (DPR) developed by Japan, and a GPM Microwave Imager (GMI) developed by the U.S. The orbit of the core satellite is non-sun-synchronous with an inclination angle of about 65 degrees. This orbit was selected to meet ... View entire text
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Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: JAXA
Dataset Title: GPM Care Data
Data Center
Satellite Applications and Operations Center, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Japan Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Email: RD-MOS at
Contact Address:
2-1-1, Sengen
City: Tsukuba-city
Province or State: Ibaraki
Postal Code: 305-8505
Country: Japan
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2012-05-18
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18

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