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Summary of the Data

Product Units Spatial Resolution Daily Half-Monthly Monthly
Rainfall mm 10km 2000 - Present 2000 - Present 2000 - Present
Short Wave Radiation W/m² 5km Terra : 2002 - Present
Aqua : 2002 - Present
2002 - Present 2002 - Present
Land Surface Temperature degrees Celcius 5km Terra-Daytime : 2002 - Present
Terra-Nighttime : 2002 - Present
Aqua-Daytime: 2002 - Present
Aqua-Nighttime : 2002 - Present
Terra-Daytime : 2002 - Present
Terra-Nighttime : 2002 - Present
Aqua-Daytime: 2002 - Present
Aqua-Nighttime : 2002 - Present
Terra-Daytime : 2002 - Present
Terra-Nighttime : 2002 - Present
Aqua-Daytime: 2002 - Present
Aqua-Nighttime : 2002 - Present
Aerosol Optical Thickness (Tau-a) unitless 5km Terra : 2002 - Present
Aqua : 2002 - Present
2002 - Present 2002 - Present
Normalized Difference Vegetation Index unitless 5km - 2002 - Present 2002 - Present
Soil Moisture Contents vol% 25km 2002 - Oct.2011
Jul.2012 - Present
2002 - Oct.2011
Jul.2012 - Present
2002 - Oct.2011
Jul.2012 - Present
Altitude m 30m - - -
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References

System Development
Kei OYOSHI, Yosei MIZUKAMI, Takeo TADONO and Hiroshi MIYOSHI , 2017, Application of Earth Observation Satellite Data to Public Health, Jpn J Health & Human Ecology, 83(4), pp.126-133. (In Japanese with English abstract)
Rainfall (GSMaP)
可知美佐子, 久保田拓志, 牛尾知雄, 重尚一, 木田智史, 青梨和正, 岡本謙一, 沖理子, 2011. 複数の衛星搭載マイクロ波/ 赤外放射計の複合による「世界の雨分布速報」システムの構築とその利用. 電気学会A部門誌, 131(9), pp.729-737.
Kubota, T., Shige, S., Hashizume, H., Aonashi, K., Takahashi, N., Seto, S., Hirose, M.,Takayabu, Y. N., Nakagawa,  K., Iwanami, K., Ushio, T., Kachi, M. and Okamoto, K. 2007. Global precipitation map using satellite borne microwave radiometers by the GSMaP project : Production and validation. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 45(7), pp.2259-2275.
Short Wave Radiation (JASMES-swr)
Frouin, R., and Murakami, H. 2007 Estimating photosynthetically available radiation at the ocean surface from ADEOS-II global imager data. Journal of Oceanography, 63, pp.493-503.
Saigusa, N., Ichii, K., Murakami, H., Hirata, R., Asanuma, J., Den, H., Han, S. J., Ide, R., Li, S. G., Ohta, T.,Sasai, T., Wang, S. Q., and Yu, G. R., 2010. Impact of meteorological anomalies in the 2003 summer on Gross Primary Productivity in East Asia. Biogeosciences, 7, pp.641-655.
Land Surface Temperature (NASA MOD11)
Wan, Z. (1999). MODIS Land-surface Temperature Algorithm Theoretical Basis Document.
Wan, Z. (2013). New refinements and validation of the collection-6 MODIS land-surface temperature/emissivity product. Remote sensing of Environment, 140, 36-45.
Aerosol Optical Thickness (JASMES-taua)
S. Fukuda, T. Nakajima, H. Takenaka, A. Higurashi, N. Kikuchi, T. Y. Nakajima, and H. Ishida, 2013: New approaches to removing cloud shadows and evaluating the 380 nm surface reflectance f or improved aerosol optical thickness retrievals from the GOSAT/TANSO-Cloud and Aerosol Imager. Geophys. Res. Letters., DOI: 10.1002/2013JD020090
Saigusa, N., Ichii, K., Murakami, H., Hirata, R., Asanuma, J., Den, H., Han, S. J., Ide, R., Li, S. G., Ohta, T.,Sasai, T., Wang, S. Q., and Yu, G. R., 2010. Impact of meteorological anoma lies in the 2003 summer on Gross Primary Productivity in East Asia. Biogeosciences, 7, pp.641-655.
A. Higurashi and T. Nakajima, 1999: Development of a two channel aerosol retrieval algorithm on global scale using NOAA / AVHRR, J. Atmos. Sci., DOI:10.1175/1520-0469(1999)056<0924:DOATC A>2.0.CO;2
Higurashi, A., and T. Nakajima (2002), Detection of aerosol types over the East China Sea near Japan from four-channel satellite data, Geophys. Res. Lett., 29(17), 1836, doi:10.1029/2002GL 015357.
Soil Moisture Contents (JASMAI-smc)
Fujii, H., Koike, T., and Imaoka, K. 2009 Improvement of the AMSR-E algorithm for soil moisture estimation by introducing a fractional vegetation coverage dataset derived from MODIS data. Journal of The Remote Sensing Society of Japan, 29(1), pp.282-292.
Altitude (AW3D30)
T. Tadono, H. Ishida, F. Oda, S. Naito, K. Minakawa, H. Iwamoto : Precise Global DEM Generation By ALOS PRISM, ISPRS Annals of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, Vol.II-4, pp.71-76, 2014.
J. Takaku, T. Tadono, K. Tsutsui : Generation of High Resolution Global DSM from ALOS PRISM, The International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, Vol. XL-4, pp.243-248, ISPRS, 2014.
J. Takaku, T. Tadono, K. Tsutsui, M. Ichikawa : Validation of 'AW3D' Global DSM Generated from ALOS PRISM, ISPRS Annals of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, Vol.III-4, pp.25-31, 2016.
T. Tadono, H. Nagai, H. Ishida, F. Oda, S. Naito, K. Minakawa, H. Iwamoto : Initial Validation of the 30 m-mesh Global Digital Surface Model Generated by ALOS PRISM, The International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, ISPRS, Vol. XLI-B4, pp.157-162, 2016.

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