Updated December 2004

This typhoon data set may only be used for the purposes of scientific research. The data are not copyrighted.
We request that when you publish data or research results utilizing these data, please acknowledge as follows:
´´AMSR/AMSR-E Tropical Cyclones Database (Ver. 1.0)' was produced and distribute by the Earth Observation Research and application Center, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency.´´

Data Set Organization
The data format is similar to original AMSR/AMSR-E data. Please refer to AMSR-E / AMSR Data user's handbook for Data format of AMSR/AMSR-E Tropical Cyclones Data Set. The change of data format between Tropical Cyclones Data and original data is as follows.

Core Meta Items
Items(Attribute Name)Values
 SizeMBECSDataGranule The size of Tropical Cyclones Data is set
 ProductionDateTime The production date of Tropical Cyclones Data is set
 RangeBeginningTime The start scan time of Tropical Cyclones Data is set
 RangeBeginningDate The start scan date of Tropical Cyclones Data is set
 RangeEndingTime The end scan time of Tropical Cyclones Data is set
 RangeEndingDate The end scan date of Tropical Cyclones Data is set
 GringPointLatitude The latitude of Gring of Tropical Cyclones Data is set
 GringPointLongitude The longitude of Gring of Tropical Cyclones Data is set
 NumberofScans 196

Data Item and Size
ItemsValus
 Scan number 196

Tools
You can use ADIT to read the data. AMSR_HDF_TOOLS display the image of data.