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Korea Ocean Satellite Center


Introducing the vision and mission of the Korea Ocean Satellite Center.


An ocean satellite operation organization, leading global marine satellite technologies by producing reliable ocean satellite data and developing practical satellite use technologies based on ocean science


The Korea Ocean Satellite Center of the Korea Institute of Ocean Science & Technology is an organization of operating the COMS (Communication, Ocean and Meteorological Satellite) according to the "COMS Operation and Data Distribution Regulation" (Official Order No.64 of the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries, May 21, 2013)
  • 01
    Planning and development of an ocean satellite
  • 02
    Reception and preprocessing of an ocean satellite
  • 03
    Algorithm development, analysis technology development, satellite data calibration/validation and reprocessing and upgrade of ocean satellite
  • 04
    Technical support for researching the use of and
    handling issues of ocean satellite
  • 05
    Management of ocean satellite and distribution of its data
  • 06
    User training and technical support of ocean satellite
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    Domestic and overseas cooperation for developing analysis technologies and managing data quality of ocean satellite