The European Space Agency's Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) instruments have been flown on board ERS-1, ERS-2 and the Advanced SAR (ASAR) on board Envisat. The ERS-1, ERS-2 and Envisat satellites, launched in 1991, 1995 and 2002 respectively, are ESA multi-payload, Earth observation satellites.
This dataset contains Advanced Synthetic Aperture Radar(ASAR) data from the European Remote Sensing satellites ERS-1 and ERS-2, and Advanced SAR data from Envisat.
The ERS-1 mission began in 1991 and ended in 2000, and ERS-2 and Envisat are still ongoing. SAR provides high resolution images, ocean wave spectra data and wind direction vector data. They are available through the NEODC to UK based students only.
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Use of these data is covered by the following licence: http://licences.ceda.ac.uk/image/data_access_condition/esasar.pdf. When using these data you must cite them correctly using the citation given on the CEDA Data Catalogue record.
Data collected and prepared by ESA before a copy was obtained directly from ESA by NEODC for use by UK student community
Data were prepared by ESA. Refer to ESA documentation for quality statement
Data are tar formatted
Mobile platform operations
|Mobile Platform Operation 1||Mobile Platform Operation for: Envisat|
Computation Element: 1
|Title||Satellite deployed on Envisat|
- long_name: Engineering
- names: Engineering
- long_name: Radar
- gcmd_url: http://vocab.ndg.nerc.ac.uk/term/P041/4/H420
- gcmd_keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Spectral/Engineering > Radar
- names: EARTH SCIENCE > Spectral/Engineering > Radar, http://vocab.ndg.nerc.ac.uk/term/P041/4/H420
- gcmd_url: http://vocab.ndg.nerc.ac.uk/term/P141/4/GVAR0673
- gcmd_keyword: Radar Imagery
- long_name: Radar Imagery
- names: http://vocab.ndg.nerc.ac.uk/term/P141/4/GVAR0673, Radar Imagery