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Sarajevo SAR Orbit number: 52137 2005-04-10
Beirut Lebanon SAR Orbit number: 50032 2004-11-14
Kiev Ukraine SAR Orbit number: 50348 2005-12-05
San Francisco SAR Orbit number: 47426 2004-05-16
Havana Cuba SAR Orbit number: 23684 1999-10-31
Florence Italy SAR Orbit number: 50398 2004-12-09
Maracaibo Venezuela SAR Orbit number: 41061 2003-02-26
Strait of Messina Italy SAR Orbit number: 48673 2004-08-11
Bosphorus Turkey SAR Orbit number: 48286 2004-07-15
Beijing China SAR Orbit number: 39150 2002-10-16
Naples Italy SAR Orbit number: 48079 2004-06-30
Panama Canal SAR Orbit number: 19504 2005-04-14
Seoul South Korea SAR Orbit number: 39307 2002-10-27
Teheran Iran SAR Orbit number: 21274 1999-09-13
Gaeta Italy SAR Orbit number: 51858 2005-03-31
Damascus Syria SAR Orbit number: 50762 2005-01-04
Caracas Venezuela SAR Orbit number: 35421 2002-01-28
New York USA SAR Orbit number: 40589 2003-01-24
Oslo Norway SAR Orbit number: 47285 2004-05-06
Hiroshima Japan SAR Orbit number: 38634 2004-09-10
Chicago USA SAR Orbit number: 50037 2004-11-14
Los Angeles USA SAR Orbit number: 43611 2003-11-03
Riga Latvia SAR Orbit number: 46354 2004-03-02
Buenos Aires Argentina SAR Orbit number: 39536 2002-11-12
Moscow Russia SAR Orbit number: 47928 2004-06-20
Venice Italy SAR Orbit number: 48072 2004-06-30
Bucharest SAR Orbit number: 48415 2004-07-24
Prague SAR Orbit number: 48494 2004-07-29
Rome Italy SAR Orbit number: 45796 2004-01-23
Luxembourg SAR Orbit number: 45553 2004-01-06
Lisbon SAR Orbit number: 45532 2004-01-04
Helsinki SAR Orbit number: 47127 2004-04-25
Paris France SAR Orbit 47414 2004-05-05
Dublin Ireland SAR Orbit 44208 2003-10-04
Cairo Egypt SAR Orbit 45881 2004-01-04
Berlin Germany SAR Orbit 37594 2002-06-29
Attica, Sterea Ellada, Evvoia: Athens, Greece SAR Orbit 42403 2003-05-31
Tunis Tunisia SAR Orbit number: 42969 2003-07-09
Amsterdam SAR Orbit number: 47371 2004-05-12
St Petersburg SAR Orbit number: 49231 2004-09-19
Budapest SAR Orbit number: 46132 2004-02-15
Ankara SAR Orbit number: 47928 2004-06-20
Madrid SAR Orbit number: 47364 2004-04-11
Sofia SAR Orbit number: 48229 2004-07-11
Vienna SAR Orbit number: 48451 2004-06-28
11/04/02: Svalbard
09/04/02: Scotland
10/09/01: Loch Lomond
20/12/01: Sardinia
02/01/02: Salzburg
27/10/01: El Salvador
14/02/02: St. Petersburg, Russia
04/03/02: The Bay of Tokyo
10/10/01: Rotterdam
01/11/01: Redsea
02/01/02: Prague
17/01/02: Odessa
11/04/02: Norwegian Fjords
North Sea, 28 August 2001
25/08/01: Nicaragua
22/11/01: Naples
17/09/01: St. Malo
01/01/02: Mallorca
Lisbon, 16 September 2001
19/04/02: Korea
25/08/01: Japan
02/02/02: Izmit
20/04/02: Iceland
04/02/02: Strait of Gibraltar
15/09/01: Lake Geneva
06/09/01: The Po Valley
31/10/01: Lake Balaton
Cape Town, 31 August 2001
River Elbe, 15 September 2001
21/04/02: Ecuador
21/09/01: Dublin
05/04/02: The Gulf of Taranto
21/09/01: Finland
22/09/01: Cyprus
13/09/01: Fuerteventura
25/11/01: Tunisia
24/11/01: the Dead Sea
01/11/01: china
Aegean Sea
05/12/01: Dalmatia Islands
08/12/01: Syria
07/03/02: Lake Van, Turkey
01/11/01: Bournemouth
12/02/02: Galicia
06/02/02: Tassili N'Ajjer National Park, Algeria
21/02/02: Camargue
17/02/02: Cyrenaica
02/04/02: San Pablo Lake, Ecuador
02/04/02: Cuicocha Crater Lake, Ecuador
02/04/02: Guayllabamba, Ecuador
02/04/02: Town of Ibarra, Ecuador
02/04/02: Imbabura Volcano, Ecuador
02/04/02: Quito, Ecuador
02/04/02: San Pablo Lake, Ecuador
Corsica, 6 September 2001
03/06/02: The Swiss Plateau by Night
03/06/02: Neuchâtel
03/06/02: Bienne
03/06/02: Murten
03/06/02: Yverdon
03/06/02: The Swiss Plateau by Day
03/06/02: The Swiss Plateau by Night
03/06/02: The Swiss Plateau by Day
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ERS-2 in Action!

ERS-2 continues to image the earth in gyroless operation mode thanks to the joint ESA/European industry effort. Good-quality, timely available SAR products are routinely generated to meet the user requirements in most application domains.

Germany: The Elbe River Mouth

Orbit 33486 (ascending), Frame 2529, Sept. 15, 2001, 10:23 GMT

Elbe River
Part of the region Schleswig-Holstein in northwestern Germany.
Sea bottom topography is evident in the Elbe river mouth.
Spread along the coast: agricultural fields.
Centre right: the North-Baltic Sea Canal, connecting the North and Baltic Seas.
Bottom left: Cuxhaven harbour.
Upper centre image: fields extending offshore.


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Keywords: ESA European Space Agency - Agence spatiale europeenne, observation de la terre, earth observation, satellite remote sensing, teledetection, geophysique, altimetrie, radar, chimique atmospherique, geophysics, altimetry, radar, atmospheric chemistry