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1.2 How to use RA-2/MWR data

1.2.1 Software Tools

RA-2/MWR products are delivered in the standard ENVISAT data products format.

ESA-provided software tools can be used to access RA-2/MWR products.

1.2.1.1 General tools

Unlike many other remote sensing instruments RA-2/MWR data are not two-dimensional images. The geophysical data records are provided in sequence along the satellite ground track. Their format is rather mission specific. There is no commercial software packages aimed at reading, displaying and analysing the RA-2/MWR products.

1.2.1.2 EnviView

The EnviView tool has been specially developed to read and visualize data products in the ENVISAT format. It provides the capability to display the contents of the products as simple text in HTML format, as graphs, or as images where these are appropriate. EnviView will also output products in hdf, allowing them to be read by any third party software packages supporting this format.

Further information on EnviView is provided in -http://envisat.esa.int/services/enviview


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