ALOS PALSAR products

Data

04 Sep 2019

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ALOS PALSAR products are available in following modes:

• Fine Beam Single polarisation(FBS), single polarisation (HH or VV)

• Fine Beam Double polarisation (FBD), double polarisation (HH/HV or VV/VH)

• Polarimetry mode (PLR), with four polarisations simultaneously

• ScanSAR Burst mode 1 (WB1), single polarisation [currently not available, will be included soon]

Following processing levels are available:

• RAW( level 1.0): Raw data generated by every downlink segment and every band. Divided into an equivalent size to one scene.

• SLC (level 1.1): Slant range single look complex product. Not available for WB1

• GDH (level 1.5):Ground range Detected, Normal resolution product

• GEC (level 1.5): Geocoded product

Dataset content:

The dataset contains all ESA acquisitions over the ADEN zone (Europe, Africa and the Middle East) plus some worldwide products received from JAXA. Further information on ADEN zones can be found in this technical note.

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Spatial coverage: 

90 N, -90 S, -180 W, 180 E

Temporal coverage:

2006-05-01 - 2011-04-22

Date of launch:
2006-01-24
Operators:
JAXA
Mission status:
completed
Orbit height:
691.65 km
Orbit type:
Sun-synchronous
Swath width:
35-350 km
Resolution:

High Resolution - HR (5 - 20 m)

Medium Resolution - MR (20 - 500 m)

Wavelengths: L-Band (19.4 - 76.9 cm)

Product types: FBS_RAW_0P, FBS_GDH_1P, FBS_GEC_1P, FBS_SLC_1P, FBD_RAW_0P, FBD_GDH_1P, FBD_GEC_1P, FBD_SLC_1P, PLR_RAW_0P, PLR_GDH_1P, PLR_GEC_1P, PLR_SLC_1P, WB1_RAW_0P, WB1_GDH_1P, WB1_GEC_1P

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multiple, level 1,

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Utilisation of this data is subject to ESA's Earth Observation Terms and Conditions

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blue arrow RESOURCES

ADEN zone definition
Technical Note
ESA product handbook
Product Specifications
ESA CEOS product format specification
Product Specifications
JAXA Level 1.0 data format
Product Specifications
JAXA Level 1.1 and 1.5 data format
Product Specifications
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