SeaSat ESA archive

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Description

This collection gives access to the complete SEASAT dataset acquired by ESA and mainly covers Europe. The dataset comprises some of the first ever SAR data recorded for scientific purposes, reprocessed with the most recent processor.

The Level-1 products are available as:

  • SAR Precision Image [SEA_PRI_1P]
  • SAR Single Look Complex Image [SEA_SLC_1P]
  • SAR Ellipsoid Geocoded Precision Image [SEA_GEC_1P]

Spatial coverage: Check the spatial coverage of the collection on a map available on the Third Party Missions Dissemination Service. 

Details

DATA SET SPECIFICATIONS

Digital Object Identifier (DOI):

Spatial coverage: 
70 N, -10 S, -125 W, 20 E
Temporal coverage:
1978-07-13 - 1978-10-10
Date of launch:
1978-06-28
Operators:
NASA
Mission status:
completed
Orbit height:
800 km
Orbit type:
Inclined, non-sun-synchronous
Swath width:
100 km
Current Processor Version:
1.3.6
Resolution:
Medium Resolution - MR (20 - 500 m)
Wavelengths:
L-Band (19.4 - 76.9 cm)
Product types:
SEA_GEC_1P, SEA_SLC_1P, SEA_PRI_1P

PROCESSING LEVEL

level 1

APPLICABLE TERMS & CONDITIONS

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

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blue arrow DATA CITATION

European Space Agency, Seasat SAR Precision L1 Image Version 1.0.

RESOURCES

JERS/SeaSat SAR products CEOS format specifications
Product Specifications
SeaSat views oceans and sea ice with Synthetic Aperture Radar
Other
SeaSat SAR IPF Data and Processing Issues
Technical Note
More SeaSat Documents
Product Specifications
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