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This dataset contains all the Landsat 7 Enhanced Thematic Mapper high-quality ortho-rectified L1T dataset (or L1Gt where not enough GCPs are ava...
This European Space Agency Landsat cloud free dataset has been acquired and processed at receiving stations in Fucino (Italy), Matera (Italy), K...
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A pilot Fire Detection Service, based on real-time processing of Landsat-8 data being assessed within the framework of ESA's Earthnet Programme.
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DOCUMENT - Technical Note1 Mar 2019
The SeaSat-A synthetic aperture radar imaging radar system (SAR) was the first imaging radar system used as a scientific instrument from Earth orbit. The system generated continuous radar imagery with a 100 km swath at a resolution of 25 m from an 800 km altitude orbit. The imagery is a pictorial representation of the radar backscatter of the Earth's surface in a map-like representation. Download