Specific Instrument Delivery
Data are delivered in different ways:
Click the links below for detailed information on a specific instrument.
Order ASAR Future Acquisitions
Ordering for future acquisitions is only needed for ASAR HR modes (ASAR IM, ASAR AP, ASAR WS) and it is only allowed from users who have a Project with a quota allocated for future acquisitions. Ordering shall be done using EOLI-SA.
The order shall include the instrument settings required (mode, polarisation, swath), the start/stop time of the acquisition required to cover the area of interest and the final product type.
Delivery of ASAR HR Products
The delivery option is specified at the time of ordering, using EOLI-SA. A media can be selected in the Order Options while, if previously agreed, the internet delivery option (Rolling Archive, EWFS, FTP on-request) can be specified in the User Remark Field of the Product Ordering form.
The ASAR products are available in the following ways:
This is applicable to all product types (and it is the only possibility for ASA_WSS_1P and all level 0 products), archived products or future acquisitions.
In case of urgency, the product is generated as soon as possible following the acquisition at the station.
In this way, all ASAR Level 1 products, generated systematically or on-request, are available at the stations where the data have been acquired for a period of 7 days from generation time,
Therefore, only a planning request is needed from the user;
This is the case of the Full Resolution Level 1 products:
In nominal situation, the product is available within the same day of the acquisition in a order-specific account, following a-priori agreement for the smallest level 1 products as:
This is the FTP on-request service for which the user receives notification of the products availability and location in an E-mail. The product is generated as soon as possible after acquisition, depending on processing load at the center.
If the request is instead for an archived product,
If the product is older than 4 weeks, it will be requested at a PAC and be made available
Access to ASAR LR products
The ASAR LR products can be received:
The E-mail shall include:
Access information shall be requested to the Earth Observation Help Desk Team, specifying your user project code ID. Access will be provided to the stations FTP servers, RA or EWFS, depending on the product type:
The registration request shall be sent to the Earth Observation Help Desk Team following Project acceptance. The user is then inserted in the distribution list for systematic media delivery.
Note: Reprocessed dataset: The complete archive of ASA_WVI_1P products will be reprocessed starting in April 2006 and the ASA_WVS__1P and ASA_WVW_2P dataset will be made available to the users later in the year, on a FTP server at the processing center. Information on how to access these data can be requested to the Earth Observation Help Desk Team.
The data products are delivered:
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