ALOS PALSAR On-The-Fly FAQ
What is the ALOS PASLAR On the fly Service?
The ALOS PALSAR On-The-Fly processing and dissemination system allows direct access to ESA's archive from ALOS PALSAR.
Products can be discovered online from:
Once a user requests a product download, the product is downloaded immediately if the system has the product in cache, or the product is downloaded after the processing is completed.
You should freely subscribe to ALOS PALSAR ESA data products. Please subscribe to ALOS PALSAR by clicking the Get Data in the product description page.
If you do not have a EO-SSO account on Earth Online, you will be requested to create an account following the registration instructions.
Data are accessible through the ALOS PALSAR On-The-Fly web interface.
For any additional inquiries please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please refer to the user manual.
Standard users are given a quota of 20 products per day.
For a quota increase, please submit a request to email@example.com. Once approved by ESA, you will be assigned a new daily quota satisfying your request.
The major constraint on performance is the user's own internet connection, which limits the speed that a product can be downloaded. If you are experiencing issues, try reducing the number of products ordered at one time.
"You have already downloaded your granted number of products for today"
You have reached your daily limit (see above), you will need to wait until the next day.
The number of concurrent users has exceeded the capacity of the system to download products. Please try resubmitting again later in the day.
The system has not been able to produce the requested product due to an unexpected error. If you still require this product, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org directly.
These error messages usually mean a temporary connection error or system outage. Try resubmitting the request again after a few minutes. If it still doesn't work, please contact email@example.com.
You do not have access to the collection. Please see "How do I access the ALOS PALSAR On-The-Fly service?" section above to access the products.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org providing your EO-SSO ID, First name, Last Name, Institution & Country of residence and problem code.
What quality issues apply to the data?
Please refer to the product disclaimer page.
ESA Toolbox for ALOS PALSAR Products
How do I get further assistance?