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ASAR Wide Swath Mode
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Last update: 14 December 2016
The WS Mode Level 0 product consists of time-ordered AISPs collected while the instrument is in WS Mode. The echo samples in the AISPs have been compressed to 4 bits/sample using FBAQ. This is a high-rate, wide swath (ScanSAR) mode so data is only acquired for partial orbit segments and is composed of data from five image swaths (SS1 to SS5). The Level 0 product is produced systematically for all data acquired within this mode.
The objective of this product is to offer Level 0 data for possible images processing on another processing site. It includes mandatory information for SAR processing.
Data Size: 400 km across track x 400 km along track
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Utilisation of this data is subject to ESA's Earth Observation Terms and Conditions
ASAR Products Specification - Revision C
ASA_WS_0P File Structure
Envisat ASAR Science and Applications
ASAR Product Handbook
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