Canada wants to broaden access to Radarsat-1 Data

Canada’s RADARSAT-1 was the first operational radar-based Earth Observation Satellite. RADARSAT-1 acquired numerous data collections from 1995 to 2013. The historical value of this data is clear as it allows making comparisons using images of the same region acquired over the years: for example, to study climate change effects.

The Canadian Space Agency has recently released over 37 000 RADARSAT-1 images for public use, free of charge; you can download them at https://www.eodms-sgdot.nrcan-rncan.gc.ca/sp-pe.html.

In light of this initiative, the CSA is evaluating the feasibility of opening up more RADARSAT-1 data over Canada and internationally. A survey is open to better understand the community’s needs and preferences with respect to RADARSAT-1 data.

For any questions, please contact julie.claveau@canada.ca.

More news

Data Terra

Using satellite imagery to establish a link between the environment, the habitats that are favourable to these species, and the human and animal populations at risk

Annelise TRAN, CIRAD researcher and THEIA Risks associated with Infectious Diseases SEC, shares her vision of Theia consortium, its achievements as well as the challenges ahead.

20.06.2022

Data Terra

“What motivates my interest in THEIA, but also in the very idea of data consortia, are the ever-changing activities and the associated challenges.”

Arnaud Sellé, CNES-Partner Interoperability Manager for DINAMIS, Theia & ForM@Ter, gives us his vision of Theia contributions and challenges.

24.05.2022

Publications

[Just Released] Theia Bulletin N°16

>>>News from the network: Nomination of Anne Puissant as Theia new Scientific Director; Theia workshop on irrigated areas; Trishna Days ; GAIA Data and Terra Forma Kick-Offs, Critical Zone Award, […]

11.05.2022

Search