The Geosud direct receiving station is used to programme acquisitions, receive telemetry and process data from Spot 6/7 in order to create Restored Sensor, Ortho and Pansharpened products among others directly on-site. These products will be used to produce the annual coverage of France – including overseas regions and communities – in addition to meeting the specific requests of researchers and public services (stereo, tri-stereo or multi-temporal).
For the annual coverage, the raw images will be sent to the IGN for processing (aero-triangulation for the whole of France in order to produce an annual coverage which complies with the RGE large-scale reference system and which will be available at the end of the year for the year in question.
Name : Spot 6 and Spot 7
Imaging mode : optical
Spectral bands :
- Near infrared
- 1.5 m (panchromatic)
- 6 m (multispectral)
Observation capability :
- Swath : 60 km
- Revisit : programmable
- Area : France
- Period : 2014 – present
For mor information see intelligence-airbusds.com
Primary : The Primary product is the processing level closest to the natural image acquired by the sensor. This product restores perfect collection conditions: the sensor is placed in rectilinear geometry, and the image is clear of all radiometric distortion.
Ortho : The Ortho product is a georeferenced image in Earth geometry, corrected from acquisition and terrain off-nadir effects.
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