Satellite family: RadarSat constellation
The first Canadian developed and commercially operated Earth observation satellite with the objective to monitor environmental change and the planet's natural resources in the microwave region.
The observational SAR data is useful to both commercial and scientific users in such fields as disaster management, interferometry, agriculture, cartography, hydrology, forestry, oceanography, ice studies and coastal monitoring.
|Sensor name||SAR (Synthetic Aperture Radar) Radarsat1|
|Sensor short description|
|Sensor type||Imaging microwave radar|
|Resolution class||High (5 - 30 m)|
|Swath width (at nadir)||50 km|
|Revisit frequency||24 days|
|Max look angle||59°|