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Side Looking Airborne Radar (SLAR) Imagery
Entry ID: SLAR

Abstract: Side-Looking Airborne Radar (SLAR) imagery is available from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) for selected project areas in the conterminous United States and Alaska. Data are X-band synthetic aperture radar (horizontally transmitted, horizontally received) with the exception of some test sites. Coverage was contracted on a yearly basis.

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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 72.0   S: 24.0   E: -60.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: U.S. Geological Survey
Dataset Title: Side Looking Airborne Radar (SLAR)
Dataset Release Date: 1982-01-01T00:00:00.000Z
Dataset Release Place: Sioux Falls, South Dakota,
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey
Version: Not provided
Data Presentation Form: Remote Sensing
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1980-07-18
Stop Date: 1993-11-30
Aircraft Ancillary Description
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints There is no guarantee of warranty concerning the accuracy of these data. Users should be aware that temporal changes may have occurred since the data was collected and that some parts of these data may no longer represent actual surface conditions. Users should not use these data for critical applications without a full awareness of their limitations. Acknowledgement of the originating agencies would be appreciated in products derived from these data. Any user who modifies the data set is obligated to describe the types of modifications they perform. User specifically agrees not to misrepresent the data set, nor to imply that changes made were approved or endorsed by the U.S. Geological Survey. Please refer to for the USGS disclaimer.
Data Set Progress
Data Center
Earth Resources Observation and Science Center, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: 605-594-6594
Fax: 605-594-6589
Email: lta at
Contact Address:
Information Systems Management
U.S. Geological Survey
EROS Center
47914 252nd Street
City: Sioux Falls
Province or State: SD
Postal Code: 57198-0001
Country: USA
Distribution Media: Digital
Distribution Format: Downloadable
Fees: Free
Phone: 605-594-6151, 800-252-4547
Fax: 605-594-6589
Email: lta at
Contact Address:
LTA Customer Services
U.S. Geological Survey
EROS Center
47914 252nd Street
City: Sioux Falls
Province or State: SD
Postal Code: 57198-0001
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-12-08
Last DIF Revision Date: 2019-03-25