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RADARSAT Inventory Held by Canada Centre for Remote Sensing (CCRS)
Entry ID: CANNRCANCCRSRADARSAT


Summary
Abstract: RADARSAT is an advanced Earth observation satellite project developed by Canada
to monitor environmental change and to support resource sustainablility.

With RADARSAT's launch on Nov. 4, 1995, Canada and the world now have
access to the first radar satellite system capable of large scale production
and timely delivery of data. These data will meet the needs of commercial,
government and scientific programs and will provide a new source of reliable
and cost-effective data for environmental and resource professionals
worldwide.The RADARSAT project, led by the Canadian Space Agency, builds on the
history of achievements in remote sensing and space technologies by the Canada
Centre for Remote Sensing (CCRS), part of Natural Resources Canada. With its
creation in 1989, the Canadian Space Agency took over the implementation and
operation of the RADARSAT project as a key component of the Canadian space
program. CCRS continues to participate in the RADARSAT project through the
Radar Data Development Program (RDDP) and is responsible for data collection
and archiving.
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Related URL
Link: View Related Information
Description: GeoConnections Discovery Portal. Canada's IDN Node.

Geographic Coverage
 N: 90.0 S: -90.0  E: 180.0  W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Creator: Government of Canada, Natural Resources Canada, Canada Centre for Remote Sensing
Dataset Title: RADARSAT Inventory Held by Canada Centre for Remote Sensing (CCRS)
Dataset Release Place: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Dataset Publisher: NRCAN, Earth Sciences Sector, Geomatics Canada, Canada Centre for Remote Sensing
Online Resource: http://ceocat.ccrs.nrcan.gc.caz39.50s://hercules.ccrs.nrcan.gc.ca:9...


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1995-11-28


Location Keywords
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA > ALBERTA
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA > BRITISH COLUMBIA
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA > MANITOBA
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA > NEW BRUNSWICK
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA > NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA > NORTHWEST TERRITORIES
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA > NOVA SCOTIA
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA > NUNAVUT
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA > ONTARIO
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA > PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA > QUEBEC
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA > SASKATCHEWAN
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA > YUKON TERRITORY
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA
GEOGRAPHIC REGION > GLOBAL
GEOGRAPHIC REGION > MID-LATITUDE
VERTICAL LOCATION > LAND SURFACE
VERTICAL LOCATION > SEA SURFACE


Science Keywords
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS >CONTAMINANT LEVELS/SPILLS    [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS >OIL SPILLS    [Definition]
LAND SURFACE >EROSION/SEDIMENTATION    [Definition]
LAND SURFACE >LAND USE/LAND COVER    [Definition]
LAND SURFACE >SOILS    [Definition]
LAND SURFACE >TOPOGRAPHY    [Definition]
OCEANS >COASTAL PROCESSES    [Definition]
OCEANS >SEA ICE >ICEBERGS    [Definition]
OCEANS >SEA ICE    [Definition]
SPECTRAL/ENGINEERING >RADAR >RADAR IMAGERY    [Definition]
SPECTRAL/ENGINEERING >RADAR    [Definition]


ISO Topic Category
ELEVATION
ENVIRONMENT


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IMAGERY
MAPPING
RADARSAT
REMOTE SENSING
SAR
SATELLITE
SURFACE VEGETATION


Data Set Progress
IN WORK


Data Center
RADARSAT International    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://www.rsi.ca

Data Center Personnel
Name: RADARSAT ORDER DESK
Phone: +01-604-244-0400
Fax: +01-604-244-0404
Email: info at rsi.ca
Contact Address:
Building D, Suite 200, 3851 Shell Road
City: Richmond
Province or State: British Columbia
Postal Code: V6X 2W2
Country: Canada

Canada Centre For Mapping And Earth Observation, Earth Sciences Sector, Natural Resources Canada    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://ceonet.cgdi.gc.ca/

Data Center Personnel
Name: SATELLITE ACQUISITION SERVICES - ORDER DESK
Phone: +01-613-995-4057
Fax: +01-613-992-0285
Email: orderdesk at ccrs.nrcan.gc.ca
Contact Address:
588 Booth Street
City: Ottawa
Province or State: Ontario
Postal Code: K1A 0Y7
Country: Canada



Distribution
Fees: Various - Contact RSI Order Desk


Personnel
JUDY GUENETTE
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: +01-613-947-1362
Fax: +01-613-947-2410
Email: Judy.Guenette at geocan.nrcan.gc.ca
Contact Address:
615 Booth Street, Room 650
City: Ottawa
Province or State: Ontario
Postal Code: K1A 0E9
Country: Canada


SATELLITE ACQUISITION SERVICES - ORDER DESK
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: +01-613-995-4057
Fax: +01-613-992-0285
Email: orderdesk at ccrs.nrcan.gc.ca
Contact Address:
588 Booth Street
City: Ottawa
Province or State: Ontario
Postal Code: K1A 0Y7
Country: Canada


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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-10-17
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-02-05
Future DIF Review Date: 2005-08-15



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