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Airborne-SAR Remote Sensing in Canada
Entry ID: CANEMRCCRSAIR_SAR


Summary
Abstract: The synthetic aperture radar (SAR) is in service on board a Convair 580
aircraft. Operating at C and X bands, the C/X-SAR is a sensor developed for use
by the research and development community.

The radar is capable of mapping in three operating modes: nadir,
narrow and wide swath. The aircraft altitude is variable, but 6 km (20,000 ft)
is optimum. At this altitude the high-resolution ... View entire text
Related URL
Description: GeoConnections Discovery Portal. Canada's IDN Node.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 80.0   S: 42.0   E: -52.0   W: -140.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Government of Canada, Natural Resources Canada, Earth Sciences Sector, Geomatics Canada, Canada Centre for Remote Sensing
Dataset Title: Airborne-SAR Remote Sensing in Canada
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1989-04-01
Platform
AIRCRAFT Ancillary Description
Access Constraints none
Use Constraints noneOffline_Option Offline_Media
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Data Center
Canada Centre For Mapping And Earth Observation, Earth Sciences Sector, Natural Resources Canada Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://ceonet.cgdi.gc.ca/

Data Center Personnel
Name: BOB HAWKINS
Phone: +01-613-995-1067
Fax: +01-613-947-1383
Email: robert.hawkins at ccrs.nrcan.gc.ca
Contact Address:
588 Booth Street
City: Ottawa
Province or State: Ontario
Postal Code: K1A 0Y7
Country: Canada
Distribution
Fees: Yes. Please contact distributor for details.
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: +01-613-995-1067
Fax: +01-613-947-1383
Email: robert.hawkins 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: 2002-10-15
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-12-06
Future DIF Review Date: 2005-01-31


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