ASF Global Radiometric Terrain Corrected SAR Data
Entry ID: ASF_Radiometric_Terrain_Corrected_SAR_Data

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Summary
Abstract: ASF's SAR Radiometric Terrain Corrected (RTC) dataset gives terrestrial world-wide coverage; excluding Antarctica, Greenland, Iceland, and Asia north of 60 degrees latitude. Users can analyze radiometry with the effects of topography removed. Topography can be analyzed with the effects of layover and shadow corrected. RTC data has been used extensively to study deforestation.

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Related URL
Description: Vertex is ASF's search and download interface for SAR data. Researchers requiring a large volume of data may use the ASF API - found at the same URL.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 82.0   S: -59.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Alaska Satellite Facility
Dataset Title: ASF Global Radiometric Terrain Corrected SAR Data
Dataset Release Date: August 2014
Dataset Release Place: ASF DAAC
Dataset Publisher: ASF DAAC
Dataset Editor: Jeanne Laurencelle
Data Presentation Form: Downloadable digital SAR data
Online Resource: https://vertex.daac.asf.alaska.edu
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2006-01-24
Stop Date: 2011-05-12
Use Constraints Approval by NASA is required to obtain the SAR Radiometric Terrain Corrected data. To become an approved user, please submit a short NASA proposal - Guidelines for the proposal and submission instructions can be found at http://www.asf.alaska.edu/data-tools/submit-a-proposal
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Originating Center
Data Center
Alaska Satellite Facility Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.asf.alaska.edu/

Data Center Personnel
Name: ASF DAAC USER SUPPORT
Phone: (907) 474-6166
Fax: (907) 474-2665
Email: uso at asf.alaska.edu
Contact Address:
Alaska Satellite Facility
Geophysical Institute
University of Alaska Fairbanks
PO Box 757320
City: Fairbanks
Province or State: AK
Postal Code: 99775-7320
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: Digital downloads
Distribution Size: 50MB Low Res, 200-400MB High Res
Distribution Format: GeoTIFF
Fees: N/A
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: (907) 474-6166
Fax: (907) 474-2665
Email: uso at asf.alaska.edu
Contact Address:
Alaska Satellite Facility
Geophysical Institute
University of Alaska Fairbanks
PO Box 757320
City: Fairbanks
Province or State: AK
Postal Code: 99775-7320
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2014-04-09
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-05-09
Future DIF Review Date: 2015-06-30
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