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ASAR Image Mode source packets Level 0Entry ID: ASA_IM_0P
Abstract: The Image Mode Level 0 product consists of time-ordered Annotated Instrument
Source Packets (AISPs) collected while the instrument is in Image Mode. The
echo samples contained in the AISPs are compressed to 4 bits/sample using
Flexible Block Adaptive Quantisation (FBAQ). This is a high-rate, narrow swath
mode so data is only acquired for partial orbit segments and may be from one of
seven possible ... image swaths.
Details of extracting level 0 data are explained below and in the section.
The Level 0 product is produced systematically for all data acquired within
this mode. The NRT version of the product is available from the PDHS 1 day
after data acquisition, while the OFL (fully consolidated) version is available
from the PAC after 2 weeks.
Max size: 22,500 Mbytes
Coverage: 100 km * 12,000 km (30 min)
[The Envisat Product Handbook, ASAR Level 0 Products]
Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: ESA Envisat
Dataset Title: ASAR Image Mode source packets Level 0Online Resource: http://envisat.esa.int/dataproducts/asar/CNTR2-5.htm#eph.asar.proda...
Longitude Resolution: 56 Km - 100 km
Temporal Resolution: 30 Minute
Distribution Size: Max Size 22,500 Mbytes
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: +39 06 94180777
Fax: +39 06 94180292
Email: eohelp at esa.int
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Postal Code: 00044
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-05-09
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-04-08