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X-SAR Radar Layover/Shadow Mask and Incidence Angle Mask Product (GIM, held at DLR/DFD)

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Abstract: Mission Objective:
Please see the relevant SIR-C/X-SAR Mission description contained in the
references and as Supplementary Information for "sensor"(X-SAR).

There were two Missions with the following time frame:
- Space Shuttle Mission STS-59:
Start_Date: 1994-04-09
Stop_Date: 1994-04-20
- Space Shuttle Mission STS-68:
Start_Date: 1994-09-30
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 70.0   S: -70.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1994-04-09
Stop Date: 1994-10-11
Originating Center
Data Center
German Remote Sensing Data Center, Deutsches Fernerkundungsdatenzentrum (DFD),German Aerospace Center, Germany Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Name: DFD
Phone: +49-8153-28-2802
Fax: +49-8153-28-1446
Email: helpdesk at
Contact Address:
German Remote Sensing Data Center (DFD)
DLR Oberpfaffenhofen
City: Wessling
Postal Code: D - 82234
Country: Germany
Phone: +39-55-4796-269
Fax: +39-55-4796-441
Contact Address:
Facolta D'Ingegneria
Via S. Marta, 3
City: Firenze
Postal Code: I-50139
Country: Italy
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NASA/JPL publication 93-29, "SIR-C/X-SAR Mission Overview",
December 15, 1993

Schreier, G. , SAR Geocoding: Data and System Wichmann-Verlag, Karlsruhe,
Germany, 1993

M. Zink, R. Bamler, "X-SAR Radiometric Calibration and Data Quality",
IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, Vol. 33, 1995

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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18
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