• Sentinel-1 is a space mission funded by the European Union and carried out by the ESA within the Copernicus Programme, consisting of a constellation of two satellites.
  • The payload of Sentinel-1 is a Synthetic Aperture Radar in C band that provides continuous imagery (day, night and all weather).

A summary of applications are:

  • Monitoring sea ice zones and the Arctic environment, and surveillance of marine environment.
  • Monitoring land surface motion risks
  • Mapping of land surfaces: forest, water and soil
  • Mapping in support of humanitarian aid in crisis situations

Leave a Reply