This collection contains Sentinel-1 Level-1 Single Look Complex (SLC) products which consist of focused SAR data that are geo-referenced using orbit and attitude data from the satellite, and provided in slant-range geometry. Sentinel-1 is a polar-orbiting, all-weather, day-and-night C-band radar imaging mission funded by the European Union and carried out by the ESA within the Copernicus Programme, consisting of a constellation of two satellites.
Sensor: C-SAR (Synthetic Aperture Radar)
Repeat rate: 12 days (1 satellite), 6 days (2 satellites)
Launch date: 03 April 2014
Archiving start date: 12 April 2014
Mission Status: ongoing
Terms and conditions for the use of Sentinel data
Sentinel-1 Mission Overview
Sentinel-1 Level-1 SLC Products Overview
Spatial resolution of Sentinel-1 Level-1 SLC data
File format of measurement data: GeoTIFF
Suggested software: ESA SNAP/Sentinel Toolbox (http://step.esa.int/main/download/)
Sentinel-1 acquisition plans:
The Sentinel-1 Level-1 SLC products include a single look in each dimension using the full available signal bandwidth and complex samples (real and imaginary) preserving the phase information. The products have been geo-referenced using the orbit and attitude data from the satellite and have been corrected for azimuth bi-static delay, elevation antenna pattern and range spreading loss.