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Special Two-Part Webinar: Part 2- Applications of SAR Data in GIS Environments

As of 6/23/20 this webinar is full. However, the event will be recorded and made available online to our NASA Earthdata YouTube channel and on the NASA Earthdata website. Additional live sessions will be held in the weeks to come.

Event Details

Presenter: Heidi Kristenson, ASF DAAC

Event Date(s) and Time(s):

  • Jul 9, 2020 at 2:00 PM EDT - Jul 9, 2020 at 2:00 PM EDT

Location: Online

Hosted by: NASA EOSDIS

Organized by: NASA EOSDIS Communications Team

Event Type: Webinar

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Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) sensors can image the Earth’s surface regardless of cloud conditions or light availability. This makes SAR a valuable tool for mapping surface processes during natural disasters or in areas with persistent coverage by clouds or smoke. In this webinar, we will demonstrate approaches for using SAR datasets in GIS environments to detect landscape change and map flooding events. We will focus on Sentinel-1 datasets, discussing options for generating Radiometric Terrain Corrected (RTC) datasets, and present workflows using both ArcGIS and QGIS software. We will demonstrate how to use the Alaska Satellite Facility Distributed Active Archive Center (ASF DAAC) custom ArcGIS Toolbox to perform geoprocessing tasks, and explain how to achieve the same results using the geoprocessing tools available directly in the ArcGIS and QGIS platforms.

For information, or to register for Part 1- Introduction to SAR Data

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