Scientific and Technical Subcommittee: 2006

Forty-third session (20 February-3 March 2006)

Industry Symposium on Synthetic aperture radar missions and their applications

As agreed by the forty-second session of the Scientific and Technical Subcommittee of the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space, the fifth industry symposium entitled "Synthetic aperture radar missions and their applications" was held on 20 February 2006. The industry symposium aimed at strengthening the partnership of the Committee with the industry and addressed synthetic aperture radar missions and their applications for sustainable development. The presentations, available below, focused on the available synthetic aperture radar data, its applications and various commercially available products that involved the use of synthetic aperture radar data.


Moderator: L. Beckel
Introductory remarks
L. Beckel
Powerpoint Presentation
Synthetic aperture radar (SAR) data for sustainable development
G. Staples, MDA Geospatial Services
Powerpoint Presentation
ERS/ENVISAT ASAR data products and services
A. Celentano, Eurimage SpA
Powerpoint Presentation
Use of ERS altimeter data within the REFERENCE3D production project
C. Cortes and L. Tripon, Spot Image
Powerpoint Presentation
Applications of SAR for sustainable social and economic development in India
M.Y.S. Prasad, Antrix Corporation, Ltd.
Powerpoint Presentation
Operational satellite- based oil spill and ship detection services: a case study from Northern Europe
A.J. Jensen, Kongsberg Satellite Services AS
Powerpoint Presentation
TerraSAR-Xproducts, services and applications
J. Herrmann, Infoterra GmbH
Powerpoint Presentation
COSMO-SkyMed: products and user services
E. Lopinto, Italian Space Agency
Powerpoint Presentation
Use of SAR data in maritime applications
G. Riccobono, Telespazio
Powerpoint Presentation
The TerraSAR-X mission: a German public-private partnership undertaking
R. Werninghaus, German Aerospace Center
Powerpoint Presentation
ALOS/PALSAR: overview and expected results
T. Tadono, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency
Powerpoint Presentation
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