Sentinel-1 Ground Segment

Conference: EUSAR 2012 - 9th European Conference on Synthetic Aperture Radar
04/23/2012 - 04/26/2012 at Nuremberg, Germany

Proceedings: EUSAR 2012

Pages: 4Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Rosich, Betlem; Miranda, Nuno; Potin, Pierre; Putignano, Cosimo (ESA, Italy)
Sabella, Gianluca (SERCO, Italy)
Geudtner, Dirk (ESA, The Netherlands)

This paper provides an overview of the Senitnel-1 Ground Segment and its main operations concepts. It presents the Sentinel-1 Payload data Ground Segment (PDGS), responsible during the Sentinel-1 mission operations for the Sentinel-1 mission planning, X-Band data downlink, data processing, quality performance, data dissemination, archiving activities and user interface, with the main objective to make the core ground segment products available to the Sentinel-1 users within the expected timeliness and quality. The paper describes as well the Sentinel- 1 operational user product family and their characteristics.