Get Started

Get started with ASF data quickly – the following content provides a step by step guide on how to use the data available at ASF. 

SAR Data and GIS

Resources to facilitate the use of ASF SAR datasets in GIS applications Sentinel-1 ASF ArcGIS Toolbox Radiometric Terrain Correction (RTC) — On Demand Cloud Processing…

ASF Datasets – Formats and Files

Contents Add a header to begin generating the table of contents The following SAR dataset formats and files tables include technical information and possible usage…

Datasets Available from ASF DAAC

Contents Add a header to begin generating the table of contents Scroll to Top Unrestricted SAR Datasets These data are freely available and may be…

Get an Account. Find Data.

Step 1: Get an Earthdata Login Account A NASA Earthdata Login account is required for downloading data and tools from ASF….

Data Recipes (Tutorials)

The Alaska Satellite Facility Data Recipes (Tutorials) library contains guides that show step-by-step how to create a variety of useful SAR data products….

Data Tools

Below you will find a list of tools to help you get the most out of the ASF SAR data.

ASF Bulk Data Download Options

Vertex Download Download granules from your Vertex queue using a preloaded Python script Download Instructions Python Script with File Download granules using a Python script…

Third-Party Software Tools

Free/Open-Source Tools GMT5SAR — GMTSAR is an open-source (GNU General Public License) InSAR processing system designed for users familiar with Generic Mapping Tools (GMT)….

Convert to Vector

Transform point or scene information to formats compatible with Google Earth, GIS, and more Convert to Vector is a small program made to transform point…

RTC Stack Processor

The radiometric terrain correction (RTC) stack processor tool facilitates time-series analysis of such phenomena as flooding events, deforestation, or glacier retreat….

ASF MapReady

Terrain-correct, geocode, and apply polarimetric decompositions to multi-pol synthetic aperture radar (SAR) data The MapReady Remote Sensing Tool Kit allows users to process SAR data…