DOIs (Digital Object Identifier) for ALOS PALSAR data

Northwest Passage sea ice contrasts with the coast of Baffin Island, Canada, in this ALOS-PALSAR image taken 8 March 2011. © JAXA, METI 2011

DOI (Digital Object Identifier) 10.5067/J4JVCFDDPEW1

ALOS PALSAR data has been processed to Level 1, which contains 8-bit data of one scene area. The number of SAR data files is the same as the number of polarizations, however, the data in SCAN SAR mode is not divided into individual scans.

-Adapted from the JAXA ALOS User Handbook

Short NamePALSARL10
Version1
Spatial Coverageglobal (Fine Resolution beam mode and ScanSAR), regional (Polarimetric and ScanSAR)
Spatial ResolutionN/A
Temporal CoverageJan. 2006 – May 2011
Temporal Resolution46 days
FormatCEOS

Vertex: Search, visualize, and download data in GeoTIFF format

ASF API: Search, visualize, and download SAR data from the ASF data pool.

Earthdata Search: This application allows you to search, discover, visualize, refine, and access NASA Earth Observation data.

Many non-U.S. datasets distributed by ASF DAAC require specific citation formats. By using this data, the user agrees to follow this citation format.

Dataset: ©JAXA/METI ALOS PALSAR L1.0 [year of data acquisition]. Accessed through ASF DAAC [day/month/year of data access]. DOI: 10.5067/J4JVCFDDPEW1

Imagery, primary or derivative:

©JAXA/METI [year of data acquisition].

(Also see ALOS PALSAR Terms and Conditions)

DOI (Digital Object Identifier) 10.5067/PAFUZQHBZF3A

ALOS PALSAR data has been processed to Level 1.1, which has had its range and 1-look azimuth compressed. The data is complex data on the slant range coordinate and the phase history is included.

-Adapted from the JAXA ALOS User Handbook

Short NamePALSARL11
Version1
Spatial Coverageglobal (Fine Resolution beam mode and ScanSAR), regional (Polarimetric and ScanSAR)
Spatial Resolution10-20 m (Fine Resolution beam mode), 100 m (ScanSAR), 30 m (Polarimetric)
Temporal CoverageJan. 2006 – May 2011
Temporal Resolution46 days
FormatCEOS

Vertex: Search, visualize, and download data in GeoTIFF format

ASF API: Search, visualize, and download SAR data from the ASF data pool.

Earthdata Search: This application allows you to search, discover, visualize, refine, and access NASA Earth Observation data.

Many non-U.S. datasets distributed by ASF DAAC require specific citation formats. By using this data, the user agrees to follow this citation format.

Dataset: ©JAXA/METI ALOS PALSAR L1.1 [year of data acquisition]. Accessed through ASF DAAC [day/month/year of data access]. DOI: 10.5067/PAFUZQHBZF3A

Imagery, primary or derivative:

©JAXA/METI [year of data acquisition].

DOI (Digital Object Identifier) 10.5067/NXY378J3DFZQ

ALOS PALSAR data has been processed to Level 1.5, which has had its range and 1-look azimuth compressed in addition to being radiometrically and geometrically corrected.

-Adapted from the JAXA ALOS User Handbook

Short NamePALSARL15
Version1
Spatial Coverageglobal (Fine Resolution beam mode and ScanSAR), regional (Polarimetric and ScanSAR)
Spatial Resolution10-20 m (Fine Resolution beam mode), 100 m (ScanSAR), 30 m (Polarimetric)
Temporal CoverageJan. 2006 – May 2011
Temporal Resolution46 days
FormatCEOS

Vertex: Search, visualize, and download data in GeoTIFF format

ASF API: Search, visualize, and download SAR data from the ASF data pool.

Earthdata Search: This application allows you to search, discover, visualize, refine, and access NASA Earth Observation data.

Many non-U.S. datasets distributed by ASF DAAC require specific citation formats. By using this data, the user agrees to follow this citation format.

Dataset: ©JAXA/METI ALOS PALSAR L1.5 [year of data acquisition]. Accessed through ASF DAAC [day/month/year of data access]. DOI: 10.5067/NXY378J3DFZQ

Imagery, primary or derivative:

©JAXA/METI [year of data acquisition].

(Also see ALOS PALSAR Terms and Conditions)