Radar time series

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Thuy le Toan, Thi-Hoa Phan and Alexandre Bouvet from CESBIO just released a nice result on ESA website obtained with time series of Sentinel- 1A images.

 

 
On this very cloudy region, the C band radar Sentinel-1A allows to monitor the growth stages of rice, and allow to detect a large reduction of the surface of rice crops at the end of 2015, 2015, in the Mekong delta region. This region suffered from a severe drought related to the El Niño. This news gives us the opportunity to recall that Sentinel familly will receive a new member, Sentinel-1B, to be launched on April the 22nd.

It may be also an opportunity to great new authors on this blog, for instance to explain us how this nice result was obtained ?

Posted under: Applications, CESBIO, En Français, Sentinel-1

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