Environmental Mapping with TerraSAR-X

The protection, conservation and improvement of our environment is an objective continuously pursued by governments and public authorities and international corporations  alike.  Spaceborne data delivers reliable, affordable and cost-efficient geo-information that serves as a basis for targeted analysis, sustainable planning and successful management of our environment.

Environmental Mapping with TerraSAR-X - Agriculture

Agriculture

TerraSAR-X provides fresh and precise imagery at the right cultural stage time to monitor and manage your crops from planting to harvest.

Key Benefits

  • Quick availability through day-light independence
  • In-time image acquisition covering specific short-period growth conditions
  • Very good crop type distinction through polarimetric capabilities

pdf See the TerraSAR-X Application Guide for Environmental Mapping/ Agriculture

 

TerraSAR-X Sample Data for Environmental Mapping - Agriculture
Environmental Mapping with TerraSAR-X - Forestry

Forestry

Weather-independent TerraSAR-X data are suitable to quickly derive valuable information on the extent of forest areas, forest typesand certain forest characteristics - especially of interest if forest mapping is needed for areas with stronger cloud coverage.

Key Benefits

  • Quick availability through cloud and day-light independence
  • Better distinction between forest types through polarimetric capabilities and utilisation of texture
  • High versatility

pdf See the TerraSAR-X Application Guide for Environmental Mapping/ Forestry

 

TerraSAR-X Sample Data for Environmental Mapping - Forestry:
TerraSAR-X sample for rice mapping (© SARVision)

Figure 25a TerraSAR-X sample for rice mapping (© SARVision)

Basic forest map of Dudhwa National Park in India showing the distribution of main forest types based on TerraSAR-X StripMap acquisitions

Basic forest map of Dudhwa National Park in India showing the distribution of main forest types based on TerraSAR-X StripMap acquisitions