Name of satellite: Radarsat-2

Agency/ Country: CSA (Canadian Space Agency) / Canada
Name of Sensor: SAR (Synthetic Aperture Radar)
Spectral Band: C-Band, 4-8 cm wavelength, 4-8 GHz
Revisit time: 2-3 per day
resolution: 3-100 m
Swath width (across track): 170 km
Field of Application: Images are used to detect disasters such as earthquakes, floods, geological hazards, forest fires, hurricanes and oil spills. The images collected are not affected by darkness or adverse atmospheric weather conditions, with a very high resolution.

Contact details:

  Commercial Client Services: Government Client Services:
Name: MDA Geospatial Services Canadian Space Agency - John H. Chapman Space Centre
Street: 13800 Commerce Parkway 6767 Route de l'Aéroport
City, Post code: Richmond, British Columbia  V6V 2J3 Longueuil, Quebec  J3Y 8Y9
Country: Canada Canada
Phone: 1 604 244-0400 1 450 926-6452
Fax: 1 888 780-6444 Toll-free -
E-Mail: clientservices@mdacorporation.com orderdesk@space.gc.ca