ALOS PALSAR data is processed to L1.1 using the JAXA processor, then radiometrically terrain-corrected using GAMMA commercial software. Products are offered in FBS, FBD, and PLR beam modes. Low-resolution (30 m) products are produced in all land areas, with some exceptions.
|Spatial Coverage||(60.0 N to -59.0 S; 180.0 E to -180.0 W) Excludes Antarctica, Greenland, Iceland and northern Eurasia.|
|Spatial Resolution||30 m|
|Temporal Resolution||46 days|
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How to Cite
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 ASF DAAC [year created], ALOS PALSAR_Radiometric_Terrain_Corrected_low_res; Includes Material ©JAXA/METI [year of data acquisition]. Accessed through ASF DAAC [day/month/year of data access]. DOI: 10.5067/JBYK3J6HFSVF
(Also see ALOS PALSAR Terms and Conditions)
Complete DEM coverage is required for processing to proceed. GAMMA software handles differences in pixel-as-point vs pixel-as-area, and produces a uniform output.
|2 Arc Sec NED||Alaska||60 meter||NAVD88|
|STRM GL3||60 N to 57 S Latitude||90 meter||EGM96|
For more information, see PALSAR RTC page.