PALSAR-2 L2.2 Product
|Jul. 27, 2022||
PALSAR-2 L2.2 products are released.
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has released the scene-by-scene of the Normalised Radar Backscatter (NRB), for ALOS-2/PALSAR-2 with ortho-rectified and radiometric terrain corrected product as Level 2.2.
JAXA has been working on the development of the Committee on Earth Observation Satellites (CEOS) Analysis Ready Data (CEOS-ARD) product, which was initiated by CEOS to improve user-friendliness and make the data machine-readable and analysis-ready.
In particular, the "CEOS ARD for Land" (CARD4L) is defined as a product suitable for use on land applications. The data format of the PALSAR-2 Level 2.2 product conforms the CARD4L NRB. For more information on CEOS-ARD, please refer to the following URL.
3. Product type
3.1 Normalised Radar Backscatter (CARD4L-NRB)
For more information on CARD4L-NRB, please refer to the document at the following URL.
ALOS-2/ALOS Science Project
Earth Observation Research Center (EORC)
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)