Sentinel-1. When and how to use it

What is Sentinel-1?

All 4 Sentinel-1 acquisition modes: Stripmap (SM), Interferometric Wide swath (IW), Extra-Wide swath (EW), Wave (WV). IW mode is most widely used.

What is SAR?

Example of SAR image acquired over the seashore.
Examples of Sentinel-1 applications alongside its different acquisition modes

Challenges of using Sentinel-1 images

Nadir-looking (left) vs Side-looking radar (right)

Sentinel-1 preprocessing

gpt my_graph.xml -Pinput input.file -Poutput output.file

How we used Sentinel-1 images

Using time series of Sentinel-1 and Sentinel-2 to produce crop classification map

Conclusion

AI-powered automation tool for collecting analytics data from agricultural fields all around the world!