Alaska Satellite Facility
Delivering Remote Sensing Data Since 1991


SAREDU/ESA Radar Remote Sensing Course

Fall 2017 - Open, online
This five-week course is open to all and will introduce the history, basics, and fields of application of SAR satellite data. 
SAREDU - Remote Sensing Education Initiative

InSAR Processing and Theory with GMTSAR: Sentinel-1A Time Series

August 16-18, 2017
This 2.5-day course will cover the theory and application of InSAR with GMTSAR. Lectures and exercises will cover basic theoretical aspects of InSAR. Labs will include software installation and running test data sets for standard interferogram formation, as well as more advanced processing for time series of Sentinel-1A TOPS-mode data.

  • Instructors: David Sandwell, Rob Mellors, Paul Wessel, Xiaohua Xu, Scott Baker, & Katia Tymofyeyeva
  • Audience: Graduate students and researchers
  • Location: Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, California
  • Students may apply for financial support through UNAVCO
  • See web page for more information

GEOS 657 Microwave Remote Sensing

Dr. Franz Meyer's course lecture slides, labs, and reading lists are available to all.
Offered at the UA Fairbanks campus, spring odd-numbered years. Next offered spring 2019.


OCEANS 17 Anchorage

September 18-21, 2017
Theme: “Our Harsh and Fragile Ocean,” or “How to protect the Fragile from the Harsh with application of modern technology and traditional knowledge working together."

Science topics include Remote Sensing of Marine Environments.

American Geophysical Union
New Orleans, LA

December 11-15
Join ASF staff at the AGU meeting this year in New Orleans. The largest Earth and space science meeting in the world is heading to New Orleans, Louisiana. Discover the city with us – enjoy world-renowned cuisine, immerse yourself in New Orleans’ unique culture, and explore one of the most vital scientific ecosystems.

Get SAR Data

Get SAR Data

Select and download SAR data online using Vertex.

Use the ASF API for downloading SAR data via a command line.