Alaska Satellite Facility
Delivering Remote Sensing Data Since 1991

Seasat Swath Coverage

Synthetic aperture radar Seasat satellite coverage

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The coverage map above displays the location of Seasat products that have been processed by the ASF DAAC.

Note: All Seasat frames undergo visual inspection, so frames displayed in the above map may not be immediately available for search and download via or Vertex.

Seasat data was acquired by five ground stations in the Northern Hemisphere:

  • Fairbanks, Alaska
  • Goldstone, California
  • Merritt Island, Florida
  • Shoe Cove, Newfoundland
  • Oakhanger, United Kingdom

The orbit of the Seasat satellite was designed to allow coverage of areas up to 75 degrees north latitude.

Below are more detailed coverage maps for the individual ground stations.

Ground station: Fairbanks, Alaska

Synthetic aperture radar Seasat satellite coverage Fairbanks ground station

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Ground station: Goldstone, California

Synthetic aperture radar Seasat satellite coverage Goldstone ground station

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Ground station: Merritt Island, Florida

Synthetic aperture radar Seasat satellite coverage Merritt Island ground station

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Ground station: Shoe Cove, Newfoundland

Synthetic aperture radar Seasat satellite coverage Shoe Cove ground station

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Ground station: Oakhanger, United Kingdom

Synthetic aperture radar Seasat satellite coverage Oakhanger ground station

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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.