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ASAR Image Mode 1P data obtained by EnviSat at 13:45 on 06 June 2005.

The long ERS/ENVISAT SAR/ASAR image time series provide a unique systematic means of periodically tracking, retrieving and understanding the frequently dramatic changes undergone by the land cover of large cities in many parts of the world in the past 15 years. This data set consist of a SAR time series acquired over El Shanghai (China).

Data source: European Space Agency, EOLI data archive.
Accessed 20-07-2012.

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The data may be used as an alternative to data used in lesson 8. Some modifications to the lesson text will be needed.

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