Water Body Classification from ENVISAT ASAR Wide Swath, 2007-2011, Lena Delta / East Taymir / Cherskii, Laptev and East Siberian Sea Region (RU)

Schlaffer, Stefan; Sabel, Daniel; Bartsch, Annett; Wagner, Wolfgang

The regional waterbody classification is derived from ENVISAT ASAR Wide Swath data with 150 m resolution. Maps represent the extent of water bodies for the summer months July and August for the years 2007 to 2011. Water body maps indicate the presence of water (1) and no water (0). In addition, the number of measurements used to derive the water bodies product are also provided.

Water body maps are also available are for the Alaska North Slope and Alaska Highway, the Mackenzie River Valley and Delta, and the Ob Estuary.

More information about image processing and classification can be found in the product guide.

This dataset is part of the ESA Data User Element (DUE) Permafrost Full Product Set.


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Annett Bartsch

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Additional Info

Field Value
Identifier DOI:10.1594/PANGAEA.779754
Project(s) ESA DUE Permafrost
Institute Institute of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Vienna University of Technology
Source https://doi.pangaea.de/10.1594/PANGAEA.779754
Publication Date 2012
Version 2.0
Product Water Bodies
Sensor ENVISAT ASAR Wide Swath
  1. Water Body Classification
  2. Number of Measurements
Variables [Units]
  1. Water Body [Classes]: 0 - no water, 1 - water, - 1/-2/-32768 - missing data
  2. Number of Measurements [count]
Region Laptev and East Siberian Sea Region
Spatial Reference EPSG:3576 WGS 84 / North Pole LAEA Russia
Spatial Resolution 75 m
Spatial Coverage Latitude 62.06 to 83.90, Longitude 97.76 to 165.44
Temporal Coverage 2007-2011
Temporal Resolution
Format Geotiff
Is Supplement To
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