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Riga Latvia
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Riga, Latvia

January 17, 2006
This Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) multitemporal color composite image is centered over Riga (bright area top center), the capital of Latvia, situated on the Baltic Sea coast at the mouth of the Daugava River. The image shows a landscape of forests (grey patches) and a fertile terrain (various color patches indicating cultivated agricultural fields), that is mostly entirely flat or a gently undulating plain. The image is made of three ERS-2 SAR PRI (Precision Radar Image) images acquired on different dates and assigning a color (RGB) to each date of acquisition.

Dates of Acquisition (RGB):5 August 2003, 27 January 2004, 2 March 2004

Technical Information:
  • Satellite: ERS
  • Instrument: SAR
  • Acquisition: 02-Mar-2004
  • Orbit nr: 46354
  • Center coordinates: lat. 56.64, lon. 23.99