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Oslo Norway
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Oslo, Norway

January 17, 2006
This Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) multitemporal color composite image is centered over the city of Oslo (bright area center image), the capital of Norway. The city lies on the Akerselva at the head of the Oslofjorden in southeast of the country. The fjord, which is nearly bisected by the Nesodden peninsula opposite Oslo and lies to the south. The landscape is mostly high plateaus and rugged mountains broken by fertile valleys and small scattered plains, where the various colored patches (mainly yellowish-green)indicate cultivated agricultural fields. 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): 04 October 2001, 06 May 2004 , 14 March 1996

Technical Information:
  • Satellite: ERS
  • Instrument: SAR
  • Acquisition: 06-May-2004
  • Orbit nr: 47285
  • Center coordinates: lat. 59.75, lon. 11.10