Stripmap Imaging Mode

Worldwide Acquisition of Stripmap 3x3 Meter Radar Imagery

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Down to 3 Meter Resolution Stripmap Imagery on-Demand

Get a radar image of any area on Earth, at any time with spatial resolutions down to 3 meter and scene size of 30 x 50 kilometers (Width x Length).

Stripmap imaging mode is outstandingly suitable for monitoring and detecting changes at vast sea and land areas. Radar Stripmap imagery is helpful in timely notice and response on natural disasters and illegal activities, assessment of impacted areas, persistent monitoring of agricultural, mining and urban sites, as well as border and coastal surveillance. 

ICEYE Stripmap imagery is operationally available for acquisition worldwide.

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ICEYE Stripmap Imaging Mode Parameters

Parameter Stripmap
Nominal swath width 30 km
Nominal product length

50 km

Incidence angle 15-30 deg
NESZ -21.5 to -20
Ambiguity ratio [dB] -20 (ra),-15 (az)
SLC, slant range resolution [m] 0.5 - 2.5
SLC, azimuth resolution [m]  3.0
SLC, range spacing, [m] 0.4-2.4
SLC, azimuth spacing [m] 1.6
GRD, ground range resolution [m] 3.0
GRD, azimuth resolution [m] 3.0

GRD, ground range spacing [m]

GRD, azimuth spacing [m] 2.5
Looks 1 (ra),1-2 (az)
ESA Copernicus Contributing
Mission (CCM) Resolution Class
Polarization VV



Learn More About ICEYE Imaging Modes

Stripmap Imaging Mode

In Stripmap mode, the ground swath is illuminated with a continuous sequence of pulses while the antenna beam is fixed in elevation and azimuth. This results in an image strip with a continuous image quality in the flight direction.

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