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MDA's Geospatial Services provides Earth observation data, information products and services from aerial platforms and the majority of commercially available radar and optical satellites. These products and services are used globally for resource mapping, environmental monitoring, offshore oil and gas exploration, ice reconnaissance, maritime surveillance and disaster management.

MDA holds the exclusive distribution rights to Canada's RADARSAT-1 and RADARSAT-2 synthetic aperture radar (SAR) satellites. MDA is responsible for RADARSAT-2 operations. RADARSAT-2 offers unparalleled imaging flexibility, dual polarization and full polarimetric imaging options, high-resolution and a highly responsive programming and delivery ground segment.

Feature Items News Release RADARSAT
in the news
Features News Release RADARSAT In The News

(June 11, 2008)

RADARSAT-2 products are available
(April 25, 2008)

RADARSAT-2 Image Gallery
(April 17, 2008)

(Sep 20, 2007)

RADARSAT-2 Brochure (PDF file: 15 MB)
(Sep. 07, 2007)

RADARSAT-2 tracking Category 1 Hurricane Earl
(Sep. 21, 2010)

RADARSAT-2 image of flooding in France and Portugal
(Mar. 3, 2010)

VIGISAT Ground Station for the Reception of RADARSAT-1 and 2
(Nov. 09, 2009)

RADARSAT-2 images over Myanmar.
Available for Download.
(May. 13, 2008)

Raising The Radar Bar
Inside the RADARSAT-2 Program
(Dec. 17, 2007)

Flooding in state of Tabasco, Mexico
(Nov. 14, 2007)

Flooding in Gloucester, UK imaged by RADARSAT-1
(Aug. 03, 2007)

MDA to provide RADARSAT-2 digital elevation products to Indonesia
(Oct. 22, 2010)

MDA’s Geospatial Services to distribute RapidEye satellite data
(Jul. 30, 2010)

MDA to provide critical information in support of oil spill recovery efforts in Gulf Coast
(May. 3, 2010)

MDA to support expedition to investigate acidification of the Arctic Ocean
(Mar. 15, 2010)

RADARSAT-2 images used to monitor Haitian Disaster
(Jan. 28, 2010)

Click here to view the images
(Jan. 14, 2010)

MDA to provide RADARSAT-2 imagery to the European Space Agency
(Sep. 3, 2009)

RADARSAT-2 Products Commercially Available
(May. 1, 2008)

RADARSAT-2 Successfully Launched
(Dec. 14, 2007)

PEMEX Signs New 5-Year RADARSAT Environmental Monitoring Contract With MDA
(Oct. 24, 2007)

MDA Announces Acquisition of Vexcel Canada From Microsoft Corporation
(May. 11, 2007)

RADARSAT-1 images used in first co-seismic interferogram of the Earthquake in the Abruzzo region
(April 13, 2009)

Ward Hunt Ice Shelf, Largest In Northern Hemisphere, Has Fractured Into Three Main Pieces
(April 22, 2008)

Antarctica Ice Loss Accelerating
(Jan. 16, 2008)

Whales versus Oil Production
(Sep. 27, 2007)

Flanagan set to go over the top
(Jul. 12, 2007)

Space Data Unveils Evidence of Ancient Mega-lake in Northern Darfur
(Apr. 3, 2007)

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