Studies have shown that typhoons, hurricanes and other extreme weather events have become more frequent as a result of ongoing climatic change and this trend is likely to continue. These extreme weather events carry substantial human and economic costs. Using remote sensing, we can monitor the storms themselves as well as the damage they cause, by identifying for example the most severely damaged areas.

During this webinar, you will learn how to process and visualize Sentinel-1 data with the open-source SNAP toolbox to look at a hurricane and the damage it inflicts. The exercise will focus on how to use the various Sentinel-1 product types (SLC – Single Look Complex, GRD – Ground Range Detected and OCN – Ocean) to see different aspects of the typhoon Habibis and its effects.

You can replay this webinar through our RUS Copernicus Training channel available on Youtube.

You can also retrieve the corresponding training support in the Train with RUS section of the RUS portal.


RUS Webinar – Watching a Typhoon from Space with Sentinel-1 – 28 Nov. 2019