Sultanahmet Camii, Istanbul, Turkey
The Sultanahmet Camii, or “The Blue Mosque,” completed in 1617, is visible in the middle of the image. There is a wind shadow on the lower side of the land that causes the water to appear darker than other areas in the scene. What’s most interesting here is the difference in reflectivity between the moving […]
Eiffel Tower & Champ-de-Mars
Very high resolution SAR illuminates the wrought-iron lattice structure of the Eiffel Tower in stunning detail. As a global tourism destination, features such as individual ships transversing the Seine provide context into patterns of daily life.
The Taj Mahal, a world renowned UNESCO heritage site is beautifully captured in high resolution SAR, allowing for deep analysis of the marble structure and outlying gardens in this sliding spotlight image. Features include the domed structure of the mausoleum and smooth waters of the Yamuna River and complex reflecting pool.