PCI Geomatics develops SAR Polarimetry Workstation

Richmond Hill, Ontario – March 31, 2006: PCI Geomatics® is pleased to announce the development and release of the SAR Polarimetry Workstation (SPW) as part of the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) Earth Observation Application Development Program (EOADP). The SPW is available as an add-on module to Geomatica 10, our image-centric geospatial software.

Polarimetric synthetic aperture radar (POLSAR) data has greater information content than the more commonly available non-polarimetric SAR data, and there is solid experimental evidence that this data can be exploited in a variety of important tasks, including sea-ice detection and classification, agricultural crop monitoring, and forest type and harvest mapping. In addition, POLSAR data can be collected day or night and under atmospheric conditions that prevent the collection of optical data, such as clouds. The availability of POLSAR data, particularly from satellite-borne sensors, will soon increase significantly, and there will be a considerable interest in establishing truly operational applications of this data. The SPW is a tool that will help make this happen.

“The SPW provides a comprehensive and integrated set of operations for research on applications of POLSAR data. Previously, POLSAR researchers had to rely on a collection of software from different sources, plus their own programming skills”, says Richard Pollock, Director of Research and Development at PCI Geomatics. “The SPW enables researchers to do their work within an integrated software environment”.

The SPW can directly read data products from the AIRSAR, ENVISAR ASAR, CV-580, and SIR-C systems. It is also able to read synthetic RADARSAT-2 data products and will be able to read the real data products once they become available.

For more information about the SAR Polarimetry Workstation, visit www.pcigeomatics.com/products/radar_data.html.

For more information about Geomatica 10, visit www.pcigeomatics.com/products/products_overview.html.

For more information about PCI Geomatics, visit www.pcigeomatics.com.

About PCI Geomatics

PCI Geomatics is a world-leading developer of image-centric geomatics software solutions. The PCI Geomatics flagship software, Geomatica, meets the growing demands of the remote sensing, GIS, cartography, and photogrammetry worlds. PCI Geomatics is celebrating the beginning of its third decade as an industry-leading geomatics solution provider, and has long been recognized for offering high-value geomatics software solutions, advanced algorithms, excellent customer assistance, and product support for the widest range of spatial data formats in the industry. Recently, PCI Geomatics has begun offering custom solutions, providing professional services for large and small projects.

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