2004 Winter Volume 1:5 Articles:
The Nazca Plate is subducting eastward into the mantle below the western coast of South America at about 7 cm yr -¹. This collision causes high levels of volcanic activity and the long-term uplift of the Andes by compressional tectonics.
NASA and the Canadian Space Agency began planning in the early 1980s for an imaging campaign using Synthetic Aperture Radar to be carried by RADARSAT-1.
Increased use of RADARSAT-1 fine beam and standard beam data for interferometric projects has intensified the growing demand for baseline information corresponding to data acquired over numerous regions of interest to researchers.
The Greenland Ice Sheet is a vast expanse of ice which accumulates mass in the interior from snowfall and flows slowly toward the ocean where it is discharged along narrow channels occupied by outlet glaciers and ice streams.