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● These images may include radio wave propagation delay.
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● Also see "Crustal Deformation of the Chile Earthquake in 2010", GSI Geography and Crustal Dynamics Research Center Topics.

Chile Earthquake(2010/2/27,M8.8)

How to understand the SAR interferogram

No. Interferogram Specifications Comments Down
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1 2010.04.16up Click image to enlarge Observation date 2010/02/25
2010/04/12

The obvious crustal deformation caused by the earthquake appears.However, fringes which appear in the south side may be influence of radio wave propagation delay.

Accuracy of the used orbit data:High precision orbit data.

Observation Mode FBS/HH
FBS/HH
Orbital direction Ascending
Off-nadir
[degree]
34.3
Path
Frame
116
6400-6460
Baseline[m]
(Bperp)
-516
Range
(lat/lon)
-39.10/-35.18/
-72.84/-71.67
2 2010.04.16up Click image to enlarge Observation date 2008/02/15
2010/04/07

The obvious crustal deformation caused by the earthquake appears.However, fringes which appear in the south side may be influence of radio wave propagation delay.

Accuracy of the used orbit data:High precision orbit data.

Observation Mode FBS/HH
FBS/HH
Orbital direction Ascending
Off-nadir
[degree]
34.3
Path
Frame
113
6400-6510
Baseline[m]
(Bperp)
+285
Range
(lat/lon)
-39.09/-32.92/
-72.01/-69.30
3 2010.04.16up Click image to enlarge Observation date 2007/12/30
2010/04/06

The obvious crustal deformation caused by the earthquake appears.However, fringes which appear in the south side may be influence of radio wave propagation delay.

Accuracy of the used orbit data:High precision orbit data.

Observation Mode FBS/HH
FBS/HH
Orbital direction Ascending
Off-nadir
[degree]
34.3
Path
Frame
416
4330-4400
Baseline[m]
(Bperp)
-122
Range
(lat/lon)
-39.13/-34.53/
-71.00/-68.50
4 2010.04.07up Click image to enlarge Observation date 2010/02/13
2010/03/31

The obvious crustal deformation caused by the earthquake appears.However, fringes which appear in the south side may be influence of radio wave propagation delay.

Accuracy of the used orbit data:High precision orbit data.

Observation Mode FBS/HH
FBS/HH
Orbital direction Ascending
Off-nadir
[degree]
34.3
Path
Frame
118
6380-6430
Baseline[m]
(Bperp)
-772
Range
(lat/lon)
-40.06/-36.49/
-73.60/-71.57
5 2010.04.07up Click image to enlarge Observation date 2010/02/08
2010/03/26

The obvious crustal deformation caused by the earthquake appears.However, fringes which appear in the south side may be influence of radio wave propagation delay.

Accuracy of the used orbit data:High precision orbit data.

Observation Mode FBS/HH
FBS/HH
Orbital direction Ascending
Off-nadir
[degree]
34.3
Path
Frame
115
6400-6470
Baseline[m]
(Bperp)
-453
Range
(lat/lon)
-39.10/-34.50/
-72.58/-70.35
6 2010.03.30up Click image to enlarge Observation date 2010/02/03
2010/03/21

The obvious crustal deformation caused by the earthquake appears.However, fringes which appear in the south side may be influence of radio wave propagation delay.

Accuracy of the used orbit data:High precision orbit data.

Observation Mode FBS/HH
FBS/HH
Orbital direction Ascending
Off-nadir
[degree]
34.3
Path
Frame
112
6380-6530
Baseline[m]
(Bperp)
-543
Range
(lat/lon)
-40.06/-31.55/
-71.75/-68.36
7 2010.03.30up Click image to enlarge Observation date 2008/01/26
2010/03/18

The obvious crustal deformation caused by the earthquake appears.

Accuracy of the used orbit data:High precision orbit data.

Observation Mode FBS/HH
FBS/HH
Orbital direction Descending
Off-nadir
[degree]
34.3
Path
Frame
423
4240-4270
Baseline[m]
(Bperp)
+495
Range
(lat/lon)
-32.38/-30.16/
-71.72/-70.79
8 2010.03.30up Click image to enlarge Observation date 2008/01/26
2010/03/18

The obvious crustal deformation caused by the earthquake appears.

Accuracy of the used orbit data:High precision orbit data.

Observation Mode FBS/HH
FBS/HH
Orbital direction Descending
Off-nadir
[degree]
34.3
Path
Frame
423
4360-4380
Baseline[m]
(Bperp)
+567
Range
(lat/lon)
-38.10/-36.20/
-73.68/-72.76
9  2010.03.19up Click image to enlarge Observation date 2007/12/07
2010/03/14

The obvious crustal deformation caused by the earthquake appears.

Accuracy of the used orbit data:High precision orbit data.

Observation Mode FBS/HH
FBS/HH
Orbital direction Ascending
Off-nadir
[degree]
34.3
Path
Frame
117
6400-6450
Baseline[m]
(Bperp)
+171
Range
(lat/lon)
-39.10/-35.83/
-73.22/-71.43
10  2010.03.19up Click image to enlarge Observation date 2010/01/26
2010/03/13

The obvious crustal deformation caused by the earthquake appears. However, fringes which appear in the south side may be influence of radio wave propagation delay.

Accuracy of the used orbit data:High precision orbit data.

Observation Mode FBS/HH
FBS/HH
Orbital direction Descending
Off-nadir
[degree]
34.3
Path
Frame
420
4330-4480
Baseline[m]
(Bperp)
-588
Range
(lat/lon)
-42.99/-34.53/
-74.23/-70.66
11     2010.03.16up Click image to enlarge Observation date 2010/01/22
2010/03/09

The obvious crustal deformation caused by the earthquake appears.

Accuracy of the used orbit data:High precision orbit data.

Observation Mode FBS/HH
FBS/HH
Orbital direction Ascending
Off-nadir
[degree]
34.3
Path
Frame
114
6460-6490
Baseline[m]
(Bperp)
-305
Range
(lat/lon)
-36.15/-33.76/
-72.20/-70.96
12     2010.03.16up Click image to enlarge Observation date 2007/07/17
2010/03/09

The obvious crustal deformation caused by the earthquake appears.

Accuracy of the used orbit data:High precision orbit data.

Observation Mode FBD/HH
FBS/HH
Orbital direction Ascending
Off-nadir
[degree]
34.3
Path
Frame
114
6400-6450
Baseline[m]
(Bperp)
-699
Range
(lat/lon)
-39.10/-35.47/
-71.98/-69.82
13     2010.03.16up Click image to enlarge Observation date 2008/01/16
2010/03/08

The obvious crustal deformation caused by the earthquake appears.

Accuracy of the used orbit data:High precision orbit data.

Observation Mode FBS/HH
FBS/HH
Orbital direction Descending
Off-nadir
[degree]
34.3
Path
Frame
417
4330-4400
Baseline[m]
(Bperp)
+429
Range
(lat/lon)
-39.13/-34.51/
-71.54/-69.04
14     2010.03.09up Click image to enlarge Observation date 2007/10/12
2010/03/04

The obvious crustal deformation caused by the earthquake appears.

Accuracy of the used orbit data:High precision orbit data. (2010.03.10update)

Observation Mode FBD/HH
FBS/HH
Orbital direction Ascending
Off-nadir
[degree]
34.3
Path
Frame
111
6400-6550
Baseline[m]
(Bperp)
-268
Range
(lat/lon)
-39.10/-30.59/
-71.72/-68.23
15     2010.03.03up Click image to enlarge Observation date 2010/01/15
2010/03/02

The obvious crustal deformation caused by the earthquake appears.

Accuracy of the used orbit data:High precision orbit data. (2010.03.08update)

Observation Mode FBS/HH
FBS/HH
Orbital direction Ascending
Off-nadir
[degree]
34.3
Path
Frame
119
6390-6420
Baseline[m]
(Bperp)
-484
Range
(lat/lon)
-39.58/-36.97/
-73.69/-72.31

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