• Get imagery independent of weather and daylight
  • Multiple acquisition modes available
  • Extra wide swath with 100 km
  • Ultrahigh mode with up to 0.85 m
  • Use for regular monitoring and change detection
  • Enhance your maritime awareness

KOMPSAT-5 provides to you SAR imagery with up to 85 cm resolution. SAR imagery are widely used where independent from cloud cover and daylight reliable images need to be taken. Here you can get archive imagery or request tasking in multiple modes. If you need the data only for a short time you can subscribe to the data with time licences.



Off the shelf  

Worldwide archive data

On demand 

Contact us for tasking or other product option


HighRes: 1 m, Standard: 3 m, WideSwath: 20 m

Access mode 

Workbench for Science



Delivery time 

Few working days


SAR: X-band - HH, HV, VH, VV


Recommended use 

Synthetic aperture radar (SAR) satellite images are widely used in target recognition tasks such as Topography (DEM generation with interferometry), Change detection and surveillance, agriculture monitoring(crop classification, soil moisture, geology, volcano and earthquake monitoring, maritime applications like oil spill monitoring and ship detection.

Specific software is available to simplify the use of the imagery and extract reliable information. Contact us if you like to use such software as a service together with optimized IT.

Product Description 

KOMPSAT-5 was launched in 2014. The X-band Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) executes all weather and all day observations and provides various information for GIS (Geographical Information Systems), for ocean monitoring, land management, disaster monitoring and environment monitoring.

The imagery can be taken at 6:00 am in the morning and evening. They are available in 3 observation modes. High resolution imagery can be provided with a swath width of 5 km and a resolution up to 0.85 m. The standard mode provides imagery with a swath width of 30 km and a resolution of 3 m - 7.9 m. Extra wide swath of 100 km can be achieved with a resolution of 20 m. For all observation modes the user can select between HH, VV, HV, or VH polarization.

Please note 

Beyond the described product options many others are available. Our GeoExperts are standing by to optimize the product configuration according to your needs. Just contact us.



Pricing / Licensing 

The pricing is based on the number of scenes. The price for tasking includes standard tasking, whereby the order shall be confirmed before 03:00 UTC two working days before start of collection window. This is a Restrained Product. In addition to EOhopS EULA, its use is governed by KOMPSAT-5 EULA, and any download of raster data is prohibited. You can request to download your results in vector format through CloudEO checkout or to publish as WMS.