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Welcome to the EOC Geoservice


The EOC Geoservice of the Earth Observation Center (EOC) of the German Aerospace Center (DLR) provides discovery, visualization, and direct download services for a selection of the geospatial data hosted by the German Satellite Data Archive (D-SDA). Based on web technologies and running on high-performance hardware large geospatial datasets can be accessed through the EOC Geoservice. To find out more, see the About page or take a look at the Geoservice Flyer.


Latest News and Announcement

Global Urban Footprint® dataset released

Posted on Dec 14, 2016 by Administrator

The Global Urban Footprint® (GUF®) database shows the human settlements patterns in urban and rural environments in a so far unprecedented spatial resolution of about 12m per raster cell (0.4 arcseconds). A second version of the product is available in 2.8 arcseconds raster cell resolution (about 84 m). The GUF® dataset is based on the radar (SAR) satellite imagery of the German satellites TerraSAR-X and TanDEMr-X. It reflects the distribution of vertical built-up structures around the year 2012, with 93% of the satellite images recorded in 2011 and 2012, and remaining data gaps filled in 2013 and 2014.