Meet RADARSAT users

The data from our satellites helps improve the lives of Canadians across the country in a number of areas. Here are just a few examples of how RADARSAT data is used by a variety of people.

Agriculture

  • Who: Tony Balkwill
  • Occupation: Farmer and farming consultant
  • Location: Southern Ontario
  • In his own words: "Used properly, satellite data can be a game changer."
  • Read his full story - Tony Balkwin

Learn more about the use of RADARSAT data in agriculture

Environment, ecosystems and climate change

Health

Maritime surveillance

Learn more about the use of RADARSAT data in maritime surveillance

The Arctic and ice

  • Who: Brian Koonoo
  • Occupation: Resource Management Officer, Parks Canada
  • Location: Pond Inlet, Nunavut
  • In his own words: "RADARSAT data is a big help to those of us who live in northern communities."
  • Read his full story - Brian Koonoo

Learn more about the use of RADARSAT data in the Arctic and other ice-covered areas

Disaster management

  • Who: Warrant Officer Marc Pouliot
  • Occupation: Chief of Geomatics (Quebec), Canadian Armed Forces
  • Location: Quebec
  • In his own words: "Satellite data is essential––critical––in our role as first responders."
  • Read his full story - Marc Pouliot

Learn more about the use of RADARSAT data in disaster management

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