Science and Operational Applications Research - Education (SOAR-E) Initiative

Announcement of Opportunity

Publication date:

Closing date: No

Science and Operational Applications Research – Education (SOAR-E) is a Government of Canada initiative supported by the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) and Canada Centre for Remote Sensing, addressed to Canadian educational organizations and research centers, will support scientist in the development of RADARSAT-2 applications and promote the use of synthetic aperture radar (SAR) remote sensing to graduate students. The initiative requests proposals aiming at fundamental and applied research towards applications development using new capabilities offered by RADARSAT-2.

There is no closing date to submit a proposal to SOAR-E and is expected to be available during the lifetime of RADARSAT-2. The evaluation process should take between 4 to 6 weeks and acquisition could begin once the project is accepted. Projects submitted will be evaluated by scientists in Earth Observation under the supervision of an Advisory Board from Government of Canada and academia members.

In order to submit a proposal, you must complete the following form and a confirmation email will be sent to you. A password will be issued to provide you a secured access to the on-line submission website for full proposals.

Registration Form

You may consult the list of all the supported SOAR-E projects and learn more about this initiative in this report:

Request for ProposalPDF Document – 407 Kilobytes (KB)

For more information on this SOAR-E initiative, please contact:

SOAR Coordination Office
Canadian Space Agency
6767 Route de l'Aéroport
Saint-Hubert, Quebec J3Y 8Y9
Telephone: 450-926-6749
Fax: 450-926-4613
E-mail: SOAR-E@asc-csa.gc.ca