VIGISAT is operated by CLS as a station for direct reception and analysis of satellite images. Thanks to satellite radar imagery and CLS expertise, VIGISAT offers the best ocean monitoring and observation services to the authorities responsible for state operations at sea, as well as to the military, offshore industries, researchers, environmental associations, etc.
Day and night and in all weathers, VIGISAT acquires, processes, analyses and distributes near real time high-resolution radar images from the Canadian RADARSAT-1 and RADARSAT-2 satellites and the European ENVISAT and ERS-2 satellites.
CLS is the official distributor for RADARSAT-1 & 2 data in Europe.
CLS processes more than 20,000 radar images every year and works with more than 60 countries.