Apply to Become a WInSAR Member Institution


  1. Please review the list of current WInSAR institutions to see if you are already a member.
  2. Institutions engaged in SAR research are eligible to join WInSAR. Each Member Institution must designate an individual as Institutional Representative. Others from the same institution may then apply to become an Authorized WInSAR User.
  3. Complete the following form. Institutional membership applications are considered by the Executive Committee at the end of each month, and you will be notified of the result as soon as possible.
  4. Institutional Member Information


    NOTE: UNAVCO's agreement with ESA only permits distribution of data to North American institutions.


    NOTE: Applications must be made from an institutional email address, otherwise your application will be rejected.

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  5. The ISCE (InSAR Scientific Computing Environment) software is available to all WInSAR Institutional Members (Full, Adjunct I, and Adjunct II). As Institutional Representative, you will need to sign and return the ISCE licence agreement on the ISCE Software Page which provides access for all Authorized Users from your institution.
  6. If you are a Full (U.S. institutions ) or Adjunct I (institutions in Canada and Mexico) member, you can complete the CSA data use agreements for access to Radarsat-1. Note: Each WInSAR Institutional Representative from the United States, Canada, or Mexico who submits the appropriate space agency data use agreements automatically becomes a WInSAR Authorized Data User.

    Complete the data use agreement and return via email to winsar@unavco.org:

Last modified Wednesday, 31-May-2017 18:02:56 UTC


Sponsors of WInSAR activities:

NSF USGS