The Satellite Antarctica Expedition 2008-2009 - 'SAE 08-09' took place at the end of 2008 - the beginning of 2009 within the framework of the 'Image of the Day' project performed by the Brockmann Consult, Germany.

An Advanced Synthetic Aperture Radar (ASAR) of the ENVISAT European satellite was used as the initial information.

The purpose of the expedition was:

  • To present the actual portrait of the most part of the Antarctic Coast of the Antarctic Summer 2008-2009,
  • To present several interesting structures of the inland Antarctic surface,
  • To give an presentation of human activity in the Antarctic (roads and bases),
  • And to present images of some icebergs and structures of the water surface near the Antarctic Coast.

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