SeaHawk Image Requests


As part of our commitment to provide FREE data to the community, we created this portal  to receive requests for specific imagery acquisition. However, users must acknowledge the selection criteria and the limitations involved.


  • Image requests will be considered beginning early 2020.
  • There will be a maximum of 15 images captured per day. Only a fraction of these will be available for requests from the community.
  • Each person can submit only one request per 3-week cycle. Each request may contain up to 3 targets within the planning period (7 days).
  • Projected orbits will be published 3 weeks in advance.
  • Requests must be made at least a week in advance.
  • There is no express guarantee that the images that users requested will be captured.
  • Requests will be selected based on the following criteria: users justification, priority and availability.
  • A list of the scheduled selected targets will be published here each week.
  • Data will be published on the ocean color website, from where it can be easily downloaded.
  • Email notice will not be given if requests are accepted or rejected. It is the users’ responsibility to check the website to see if published data matches their requested target. 




Step 1: Registering

Step 2: Selecting dates and orbits

Step 3: Zooming in to select exact target location

Step 4: Saving image request


Step 5: Submit request

Your request will be submitted and you will receive a confirmation email with the request ID, dates and target locations that you selected. Our group will carefully review all the requests received and will schedule the images that will be recorded for each week based on availability, priority and the criteria stated above. Although we will do our best to accommodate all requests, users must remember that this is a proof-of-concept mission and there is no guarantee.


Step 6: Data release

The list of selected requests will be published on this website at the beginning of each week, please check back here to see if your image was selected. As soon as data is collected and processed, it will be published on the ocean color website and will be freely available for anyone to download.