As any other raster data, one can read S1 .tiff products using gdal module as:
It should then be able to get two crucial sets of information regarding “Geo-projection” and “Geo-transformation” using:
geoproj = ds.GetProjection()
geotransform = ds.GetGeoTransform()
I tried it with Sentinel-2 products being read with Python/gdal and it provides you the relevant information. However absolutely nothing will be achieved when you do it with Sentinel-1 data.
I also tried to find such information within the .xml files inside the “annotation” folder which comes with each Sentinel-1 .SAFE product. So far nothing is achieved. I wonder if this lack of information regarding “Transformation” and “Projection” could be linked to the fact that these S-1 tiles are Ground Range Detected and therefore the information regarding transformation/projection must be calculated from other existing parameters? If yes, how?
I would appreciate any hint in this respect.