Accession Number:

ADA181113

Title:

Data Processing System Specifications for the GEOSAT Satellite Radar Altimeter.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

NAVAL SURFACE WEAPONS CENTER DAHLGREN VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1986-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

56.0

Abstract:

This report provides an overview of the Naval Surface Weapons Centers segment of the GEOSAT satellite project specifically, it documents the radar altimeter data analysis and reduction system. Through the data channels described, radar alyimeter measurements collected aboard GEOSAT are converted into best-estimated along-track heights and vertical deflections. Keywords Kalman smoother Data reduction Radar altimeter Rev number Revolution number.

Subject Categories:

  • Space Navigation and Guidance

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE