Accession Number:

ADA220770

Title:

Millimeter - Wave Radar Scattering from Terrain: Data Handbook

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept. Oct 1989-Jan 1990

Corporate Author:

MICHIGAN UNIV ANN ARBOR RADIATION LAB

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1990-01-30

Pagination or Media Count:

133.0

Abstract:

This report provides a summary of experimental observations of the radar backscatter from terrain, measured by the University of Michigan truck- mounted radar. The data is at 35, 94, and 140 GHz at HH, VV, and HV polarizations. The terrain types observed include dry and wet snow, in covered ground, trees, grasses, asphalt, and gravel. Keywords Millimeter waves Snow ice Surface roughnessproperties Tree canopies Road surfaces Polarimeters Radar scattering.

Subject Categories:

  • Active and Passive Radar Detection and Equipment

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE