Accession Number:

ADA470694

Title:

Polarimetry and Interferometry Applications

Descriptive Note:

Educational note

Corporate Author:

GERMAN AEROSPACE CENTER (DLR) WESSLING (GERMANY) MICROWAVES AND RADAR INST

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2007-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

29.0

Abstract:

Based on the foregoing lectures respective applications of both Polarirnetry and Interlerornetry will be presented. From the large palette of possibilities which includes global mapping with space borne SAR and the establishment of digital terrain models with high accuracy, observation and to some extent prediction and forecast of natural disasters involving landslides caused by earthquakes ore avalanches, volcanic eruptions, fires, floods, terrain resurfacing, followed by a period of recovery, etc., measurement of soil moisture, quantitative tree height detenination and ground topography mapping and, as a consequence, the respective biomass estimation. Along track measurements allow moving target indication and traffic monitoring by evaluation of the position, time, velocity and direction of moving vehicles ore finding traffic jams respectively. The question of optimal radar centre frequencies for different applications is addressed also.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Active and Passive Radar Detection and Equipment
  • Optics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE