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Radar Remote Sensing of Urban Areas

Radar Remote Sensing of Urban Areas Book
Author : Uwe Soergel
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2010-03-18
ISBN : 9789048137503
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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One of the key milestones of radar remote sensing for civil applications was the launch of the European Remote Sensing Satellite 1 (ERS 1) in 1991. The platform carried a variety of sensors; the Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) is widely cons- ered to be the most important. This active sensing technique provides all-day and all-weather mapping capability of considerably ?ne spatial resolution. ERS 1 and its sister system ERS 2 (launch 1995) were primarily designed for ocean app- cations, but soon the focus of attention turned to onshore mapping. Examples for typical applications are land cover classi?cation also in tropical zones and mo- toring of glaciers or urban growth. In parallel, international Space Shuttle Missions dedicated to radar remote sensing were conducted starting already in the 1980s. The most prominent were the SIR-C/X-SAR mission focussing on the investigation of multi-frequency and multi-polarization SAR data and the famous Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM). Data acquired during the latter enabled to derive a DEM of almost global coverage by means of SAR Interferometry. It is indispe- ableeventodayandformanyregionsthebestelevationmodelavailable. Differential SAR Interferometry based on time series of imagery of the ERS satellites and their successor Envisat became an important and unique technique for surface defor- tion monitoring. The spatial resolution of those devices is in the order of some tens of meters.

Remote Sensing with Imaging Radar

Remote Sensing with Imaging Radar Book
Author : John A. Richards
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2009-10-28
ISBN : 9783642020193
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book is concerned with remote sensing based on the technology of imaging radar. It assumes no prior knowledge of radar on the part of the reader, commencing with a treatment of the essential concepts of microwave imaging and progressing through to the development of multipolarisation and interferometric radar, modes which underpin contemporary applications of the technology. The use of radar for imaging the earth’s surface and its resources is not recent. Aircraft-based microwave systems were operating in the 1960s, ahead of optical systems that image in the visible and infrared regions of the spectrum. Optical remote sensing was given a strong impetus with the launch of the first of the Landsat series of satellites in the mid 1970s. Although the Seasat satellite launched in the same era (1978) carried an imaging radar, it operated only for about 12 months and there were not nearly so many microwave systems as optical platforms in service during the 1980s. As a result, the remote sensing community globally tended to develop strongly around optical imaging until Shuttle missions in the early to mid 1980s and free-flying imaging radar satellites in the early to mid 1990s became available, along with several sophisticated aircraft platforms. Since then, and particularly with the unique capabilities and flexibility of imaging radar, there has been an enormous surge of interest in microwave imaging technology. Unlike optical imaging, understanding the theoretical underpinnings of imaging radar can be challenging, particularly when new to the field.

Radar Remote Sensing for Crop Biophysical Parameter Estimation

Radar Remote Sensing for Crop Biophysical Parameter Estimation Book
Author : Dipankar Mandal,Avik Bhattacharya,Yalamanchili Subrahmanyeswara Rao
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2021-08-17
ISBN : 9789811644238
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book presents a timely investigation of radar remote sensing observations for agricultural crop monitoring and advancements of research techniques and their applicability for crop biophysical parameter estimation. It introduces theoretical background of radar scattering from vegetation volume and semi-empirical modelling approaches that are the foundation for biophysical parameter inversion. The contents will help readers explore the state-of-the-art crop monitoring and biophysical parameter estimation using approaches radar remote sensing. It is useful guide for academicians, practitioners and policymakers.

Radar Remote Sensing of Urban Areas

Radar Remote Sensing of Urban Areas Book
Author : Uwe Soergel
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2012-05-05
ISBN : 9789400731721
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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One of the key milestones of radar remote sensing for civil applications was the launch of the European Remote Sensing Satellite 1 (ERS 1) in 1991. The platform carried a variety of sensors; the Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) is widely cons- ered to be the most important. This active sensing technique provides all-day and all-weather mapping capability of considerably ?ne spatial resolution. ERS 1 and its sister system ERS 2 (launch 1995) were primarily designed for ocean app- cations, but soon the focus of attention turned to onshore mapping. Examples for typical applications are land cover classi?cation also in tropical zones and mo- toring of glaciers or urban growth. In parallel, international Space Shuttle Missions dedicated to radar remote sensing were conducted starting already in the 1980s. The most prominent were the SIR-C/X-SAR mission focussing on the investigation of multi-frequency and multi-polarization SAR data and the famous Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM). Data acquired during the latter enabled to derive a DEM of almost global coverage by means of SAR Interferometry. It is indispe- ableeventodayandformanyregionsthebestelevationmodelavailable. Differential SAR Interferometry based on time series of imagery of the ERS satellites and their successor Envisat became an important and unique technique for surface defor- tion monitoring. The spatial resolution of those devices is in the order of some tens of meters.

Spaceborne Radar Remote Sensing

Spaceborne Radar Remote Sensing Book
Author : Charles Elachi
Publisher : IEEE
Release : 1987
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Microwave Radar and Radiometric Remote Sensing

Microwave Radar and Radiometric Remote Sensing Book
Author : Fawwaz Tayssir Ulaby,David G. Long,William J. Blackwell,Charles Elachi,Kamal Sarabandi
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2014
ISBN : 9780472119356
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Microwave Radar and Radiometric Remote Sensing book written by Fawwaz Tayssir Ulaby,David G. Long,William J. Blackwell,Charles Elachi,Kamal Sarabandi, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Manual of Remote Sensing Principles and applications of imaging radar

Manual of Remote Sensing  Principles and applications of imaging radar Book
Author : Robert A. Ryerson,Floyd M. Henderson,Anthony J. Lewis
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1998
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Remote sensing reviews 1 1 Radar remote sensing

Remote sensing reviews  1 1  Radar remote sensing Book
Author : G. P. De Loor
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1983
ISBN : 9783718601325
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Manual of Remote Sensing Principles and Applications of Imaging Radar

Manual of Remote Sensing  Principles and Applications of Imaging Radar Book
Author : Floyd M. Henderson,Anthony J. Lewis
Publisher : Wiley
Release : 1998-10-12
ISBN : 9780471294061
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A benchmark one-volume reference to today's radar remote sensing principles and applications This second volume in the Third Edition of the Manual of Remote Sensing offers a current and comprehensive survey of the theory, methods, and applications of imaging radar for geoscientists, engineers, and application scientists interested in the advantages of radar remote sensing. Produced under the auspices of the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, it brings together contributions from experts around the world to discuss the basic principles of imaging radars and trace the research activity--past, present, and future--across the many sciences where radar remote sensing may be applied. This book offers an invaluable snapshot of radar remote sensing technology--including radargrammetry, polarimetry and interferometry--and its uses. It combines technical and procedural coverage of systems, data interpretation, and other fundamentals with generous coverage of practical applications in agriculture; forestry; soil moisture monitoring; geology; geomorphology and hydrology; oceanography; land use; land cover mapping; urban analysis; and archeology. Organized for quick access to topics of particular interest, this volume is important reading for researchers and professionals in many fields that can benefit from the use of radar remote sensing techniques.

Land Applications of Radar Remote Sensing

Land Applications of Radar Remote Sensing Book
Author : Damien Closson,Francesco Holecz,Paolo Pasquali,Nada Milisavljevic
Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
Release : 2014-06-11
ISBN : 9535115898
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The aim of this book is to demonstrate the use of SAR data in three application domains, i.e. land cover (Part II), topography (Part III), and land motion (Part IV). These are preceded by Part I, where an extensive and complete review on speckle and adaptive filtering is provided, essential for the understanding of SAR images. Part II is dedicated to land cover mapping. Part III is devoted to the generation of Digital Elevation Models based on radargrammetry and on a wise fusion (by considering sensor characteristic and acquisition geometry) of interferometric and photogrammetric elevation data. Part IV provides a contribution to three applications related to land motion.

Radar Remote Sensing

Radar Remote Sensing Book
Author : G. P. De Loor
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1983
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Applications of Radar Remote Sensing Satellite Sensors

Applications of Radar Remote Sensing Satellite Sensors Book
Author : E. W. H. Keizer,J. G. P. W. Clevers
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2000
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Radar Remote Sensing of Planetary Surfaces

Radar Remote Sensing of Planetary Surfaces Book
Author : Bruce A. Campbell
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Release : 2002-03-14
ISBN : 9780521583084
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A 2002 introduction to radar remote sensing of terrestrial surfaces, including data collection and image interpretation.

Spatial Analysis for Radar Remote Sensing of Tropical Forests

Spatial Analysis for Radar Remote Sensing of Tropical Forests Book
Author : Gianfranco D. De Grandi,Elsa Carla De Grandi
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2021-03-25
ISBN : 100036478X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Spatial Analysis for Radar Remote Sensing of Tropical Forests is based on the authors’ extensive involvement in Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) mapping projects, targeting the health of an earth ecosystem with great relevance for climate change studies: the tropical forests. The subject is developed from a vantage point provided by analysis in a combined space, scale (frequency), time, wavelength, polarization domain. The combination of space and scale offers the capability to zoom in and out like a virtual microscope to the resolution in tune with the underlying ecological phenomenon. It also enables statistical measures (correlations) related to the forest spatial distribution in case of backscatter, or to the canopy height variations in case of interferometric observations. The time dimension brings into play measures of the ecosystem dynamics, such as the flooding extent in the swamp forests, deforestation or degradation events. Wavelength and polarization agility extend the abovementioned capabilities by radar observations that are in tune with particular characteristics of the forest and terrain layers. The book’s spotlight is on radar spatial random fields, these being populated by either backscatter observations or elevation data from interferometric SAR. The basic tenet here is that the spatial statistic of the fields measured by the wavelet variance (in stationary or non-stationary situations) carries fingerprints of the forest structure. Features: Uniquely focused on specific techniques that provide multi-resolution spatial and temporal analysis of forest structure characteristics and changes. Examines several large and important international remote sensing projects aimed at documenting entire tropical ecosystems. Provides novel wavelet methods for tropical forest structural measures. As the first book on this topic, this composite approach appeals to both students learning through important case studies and to researchers finding new ideas for future studies.

Proceedings

Proceedings Book
Author : J.L. van Genderen,R.A. van Zuidam,C. Pohl
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1993
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Microwave Remote Sensing Radar remote sensing and surface scattering and emission theory

Microwave Remote Sensing  Radar remote sensing and surface scattering and emission theory Book
Author : Fawwaz Tayssir Ulaby,Richard K. Moore,Adrian K. Fung
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1981
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Microwave Remote Sensing Radar remote sensing and surface scattering and emission theory book written by Fawwaz Tayssir Ulaby,Richard K. Moore,Adrian K. Fung, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Spatial Analysis for Radar Remote Sensing of Tropical Forests

Spatial Analysis for Radar Remote Sensing of Tropical Forests Book
Author : Gianfranco D de Grandi,Elsa Carla de Grandi
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2021-03-25
ISBN : 9780367259402
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Spatial Analysis for Radar Remote Sensing of Tropical Forests is based on the authors' extensive involvement in Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) mapping projects, targeting the health of an earth ecosystem with great relevance for climate change studies: the tropical forests. The subject is developed from a vantage point provided by analysis in a combined space, scale (frequency), time, wavelength, polarization domain. The combination of space and scale offers the capability to zoom in and out like a virtual microscope to the resolution in tune with the underlying ecological phenomenon. It also enables statistical measures (correlations) related to the forest spatial distribution in case of backscatter, or to the canopy height variations in case of interferometric observations. The time dimension brings into play measures of the ecosystem dynamics, such as the flooding extent in the swamp forests, deforestation or degradation events. Wavelength and polarization agility extend the abovementioned capabilities by radar observations that are in tune with particular characteristics of the forest and terrain layers. The book's spotlight is on radar spatial random fields, these being populated by either backscatter observations or elevation data from interferometric SAR. The basic tenet here is that the spatial statistic of the fields measured by the wavelet variance (in stationary or non-stationary situations) carries fingerprints of the forest structure. Features: Uniquely focused on specific techniques that provide multi-resolution spatial and temporal analysis of forest structure characteristics and changes. Examines several large and important international remote sensing projects aimed at documenting entire tropical ecosystems. Provides novel wavelet methods for tropical forest structural measures. As the first book on this topic, this composite approach appeals to both students learning through important case studies and to researchers finding new ideas for future studies.

Radar Remote Sensing for Crop Biophysical Parameter Estimation

Radar Remote Sensing for Crop Biophysical Parameter Estimation Book
Author : Dipankar Mandal,Avik Bhattacharya,Yalamanchili Subrahmanyeswara Rao
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release : 2021-08-16
ISBN : 9811644241
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book presents a timely investigation of radar remote sensing observations for agricultural crop monitoring and advancements of research techniques and their applicability for crop biophysical parameter estimation. It introduces theoretical background of radar scattering from vegetation volume and semi-empirical modelling approaches that are the foundation for biophysical parameter inversion. The contents will help readers explore the state-of-the-art crop monitoring and biophysical parameter estimation using approaches radar remote sensing. It is useful guide for academicians, practitioners and policymakers.

Microwave Remote Sensing

Microwave Remote Sensing Book
Author : Fawwaz T. Ulaby,Richard K. Moore,Adrian K. Fung
Publisher : Artech House Publishers
Release : 1986
ISBN : 9780890061916
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Monumental as a compilation of the present engineering state of the art of microwave remote sensing. -- International Journal of Remote Sensing

Microwave Remote Sensing Radar remote sensing and surface scattering and emission theory v 3 From theory to applications

Microwave Remote Sensing  Radar remote sensing and surface scattering and emission theory  v  3  From theory to applications Book
Author : Fawwaz Tayssir Ulaby
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1986
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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