Modelling Coherent Scattering of Raindrops in X- and Ka-Band and the Impact of Precipitation on Radar/SAR Data and Applications
Börner, Thomas and Bebbington, David (2004) Modelling Coherent Scattering of Raindrops in X- and Ka-Band and the Impact of Precipitation on Radar/SAR Data and Applications. In: 2004 EUSAR Conference Proceedings, pp. 149-152. EUSAR 2004, 2004-05-25 - 2004-05-27, Ulm. ISBN 3-8007-2828-1.
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In order to improve knowledge about scattering processes and their effects on the backscattered signal, accurate modelling of radar backscatter is required. In this paper we present a stochastic, coherent and fully-polarimetric scattering model which simulates the propagation of an electromagnetic wave through a medium containing rain-drops of various sizes, shapes and orientations and calculates the backscattered signal. The variation in shape has only been implemented for C-band yet; the modelling in X- and Ka-band is still based on Mie-scattering and as-sumes spherical drops. First results will show the general abilities of the model.
|Document Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)|
|Title:||Modelling Coherent Scattering of Raindrops in X- and Ka-Band and the Impact of Precipitation on Radar/SAR Data and Applications|
|Journal or Publication Title:||2004 EUSAR Conference Proceedings|
|In ISI Web of Science:||No|
|Page Range:||pp. 149-152|
|Keywords:||Precipitation, rain, model, coherent, attenuation, propagation, radar, SAR|
|Event Title:||EUSAR 2004|
|Event Type:||international Conference|
|Event Dates:||2004-05-25 - 2004-05-27|
|HGF - Research field:||Aeronautics, Space and Transport|
|HGF - Program:||Aeronautics|
|HGF - Program Themes:||L VU - Air Traffic and Environment|
|DLR - Research area:||Aeronautics|
|DLR - Program:||L VU - Air Traffic and Environment|
|DLR - Research theme (Project):||L - Air Traffic and Weather (old)|
|Institutes and Institutions:||Microwaves and Radar Institute > Microwave Systems|
|Deposited By:||Dr.rer.nat. Thomas Börner|
|Deposited On:||30 Jan 2006|
|Last Modified:||27 Apr 2009 04:59|
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