Calibration of the X-SAR System
Zink, Manfred and Bamler, Richard and Eineder, Michael and Just, Dieter and Bloetscher, H. and Seifert, F.-M. (1994) Calibration of the X-SAR System. CEOS SAR-Calibration Workshop, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich., USA, 28.-30.9.94.
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In April 1994 the X-SAR was flown as part of the SIR-C/X-SAR mission on the Space Shuttle. The second flight is scheduled for October '94.DLR has developed the German processing and archiving facility (D-PAF) and is responsible for the calibration of all X-SAR data products. Before the mission this task includes a detailed analysis of the overall system to localize the main error sources and the development of algorithms and procedures to correct these errors. During the mission we were running a rather big calibration campaign. Post mission activities include the derivation of the antenna pattern and the absolute calibration factor as well as detailed performance analyses.
|Document Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)|
|Title:||Calibration of the X-SAR System|
|Keywords:||Synthetic Aperture Radar, SIR-C/X-SAR Mission, Radiometric Calibration|
|Event Title:||CEOS SAR-Calibration Workshop, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich., USA, 28.-30.9.94|
|HGF - Research field:||Aeronautics, Space and Transport|
|HGF - Program:||Space|
|HGF - Program Themes:||W EO - Erdbeobachtung|
|DLR - Research area:||Space|
|DLR - Program:||W EO - Erdbeobachtung|
|DLR - Research theme (Project):||UNSPECIFIED|
|Institutes and Institutions:||Microwaves and Radar Institute > Institut für Hochfrequenztechnik|
Institute of Communication and Navigation > Institut für Hochfrequenztechnik
Remote Sensing Technology Institute > Institut für Hochfrequenztechnik
German Remote Sensing Data Center
|Deposited By:||elib DLR-Beauftragter|
|Deposited On:||10 Apr 2006|
|Last Modified:||27 Apr 2009 08:57|
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