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TerraSAR-X Capabilities in Polar Regions

Floricioiu, Dana and Gottwald, Manfred and Diedrich, Erhard and Roth, Achim and Eineder, Michael (2008) TerraSAR-X Capabilities in Polar Regions. In: SCAR/IASC IPY Open Science Conference. SCAR/IASC IPY Open Science Conference, 2008-07-08 - 2008-07-11, St. Petersburg, Russia.

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Abstract

DLR participates in a coordinated plan established by the space agencies for the optimum use of SAR acquisitions over the Artic and Antarctica for the remaining period of IPY and beyond. Due to the specific advantages of the X-band in respect to snow and ice properties and the high spatial resolution of the data, the contribution of TerraSAR-X focuses on topics like mapping of seasonal snow cover at high latitudes, ice sheet velocity, velocity fields of slow and fast moving glaciers, permafrost, generation of DEMs, sea ice classification. These are reflected in a coordinated proposal which is prepared by DLR and the scientific community as part of the common polar SAR acquisition plan.

Document Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Title:TerraSAR-X Capabilities in Polar Regions
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of Authors
Floricioiu, DanaUNSPECIFIED
Gottwald, ManfredUNSPECIFIED
Diedrich, ErhardUNSPECIFIED
Roth, AchimUNSPECIFIED
Eineder, MichaelUNSPECIFIED
Date:8 July 2008
Journal or Publication Title:SCAR/IASC IPY Open Science Conference
Refereed publication:No
In ISI Web of Science:No
Keywords:TerraSAR-X, pole hole mapping, Antarctica, Greenland
Event Title:SCAR/IASC IPY Open Science Conference
Event Location:St. Petersburg, Russia
Event Type:international Conference
Event Dates:2008-07-08 - 2008-07-11
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport (old)
HGF - Program:Space (old)
HGF - Program Themes:W EO - Erdbeobachtung
DLR - Research area:Space
DLR - Program:W EO - Erdbeobachtung
DLR - Research theme (Project):W - Projekt TerraSAR-X Nutzlastbodensegment (old)
Location: Oberpfaffenhofen
Institutes and Institutions:German Remote Sensing Data Center > International Ground Segment
Remote Sensing Technology Institute > Atmospheric Processors
Remote Sensing Technology Institute > SAR Signal Processing
German Remote Sensing Data Center > Information Technology
Deposited By: Dr. Dana Floricioiu
Deposited On:14 Jan 2009
Last Modified:12 Dec 2013 20:35

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