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Surface Current Retrieval From TerraSAR-X Data Using Doppler Measurements

Rossi, Cristian and Runge, Hartmut and Breit, Helko and Fritz, Thomas (2010) Surface Current Retrieval From TerraSAR-X Data Using Doppler Measurements.

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The purpose of this paper is to investigate the estimation of surface currents directly on stripmap TerraSAR-X data, as an alternative to Along Track Interferometry. The algorithm relies on efficient baseband magnitude-based Doppler estimation, preventing the estimate from possible biases like azimuth ambiguities and strong target reflections. The validation of the algorithm is made with acquisitions over the Elbe estuary river in Germany and the Eyjafjallaj¨okull volcano in Iceland.

Document Type:Proceedings
Title:Surface Current Retrieval From TerraSAR-X Data Using Doppler Measurements
AuthorsInstitution or Email of Authors
Rossi, CristianDLR
Runge, HartmutDLR
Breit, HelkoDLR
Fritz, ThomasDLR
Number of Pages:4
Keywords:Surface Currents, SAR, TerraSAR-X, Doppler Shift Processor, Eyjafjallajökull glacier run
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport (old)
HGF - Program:Space (old)
HGF - Program Themes:W - no assignement
DLR - Research area:Space
DLR - Program:W - no assignement
DLR - Research theme (Project):W -- no assignement (old)
Location: Oberpfaffenhofen
Institutes and Institutions:Remote Sensing Technology Institute > SAR Signal Processing
Deposited By: Cristian Rossi
Deposited On:13 Aug 2010 08:22
Last Modified:12 Dec 2013 21:00

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