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Tandem-L: A Mission for Monitoring Earth System Dynamics with High Resolution SAR Interferometry

Krieger, Gerhard and Hajnsek, Irena and Papathanassiou, Kostas and Eineder, Michael and Younis, Marwan and DeZan, Francesco and Lopez-Dekker, Paco and Huber, Sigurd and Werner, Marian and Prats, Pau and Fiedler, Hauke and Werninghaus, Rolf and Freeman, Anthony and Rosen, Paul and Hensley, Scott and Grafmüller, Bernhard and Bamler, Richard and Moreira, Alberto (2010) Tandem-L: A Mission for Monitoring Earth System Dynamics with High Resolution SAR Interferometry. In: Proceedings of European Conference on Synthetic Aperture Radar (EUSAR), pp. 506-509. VDE Verlag GmbH. European Conference on Synthetic Aperture Radar (EUSAR), 2010-06-07 - 2010-06-10, Aachen, Germany. ISBN 978-3-8007-3272-2.

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Abstract

Tandem-L is a proposal for an innovative interferometric and polarimetric radar mission that enables the systematic monitoring of dynamic processes on the Earth surface. Important mission objectives are global forest height and biomass inventories, large scale measurements of millimetric displacements due to tectonic shifts, and systematic observations of glacier movements. The innovative mission concept and the high data acquisition capacity of Tandem-L provide a unique data source to observe, analyze and quantify the dynamics of a wide range of mutually interacting processes in the bio-, litho-, hydro- and cryosphere. By this, Tandem-L will be an essential step to advance our understanding of the Earth system and its intricate dynamics.

Document Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Title:Tandem-L: A Mission for Monitoring Earth System Dynamics with High Resolution SAR Interferometry
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of Authors
Krieger, GerhardUNSPECIFIED
Hajnsek, IrenaUNSPECIFIED
Papathanassiou, KostasUNSPECIFIED
Eineder, MichaelUNSPECIFIED
Younis, MarwanUNSPECIFIED
DeZan, FrancescoUNSPECIFIED
Lopez-Dekker, PacoUNSPECIFIED
Huber, SigurdUNSPECIFIED
Werner, MarianUNSPECIFIED
Prats, PauUNSPECIFIED
Fiedler, HaukeUNSPECIFIED
Werninghaus, RolfUNSPECIFIED
Freeman, AnthonyJPL
Rosen, PaulJPL
Hensley, ScottJPL, Pasadena
Grafmüller, BernhardEADS Astrium
Bamler, RichardUNSPECIFIED
Moreira, AlbertoUNSPECIFIED
Date:9 June 2010
Journal or Publication Title:Proceedings of European Conference on Synthetic Aperture Radar (EUSAR)
Refereed publication:Yes
In ISI Web of Science:No
Page Range:pp. 506-509
Publisher:VDE Verlag GmbH
ISBN:978-3-8007-3272-2
Status:Published
Keywords:SAR interferometry, L-band, biomass, earth dynamics, digital beamforming
Event Title:European Conference on Synthetic Aperture Radar (EUSAR)
Event Location:Aachen, Germany
Event Type:international Conference
Event Dates:2010-06-07 - 2010-06-10
Organizer:VDE
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 - Vorhaben Entwicklung eines Mini-SAR (old)
Location: Oberpfaffenhofen
Institutes and Institutions:Microwaves and Radar Institute > Radar Concepts
Microwaves and Radar Institute
Microwaves and Radar Institute > Spaceborne SAR Systems
Remote Sensing Technology Institute > SAR Signal Processing
Microwaves and Radar Institute > SAR Technology
Deposited By: Dr.-Ing. Gerhard Krieger
Deposited On:16 Aug 2010 17:28
Last Modified:08 May 2014 23:22

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