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TanDEM-X: A High Resolution Radar Topography Mission

Moreira, Alberto (2011) TanDEM-X: A High Resolution Radar Topography Mission. In: Proceedings of International Radar Symposium (IRS). DGON. International Radar Symposium (IRS), 2011-09-07 - 2011-09-09, Leipzig, Germany.

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Abstract

TanDEM-X (TerraSAR-X add-on for Digital Elevation Measurements) is an innovative spaceborne radar interferometer that is based on two high-resolution radar satellites in close formation flight: TerraSAR-X (launched on June 15, 2007) and TanDEM-X (launched on June 21, 2010). The primary objective of the TanDEM-X mission is the generation of a consistent global digital elevation model (DEM) with height accuracy of 2 meters and posting of 12 meters. It is expected that this data set will become a reference in geosciences and remote sensing applications.

Document Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Keynote)
Title:TanDEM-X: A High Resolution Radar Topography Mission
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of Authors
Moreira, AlbertoUNSPECIFIED
Date:7 September 2011
Journal or Publication Title:Proceedings of International Radar Symposium (IRS)
Refereed publication:Yes
In ISI Web of Science:No
Publisher:DGON
Status:Published
Keywords:SAR, Interferometry, digital elevation model (DEM), topography
Event Title:International Radar Symposium (IRS)
Event Location:Leipzig, Germany
Event Type:international Conference
Event Dates:2011-09-07 - 2011-09-09
Organizer:DGON
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport
HGF - Program:Space
HGF - Program Themes:Earth Observation
DLR - Research area:Raumfahrt
DLR - Program:R EO - Erdbeobachtung
DLR - Research theme (Project):R - Projekt TanDEM-X
Location: Oberpfaffenhofen
Institutes and Institutions:Microwaves and Radar Institute
Deposited By: Prof.Dr. Alberto Moreira
Deposited On:13 Sep 2011 09:35
Last Modified:08 May 2014 23:22

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