Börner, Thomas and López Dekker, Francisco and De Zan, Francesco and Younis, Marwan and Hajnsek, Irena and Papathanassiou, Konstantinos and Villano, Michelangelo and Danklmayer, Andreas and Krieger, Gerhard and Moreira, Alberto and Rott, Helmut and Nagler, Thomas and Dierking, Wolfgang and Fügen, Thomas and Völker, Michael and Klein, Rainer (2011) SIGNAL - SAR for Ice, Glacier aNd globAL Dynamics - System Functional Specification. Project Report. HR-55114-SG-04/10, 24 S.
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SIGNAL is an innovative earth exploration mission proposal with the main objective to estimate accurately and repeatedly topography and topographic changes associated with mass change or other dynamic effects on glaciers, ice caps and polar ice sheets. Elevation measurements are complemented with glacier velocity measurements, providing valuable additional information for a better understanding of the hydrology of glacierized basins and of the Arctic and Antarctic water cycle. SIGNAL is capable of monitoring all critical regions with a high spatial resolution and an adequate revisit time. The present document provides a preliminary and limited system functional specification of the SIGNAL mission that has been proposed in response to the call for an Earth Explorer Opportunity Mission (issued by DLR in 2010).
|Document Type:||Monograph (Project Report)|
|Title:||SIGNAL - SAR for Ice, Glacier aNd globAL Dynamics - System Functional Specification|
|Date:||3 February 2011|
|Number of Pages:||24|
|Series Name:||Technical Note|
|Keywords:||SAR, Mission, Ice, Glacier, Ka-band, Cryosphere, Formation Flight, Digital Beamforming, SFS|
|Institution:||Institut für Hochfrequenztechnik und Radarsysteme|
|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 SAR-Expert-Support-Lab (old)|
|Institutes and Institutions:||Microwaves and Radar Institute > Radar Concepts|
|Deposited By:||Dr.rer.nat. Thomas Börner|
|Deposited On:||06 Dec 2011 14:06|
|Last Modified:||06 Dec 2011 14:06|
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