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TanDEM-X Performance: Impact on Acquisition Planning Optimization

Kraus, Thomas and Bachmann, Markus and Rizzoli, Paola and Bräutigam, Benjamin and Krieger, Gerhard (2012) TanDEM-X Performance: Impact on Acquisition Planning Optimization. In: Proceedings of the International Radar Symposium (IRS), pp. 371-375. International Radar Symposium (IRS), 2012-05-23 - 2012-05-25, Warsaw, Poland. ISBN 978 1 4577 1835 9.

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Abstract

The primary goal of the TanDEM-X mission is the generation of a global high-resolution digital elevation model (DEM) with single-pass SAR interferometry. In order to satisfy the mission requirements, ground areas will be mapped at least twice. For mountainous areas even more acquisitions are foreseen. The first global acquisition allows for the generation of an intermediate DEM. Moreover, it provides a global set of performance parameters, which are helpful for the optimization of the acquisition strategy for the second mapping. In this paper the interferometric performance status of the TanDEM-X mission is discussed, focusing on the relative height error. Some results of dedicated performance analysis are shown and the impact on the acquisition strategy and geometry for the second global coverage is derived.

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Title:TanDEM-X Performance: Impact on Acquisition Planning Optimization
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of Authors
Kraus, ThomasUNSPECIFIED
Bachmann, MarkusUNSPECIFIED
Rizzoli, PaolaUNSPECIFIED
Bräutigam, BenjaminUNSPECIFIED
Krieger, GerhardUNSPECIFIED
Date:24 May 2012
Journal or Publication Title:Proceedings of the International Radar Symposium (IRS)
Refereed publication:Yes
In ISI Web of Science:No
Page Range:pp. 371-375
ISBN:978 1 4577 1835 9
Status:Published
Keywords:TanDEM-X, DEM, relative height error, SAR, interferometry, height of ambiguity
Event Title:International Radar Symposium (IRS)
Event Location:Warsaw, Poland
Event Type:international Conference
Event Dates:2012-05-23 - 2012-05-25
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 > Radar Concepts
Microwaves and Radar Institute > Spaceborne SAR Systems
Deposited By: Thomas Kraus
Deposited On:05 Apr 2012 14:42
Last Modified:21 Mar 2014 15:01

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