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Quality of the TanDEM-X DEM

Zink, Manfred and Bachmann, Markus and Fritz, Thomas and Rizzoli, Paola and Schulze, Daniel and Wessel, Birgit (2016) Quality of the TanDEM-X DEM. CEOS SAR Workshop on Calibration and Validation (CEOS SAR CalVal), 2016-09-07 - 2016-09-09, Tokyo, Japan.

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Abstract

TanDEM-X (TerraSAR-X add-on for Digital Elevation Measurements) is an Earth observation radar mission that consists of a SAR interferometer built by two almost identical satellites flying in close formation. With a typical separation between the satellites of 120 to 500 m a global Digital Elevation Model (DEM) with 2 m relative height accuracy at 12 m posting is being generated. While the main mission phase for DEM data acquisition has been finished in 2014, the processing of the global TanDEMX DEM will be concluded mid-2016. Final DEMs are well within specifications and feature a low percentage of void areas.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/107848/
Document Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Title:Quality of the TanDEM-X DEM
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthors ORCID iD
Zink, ManfredUNSPECIFIEDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-4308-5636
Bachmann, MarkusUNSPECIFIEDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-6028-4303
Fritz, ThomasUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Rizzoli, PaolaUNSPECIFIEDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0001-9118-2732
Schulze, DanielUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Wessel, BirgitUNSPECIFIEDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-8673-2485
Date:September 2016
Refereed publication:No
Open Access:Yes
Gold Open Access:No
In SCOPUS:No
In ISI Web of Science:No
Status:Published
Keywords:TanDEM-X, bistatic SAR formation, SAR interferometry, global Digital Elevation Model (DEM)
Event Title:CEOS SAR Workshop on Calibration and Validation (CEOS SAR CalVal)
Event Location:Tokyo, Japan
Event Type:international Conference
Event Dates:2016-09-07 - 2016-09-09
Organizer:CEOS Working Group on Calibration and Validation
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 > Spaceborne SAR Systems
Deposited By: Klämke, Juliane
Deposited On:16 Nov 2016 11:01
Last Modified:31 Jul 2019 20:05

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