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TerraSAR-X and TanDEM-X Mission Status and an Outlook to the Future

Bojarski, Allan and Bachmann, Markus and Böer, Johannes and Rizzoli, Paola and Wecklich, Christopher and Zink, Manfred and Buckreuss, Stefan and Martone, Michele and Krieger, Gerhard (2019) TerraSAR-X and TanDEM-X Mission Status and an Outlook to the Future. International Radar Symposium (IRS), 2019-06-26 - 2019-06-28, Ulm, Germany.

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Abstract

TerraSAR-X and its almost identical twin satellite TanDEM-X have provided high resolution radar images and Digital Elevation Models with unprecedented accuracy for years. Between December 2010 and early 2015, radar data of all land surfaces has been acquired and as of September 2016 the final global DEM dataset has been available. Furthermore a science phase generating radar products for scientific and technology related applications, was successfully conducted. As the satellites are still in good condition and resources are plentiful their mission was extended to generate a change layer as an update of the global DEM. This paper gives a summary of the current mission status and future planning. Furthermore, an outline of the proposed future Lband mission Tandem-L is drawn.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/127365/
Document Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Title:TerraSAR-X and TanDEM-X Mission Status and an Outlook to the Future
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthors ORCID iD
Bojarski, AllanAllan.Bojarski (at) dlr.dehttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-6729-6665
Bachmann, MarkusMarkus.Bachmann (at) dlr.dehttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-6028-4303
Böer, JohannesJohannes.Boeer (at) dlr.dehttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-0992-7032
Rizzoli, PaolaPaola.Rizzoli (at) dlr.dehttps://orcid.org/0000-0001-9118-2732
Wecklich, ChristopherChristopher.Wecklich (at) dlr.dehttps://orcid.org/0000-0001-5994-3298
Zink, Manfredmanfred.zink (at) dlr.dehttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-4308-5636
Buckreuss, StefanStefan.Buckreuss (at) dlr.dehttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-8458-7931
Martone, MicheleMichele.Martone (at) dlr.dehttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-4601-6599
Krieger, GerhardGerhard.Krieger (at) dlr.dehttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-4548-0285
Date:June 2019
Refereed publication:Yes
Gold Open Access:No
In SCOPUS:No
In ISI Web of Science:No
Status:Accepted
Keywords:TerraSAR-X, TanDEM-X, Tandem-L, global DEM
Event Title:International Radar Symposium (IRS)
Event Location:Ulm, Germany
Event Type:international Conference
Event Dates:2019-06-26 - 2019-06-28
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: Bojarski, Allan
Deposited On:09 May 2019 13:59
Last Modified:09 May 2019 13:59

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