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Modeling synthetic radar image from a digital terrain model
Author(s): Philippe Durand; Luan Jaupi; Dariush Ghorbanzadeh; Jean Paul Rudant
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Paper Abstract

In this paper we propose to simulate SAR radar images that can be acquired by aircraft or satellite. This corresponds to a real problematic, in fact, an airborne radar data acquisition campaign, was conducted in the south east of France. We want to estimate the geometric deformations that a digital terrain model can be subjected. By extrapolation, this construction should also allow to understand the image distortion if a plane is replaced by a satellite. This manipulation allow to judge the relevance of a space mission to quantify geological and geomorphological data. The radar wave is an electromagnetic wave, they have the advantage of overcoming atmospheric conditions since more wavelength is large is better crossing the cloud layer. Therefore imaging radar provides continuous monitoring.

Paper Details

Date Published: 4 March 2015
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 9443, Sixth International Conference on Graphic and Image Processing (ICGIP 2014), 94431Z (4 March 2015); doi: 10.1117/12.2178696
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Philippe Durand, Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers (France)
Luan Jaupi, Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers (France)
Dariush Ghorbanzadeh, Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers (France)
Jean Paul Rudant, Lab. de Physique et Mécanique des Geomatéeriaux, Univ. Marne-la-Vallée (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9443:
Sixth International Conference on Graphic and Image Processing (ICGIP 2014)
Yulin Wang; Xudong Jiang; David Zhang, Editor(s)

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