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IFSAR reductions from ERS-1,/2 tandem data
Author(s): Paul L. Poehler; Arthur W. Mansfield; George W. Rogers; Houra Rais
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Paper Abstract

Recent advantages in the areas of phase history processing, interferometric synthetic aperture radar processing algorithms, and the use of photogrammetric techniques have made it possible to extract extremely accurate DEM generation from Synthetic Aperture Radar images. Recent improvements by the authors in the phase unwrapping and interferogram conditioning steps are described which make it possible to obtain good elevation accuracy from noisy interferograms resulting from temporal decorrelation due to foliage or extreme terrain. Results are shown of data reductions from separate passes of the ERS-1,/2 Tandem System over Ft. Irwin, California, and Aschaffenburg, Germany.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 September 1998
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 3370, Algorithms for Synthetic Aperture Radar Imagery V, (15 September 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.321815
Show Author Affiliations
Paul L. Poehler, Science Applications International Corp. (United States)
Arthur W. Mansfield, Consultant to Naval Surface Warfare Ctr. (United States)
George W. Rogers, Naval Surface Warfare Ctr. (United States)
Houra Rais, Boeing Corp. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3370:
Algorithms for Synthetic Aperture Radar Imagery V
Edmund G. Zelnio, Editor(s)

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