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Exploiting the intensity and phase characteristics of airborne SAR data over urban areas
Author(s): Andrew J. Bennett; David Blacknell
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Paper Abstract

In this paper we discuss various methods for collecting and exploiting SAR imagery of urban areas. In particular we describe techniques that utilise both intensity and phase information to provide information beyond that of the standard image product. We demonstrate techniques to produce digital elevation maps and SAR movies, using airborne radar data. Examples showing the applications and limitations of these approaches to the task of urban surveillance are presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 May 2005
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 5808, Algorithms for Synthetic Aperture Radar Imagery XII, (19 May 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.603836
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Andrew J. Bennett, Dstl--Defence Science and Technology Lab. (United Kingdom)
David Blacknell, QinetiQ Ltd. (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5808:
Algorithms for Synthetic Aperture Radar Imagery XII
Edmund G. Zelnio; Frederick D. Garber, Editor(s)

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