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L-band/P-band SAR comparison for search and rescue
Author(s): Houra Rais; Arthur W. Mansfield
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Paper Abstract

A key question in SAR-aided search is the relative utility of L-Band versus P-Band data. A study has been undertaken using target data collected by the NASA Search and Rescue Mission. Comparisons are made based on the ability to detect downed aircraft by use of several polarimetry-based automatic detection techniques developed by the NASA Search and Rescue Mission. Results obtained so far from this study are presented in the paper.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 September 1998
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 3371, Automatic Target Recognition VIII, (18 September 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.323837
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Houra Rais, Boeing Corp. (United States)
Arthur W. Mansfield, Consultant (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3371:
Automatic Target Recognition VIII
Firooz A. Sadjadi, Editor(s)

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