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Unformatted text preview: 5/05/2008 ESM 266: Active microwave remote sensing 1 ESM 266: ESM 266: Interferometry Interferometry and and laser altimetry laser altimetry 1 Jeff Dozier Landsat overlaid on topography from SRTM Landsat overlaid on topography from SRTM – Malaspina Malaspina Glacier, Alaska Glacier, Alaska http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/srtm/alaska.htm SRTM/Landsat details SRTM/Landsat details – Malaspina Glacier, Malaspina Glacier, Alaska Alaska NASA’s NASA’s Shuttle Radar Topography Mission Shuttle Radar Topography Mission • SIR-C/X-SAR flew two 10-day missions – April and October 1994 – L-band, C-band, and X-band • Instrument was then converted to an interferometer 4 – C- and X-band only – 2 nd receiving antenna added • SRTM flew a 10-day mission in February 2000 – Collected data on most of the land surface between 60 °N– 54°S – Coverage maps: globe ; projection – Data product gallery Interferometry Interferometry • Study of interference patterns from two sets of electromagnetic waves reflecting from...
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This note was uploaded on 08/06/2008 for the course ESM 266 taught by Professor Dozier during the Spring '08 term at UCSB.
- Spring '08