09-Interferometry - Landsat overlaid on topography from...

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5/05/2008 ESM 266: Active microwave remote sensing 1 ESM 266: ESM 266: Interferometry Interferometry and and laser altimetry 1 Jeff Dozier 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 NASA’s 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 C d X b d l 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 Study of interference patterns from two sets of electromagnetic waves reflecting from surface E.g., thin film of oil on water When we measure the radar pulse we 5
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  • Spring '08
  • Digital elevation model, Shuttle Radar Topography Mission, Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment, Microwave remote sensing

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