Development and application of small spaceborne synthetic aperture radars /

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Imprint:Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1998.
Description:1 online resource (xii, 55 pages)
Subject:Synthetic aperture radar.
Remote sensing -- Equipment and supplies.
Remote sensing -- Equipment and supplies.
Synthetic aperture radar.
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Other authors / contributors:National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Earth Studies.
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Notes:Includes bibliographical references.
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Other form:Print version: Development and application of small spaceborne synthetic aperture radars. Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, ©1998
Table of Contents:
  • ""DEVELOPMENT AND APPLICATION OF SMALL SPACEBORNE SYNTHETIC APERTURE RADARS""; ""Copyright""; ""Foreword""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Contents""; ""Executive Summary""; ""SPACEBORNE SYNTHETIC APERTURE RADAR""; ""Background and Task""; ""CONCLUSION""; ""1 Introduction ""; ""OVERVIEW""; ""REQUEST FROM NASA""; ""THE SMALL SAR OPTION FOR NASA""; ""Objectives""; ""Relative Priorities""; ""2 SAR Issues ""; ""BACKGROUND AND HISTORY""; ""Interferometry""; ""Polarization""; ""TRADE-OFFS IN SYNTHETIC APERTURE RADAR""; ""Impacts of Various Parameters""; ""Wavelength""; ""Range Resolution""
  • ""Polarization""""Swath Width""; ""Azimuth Scanâ€?The Spotlight Mode""; ""Hardware Validation""; ""SMALL SAR MISSION ENHANCEMENTS""; ""Multifrequency Capabilities""; ""Temporal Decorrelation""; ""Data Fusion""; ""Multifrequency SAR Data Only""; ""Land-Cover Classification""; ""Biophysical Attributes""; ""Summary""; ""3 Validation Research ""; ""VEGETATED SURFACES (FORESTS, RANGELAND, AND AGRICULTURE)""; ""ICE SHEETS AND GLACIERS""; ""OCEANOGRAPHY""; ""HYDROLOGY""; ""SOLID EARTH""; ""LAND USE""; ""4 Data Collection and Dissemination ""; ""5 Recommended Strategy ""; ""SIX-POINT STRATEGY""
  • ""CONCLUSION""""References""; ""APPENDIXES""; ""Appendix A Acronyms and Abbreviations ""; ""Appendix B Letter Report of April 1995 ""