Polarimetric synthetic aperture radar : principles and application / volume 25

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Bibliographic Details
Imprint:Cham, Switzerland : Springer, [2021]
Description:1 online resource (xiv, 294 pages) : illustrations (some color).
Series:Remote sensing and digital image processing, 1567-3200 ; volume 25
Remote sensing and digital image processing ; v. 25.
Subject:Polarimetric remote sensing.
Polarimetric remote sensing -- Data processing.
Remote-sensing images.
Image processing -- Digital techniques.
Image processing -- Digital techniques.
Polarimetric remote sensing.
Remote-sensing images.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/12611719
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Other authors / contributors:Hajnsek, Irena, editor.
Desnos, Yves-Louis, editor.
Notes:Includes bibliographical references.
Open access
Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed April 14, 2021).
Summary:This open access book focuses on the practical application of electromagnetic polarimetry principles in Earth remote sensing with an educational purpose. In the last decade, the operations from fully polarimetric synthetic aperture radar such as the Japanese ALOS/PalSAR, the Canadian Radarsat-2 and the German TerraSAR-X and their easy data access for scientific use have developed further the research and data applications at L,C and X band. As a consequence, the wider distribution of polarimetric data sets across the remote sensing community boosted activity and development in polarimetric SAR applications, also in view of future missions. Numerous experiments with real data from spaceborne platforms are shown, with the aim of giving an up-to-date and complete treatment of the unique benefits of fully polarimetric synthetic aperture radar data in five different domains: forest, agriculture, cryosphere, urban and oceans.
Other form:Print version: 9783030565022
Standard no.:10.1007/978-3-030-56504-6