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Type: Journal article
Title: Polarimetric Applications of A Broadband Ground-based SAR System to Tree Monitoring
Author: Zhou, Zheng-Shu
Hamasaki, Tadashi
Sato, Motoyuki
Citation: IEIC Technical Report (Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers), 2003; 103(265):1-6
Publisher: Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers
Issue Date: 2003
ISSN: 0913-5685
School/Discipline: School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
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Z-S Zhou, T. Hamasaki and M. Sato
Abstract: SAR is a well-known technique for airborne or space-borne remote sensing. It can usefully be exploited in a ground-based radar imaging system. We developed a broadband ground-based polarimetric SAR system for environmental studies. Using the ground-based polarimetric SAR system, we carried out measurements for three different trees in spring, summer and autumn, and for a cherry tree during buds, blooming flowers and flourishing leaves periods, respectively. This system provides valuable information about the scatterers, and the different scattering features of the trees during the different conditions can be detected by the polarimetric measurement. Different scatterers have different frequency dependence. The results of polarimetric analysis are presented in this report, which are consistent with the ground truth.
Rights: © Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers
RMID: 0020076565
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