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Human body detection in wet snowpack by an FM-CW radar

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4 Author(s)
Yamaguchi, Y. ; Dept. of Inf. Eng., Niigata Univ., Japan ; Mitsumoto, M. ; Sengoku, M. ; Abe, T.

An FM-CW radar system was applied to detect a human body buried in a very wet snowpack. This radar uses the L-band microwave frequency with a maximum output power of 100 mW, and utilizes digital signal processing techniques. Field experiments were carried out to detect and map a human body embedded at a depth of 125 cm in a natural snowpack. The radar is shown to have a potential ability to detect avalanche victims, indicating that it may become a tool for snow rescuer operations

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Geoscience and Remote Sensing, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:30 ,  Issue: 1 )

Date of Publication:

Jan 1992

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