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Interpretation of the Polarimetric Co-Polarization Phase Tern in Radar Images Obtained with the JPL Airborne L-Band SAR System

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3 Author(s)
Boerner, Wolfgang M. ; Communications Laboratory, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60680 ; Bing-yuen Foo ; Eom, Hyo J.

The utilization of both polarimetric amplitude and relative phase terms of the polarization scattering matrix [S] given for each pixel, is pursued for polarimetric SAR imagery interpretation. The existing amplitude-only backscattering approaches hitherto used are extended and modified to accommodate the interpretation of information contained in the amplitude and/or phase terms. Both a vector radiative transfer model for surface versus volume scattering from rough terrain with and without vegetation canopy and a high-frequency electrical curvature model for perfectly conducting surfaces are examined to come up with theoretical models that out-perform other hitherto known approaches. The developed models agree with the excellent polarimetric SAR imagery recently obtained with the JPL CV-990 dual-polarization L-band (1.225 GHz) SAR system. Recommendations are made on how to further perfect the system for integration in the SIR-C and other future polarimetric SIR-SAR systems.

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Geoscience and Remote Sensing, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:GE-25 ,  Issue: 1 )

Date of Publication:

Jan. 1987

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