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The UK NERC fully portable polarimetric ground-based synthetic aperture radar (GB-SAR)

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5 Author(s)
J. C. Bennett ; Centre for Earth Obs. Sci., Sheffield Univ., UK ; K. Morrison ; A. M. Race ; G. Cookmartin
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A novel, fully portable, ground-based polarimetric synthetic aperture radar (GB-SAR) is described. The system is to be used to investigate radar backscatter from soils and vegetation canopies, so providing fundamental support for the use of radar in environmental science applications. A summary of the configuration of the instrument is provided, including detail of the hardware employed in its construction. The data processing procedures are presented, together with a summary of the system operating parameters. Finally, SAR imagery is presented to demonstrate the performance of the instrument in an outdoor environment

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Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, 2000. Proceedings. IGARSS 2000. IEEE 2000 International  (Volume:5 )

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