SAR monitoring of suburban areas based on an electromagnetic scattering model
Guida, R, Iodice, A and Riccio, D (2009) SAR monitoring of suburban areas based on an electromagnetic scattering model In: International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), 2009-07-12 - 2009-07-17, Cape Town.
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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IGARSS.2009.5417721
Cylindrical-shape tanks are typical of any suburban area and often contain dangerous gases or fluids. In this paper, we suggest a way to monitor them by means of high resolution Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) images and a scattering model able to quantitatively consider how the radar signal interacts with this kind of structures and how they appear m the SAR images. Adopting the model, geometrical information as the tank height is retrieved from the SAR images m a non-conventional way that is exploiting the information content contained m the double reflection contribution to the radar cross section. Results are compared with more traditional methods and discussed.
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|Divisions:||Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences > Electronic Engineering > Surrey Space Centre|
|Deposited By:||Symplectic Elements|
|Deposited On:||13 Jul 2012 14:39|
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