A SAR image-based tool for prompt and effective earthquake response
Guida, R and Brett, PTB (2011) A SAR image-based tool for prompt and effective earthquake response In: JURSE 2011, 2011-04-11 - 2011-04-13, Munich, Germany.
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Recently, a new concept for detection of damaged infrastructure after earthquakes has been introduced, based on analysis of double reflection lines in SAR images. This paper describes the development of a processing step for extraction of double-reflection lines, and its implementation. In particular, an unsupervised bright line detector working on the ratio of pre- and post-event single look complex SAR data is introduced, and is demonstrated using COSMO-SkyMed SAR data from the 2009 L'Aquila earthquake.
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|Uncontrolled Keywords:||remote sensing, urban areas, SAR, synthetic aperture radar, earthquake, change detection|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences > Electronic Engineering > Surrey Space Centre|
|Deposited By:||Symplectic Elements|
|Deposited On:||23 Aug 2012 15:25|
|Last Modified:||02 Jun 2013 02:33|
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