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Publications about 'backscattering coefficient'

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  1. Shaun Quegan and M.R. Lomas. The Interaction Between Faraday Rotation and System Effects in Synthetic Aperture Radar Measurements of Backscatter and Biomass. Geoscience and Remote Sensing, IEEE Transactions on, 53(8):4299-4312, August 2015. Keyword(s): Faraday effect, backscatter, geophysical techniques, synthetic aperture radar, European space agency BIOMASS mission, P-band radar, backscatter synthetic aperture radar measurement, biomass estimation error, biomass synthetic aperture radar measurement, channel imbalance deviation magnitude, distortion term amplitude, distortion term phase, faraday rotation, first-order analysis, long-wavelength space-based radar, polarimetric backscattering coefficient, polarimetric scattering matrix measurement, power-law relation, signal-to-noise ratio, stringent condition, system distortion, Backscatter, Biomass, Crosstalk, Distortion measurement, Faraday effect, Noise, Scattering, Biomass, Faraday rotation, calibration, long-wavelength radar, polarimetric measurements, system distortion. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  2. Alireza Tabatabaeenejad, Mariko S. Burgin, X. Duan, and Mahta Moghaddam. P-Band Radar Retrieval of Subsurface Soil Moisture Profile as a Second-Order Polynomial: First AirMOSS Results. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 53(2):645-658, February 2015. Keyword(s): hydrological techniques, remote sensing by radar, vegetation, AD 2012 09, AD 2012 10, AirMOSS mission flights, AirMOSS results, Airborne Microwave Observatory of Sub- canopy and Subsurface, Arizona, P-band radar data, Root Mean Squared Error, Walnut Gulch Experimental Watershed, barren terrain, discrete scattering model, radar pixel, second-order polynomial, shrubland terrain, subsurface depth function, subsurface soil moisture profile, synthetic radar data, terrain radar backscattering coefficients, vegetated terrain, Atmospheric modeling, Data models, Moisture, Polynomials, Radar, Soil moisture, Airborne Microwave Observatory of Subcanopy and Subsurface (AirMOSS), discrete scattering model, quadratic function, radar, remote sensing, second-order polynomial, simulated annealing, soil moisture profile. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  3. Uday K. Khankhoje, Mariko S. Burgin, and Mahta Moghaddam. On the Accuracy of Averaging Radar Backscattering Coefficients for Bare Soils Using the Finite-Element Method. IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, 11(8):1345-1349, August 2014. Keyword(s): finite element analysis, geophysical techniques, remote sensing by radar, soil, surface roughness, 2-D finite-element method, Gaussian correlated surfaces, Gaussian correlated surfaces possessing behavior, Gaussian type, assumption validity, average coefficients, averaging assumption, averaging radar backscattering coefficient accuracy, backscatter averaging assumption breaks, backscatter averaging assumption validity conditions, bare rough surface assumption validity, bare soils, constitutive homogeneous pixels, ensemble averaged true coefficient computation, exponential type, exponentially correlated surfaces, heterogeneity impact quantification, heterogeneity source, heterogeneous moisture pixels, heterogeneous pixels, heterogeneous roughness pixels, heterogeneous soil moisture, heterogeneous soil roughness, high-contrast pixels, higher cross-pixel coherent interactions, longest correlation lengths, soil moisture, soil surface roughness, surface correlation type, surface variety computed averages, Backscatter, Correlation, Radar, Rough surfaces, Soil moisture, Surface roughness, Electromagnetic scattering by rough surfaces, finite-element methods (FEMs). [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  4. S. B. Kim, Mahta Moghaddam, L. Tsang, Mariko S. Burgin, X. Xu, and E. G. Njoku. Models of L-Band Radar Backscattering Coefficients Over Global Terrain for Soil Moisture Retrieval. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 52(2):1381-1396, February 2014. Keyword(s): Maxwell equations, permittivity, remote sensing by radar, soil, time series, vegetation mapping, L-band radar backscattering coefficient models, Maxwell equations, RMS height, VWC, accurate soil moisture inversion, airborne data, airborne observation, bare surface, co-pol RMS errors, corn crop, datacube errors, dielectric soil constant, distorted Born approximation framework, double-bounce reflectivity, double-bounce volume-surface interaction, empirical formulae, empirical parameters, fast soil moisture inversion, field-based radar data, global land surface, global terrain, grass fields, in situ observation, independent spaceborne phased array type L-band synthetic aperture radars, input parameters, international geosphere-biosphere programme scheme, land surface class simulation, lookup tables, major crops, mean difference range, numerical solutions, physical model outputs, real-time soil moisture inversion, rice crop, shrub, single scatterer, soil moisture active passive mission data, soil moisture retrieval, soil surface root mean square, sophisticated forward model direct inversion, soybean crop, spaceborne Aquarius scatterometer data, surface scattering, theoretical models. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  5. Mariko S. Burgin, D. Clewley, R. M. Lucas, and Mahta Moghaddam. A Generalized Radar Backscattering Model Based on Wave Theory for Multilayer Multispecies Vegetation. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 49(12):4832-4845, December 2011. Keyword(s): backscatter, radar polarimetry, remote sensing by radar, vegetation, AIRSAR data, ALOS PALSAR, Advanced Land Observing Satellite, Airborne Synthetic Aperture Radar data, Australia, NASA JPL, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Phased Arrayed L-band Synthetic Aperture Radar data, Queensland, distorted Born approximation, generalized radar backscattering model, microwave interaction, multilayer multispecies vegetation, polarimetric radar backscattering coefficients, single species discrete scatterer model, soil moisture, structurally complex vegetation, surface model, surface roughness parameterization, two layer crown trunk models, wave theory, wooded savanna sites, Backscatter, Data models, Mathematical model, Scattering, Synthetic aperture radar, Vegetation, Forest scattering, multispecies vegetation, synthetic aperture radar (SAR) backscattering, wave theory. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  6. Alexander Löw and Wolfram Mauser. Generation of geometrically and radiometrically terrain corrected SAR image products. Remote Sensing of Environment, 106(3):337-349, February 2007. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, Radiometric Calibration, Calibration, Image enhancement, Image processing, Synthetic aperture radar, Terrain mapping, SAR geocoding, Radiometric normalization. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  7. P. M. L. Drezet and S. Quegan. Environmental effects on the interferometric repeat-pass coherence of forests. IEEE_J_GRS, 44(4):825-837, April 2006. Keyword(s): backscatter, dielectric properties, forestry, radiowave interferometry, remote sensing by radar, synthetic aperture radar, vegetation mapping, C-band one-day tandem coherence measurement, SAR, dielectric backscattering coefficient, environmental effects, forest canopy coherence, interferometric repeat-pass coherence, moisture conditions, moisture fluctuations, soil moisture, soil-vegetation-atmosphere transfer model, synthetic aperature radar, vegetation, wind conditions, Backscatter, Coherence, Coupled mode analysis, Dielectric measurements, Fluctuations, Moisture measurement, Predictive models, Satellites, Soil measurements, Wind, Coherence, dielectric, dynamic, forest, multitemporal, synthetic aperature radar (SAR), vegetation. [bibtex-entry]


  8. Tazio Strozzi and Christian Matzler. Backscattering measurements of alpine snowcovers at 5.3 and 35 GHz. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 36(3):838-848, May 1998. Keyword(s): backscatter, hydrological techniques, radar cross-sections, radar polarimetry, remote sensing by radar, snow, 35 GHz, 5.3 GHz, AD 1993, AD 1994, AD 1995, AD 1996, Austria, Austrian Alp, C-band, EHF, Ka-band, SHF, Switzerland, hydrology, measurement technique, network-analyzer based scatterometer, radar backscatter, radar polarimetry, radar remote sensing, radar scattering, refrozen crust thickness, snow cover, snowcover, volumetric liquid water content, Backscatter, Frequency, Instruments, Millimeter wave measurements, Performance evaluation, Physics, Polarization, Radar measurements, Snow, Testing. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  9. H. Israelsson, L. M. H. Ulander, J. L. H. Askne, J. E. S. Fransson, P.-O. Frölind, A. Gustavsson, and H. Hellsten. Retrieval of forest stem volume using VHF SAR. IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., 35(1):36-40, January 1997. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, Forest, Forest parameters, biomass, 28 to 60 MHz, CARABAS, HF radar, Oland, SAR, Sweden, VHF radar, airborne radar, backscattering coefficient, biomass, coherent all radio band sensing, deciduous mixed forest, dense forest, discrimination, forest stem volume, forestry, geophysical measurement technique, horizontal dipole array, radar imaging, radar remote sensing, radar scattering, tree trunk, vegetation mapping, wood, airborne radar, forestry, geophysical techniques, radar cross-sections, radar imaging, remote sensing by radar, synthetic aperture radar. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  10. Tazio Strozzi, Andreas Wiesmann, and Christian Matzler. Active microwave signatures of snow covers at 5.3 and 35 GHz. Radio Science, 32(2):479-495, 1997. Keyword(s): microwave signatures, Snow, Remote Sensing of Snow, C-band, Ka-band, Electromagnetics. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  11. Shaun Quegan. A unified algorithm for phase and cross-talk calibration of polarimetric data-theory and observations. IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., 32(1):89-99, January 1994. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, Polarimetry, Polarimetric Calibration, calibration, geophysical techniques, polarimetry, remote sensing, remote sensing by radar, MAESTRO campaign, agriculture, cross-polarized backscattering coefficient, cross-talk calibration, geophysical measurement technique, land surface SAR radar imaging, linear distortion model, minimum least squares, observation, phase, polarimetry, polarisation, scattering matrix, synthetic aperture radar, theory, unified algorithm, Backscatter, Calibration, Covariance matrix, Crosstalk, Data mining, Equations, Layout, Phase distortion, Scattering, System testing. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


  12. M. C. Dobson, F. T. Ulaby, T. LeToan, A. Beaudoin, E. S. Kasischke, and N. Christensen. Dependence of radar backscatter on coniferous forest biomass. IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., 30(2):412-415, March 1992. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, Forest, Forest parameters, biomass, C-band, Duke, France, L-band, Landes, North Carolina, P-band, SAR data, United States, age, coniferous forest biomass, maritime pines, plantations, radar backscatter, remote sensing, backscatter, ecology, forestry, remote sensing by radar. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]


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Author: Othmar Frey, Earth Observation and Remote Sensing, Institute of Environmental Engineering, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology - ETH Zurich .


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