Publications about 'UAVs'


  1. Craig L. Stringham. Developments in LFM-CW SAR for UAV Operation. PhD thesis, 2014. Keyword(s): SAR Proceessing, radar, SAR, UAV, GPU, Autofocus, SAR Autofocus, Backprojection, Time-Domain Back-Projection, Back-Projection, TDBP, fast-factorized back-projection, FFBP, LFM-CW, FMCW, MoComp, Motion Compensation, CSA, ECS, Chirp Scaling, Extended Chirp Scaling, FSA, Frequency Scaling Algorithm, Range-Doppler Algorithm, RDA, synthetic aperture radar, Brigham Young University, muSAR system, LFM-CW signal model, SAR image quality, aircraft, atmospheric turbulence, high-resolution synthetic aperture radar systems, linear frequency-modulated continuous-wave signal, motion compensation, motion correction algorithms, unmanned aerial vehicle, Airborne SAR, geophysical techniques. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

  2. Adriano Meta. Signal Processing of FMCW Synthetic Aperture Radar Data. PhD thesis, TU Delft, 2006. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, FMCW, Frequency Modulated Continuous Wave, LFM-CW, SAR, Synthetic Aperture Radar, FMCW SAR, Airborne SAR, Focusing. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

Articles in journal or book chapters

  1. Xie Hu, Roland Burgmann, Eric J. Fielding, and Hyongki Lee. Internal kinematics of the Slumgullion landslide (USA) from high-resolution UAVSAR InSAR data. Remote Sensing of Environment, 251:112057, 2020. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, Slumgullion landslide, Kinematic boundaries, Geomorphologic features, UAVSAR, InSAR, DInSAR, Airborne SAR, L-band, Surface Displacements, Deformation. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

  2. P. Hügler, T. Grebner, C. Knill, and C. Waldschmidt. UAV-Borne 2-D and 3-D Radar-Based Grid Mapping. IEEE Geosci. Remote Sens. Lett., pp 1-5, 2020. Keyword(s): Frequency-modulated continuous-wave radar, multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) radar, occupancy grid map (OGM), unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV).. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

  3. G. H. X. Shiroma and M. Lavalle. Digital Terrain, Surface, and Canopy Height Models From InSAR Backscatter-Height Histograms. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 58(6):3754-3777, June 2020. Keyword(s): backscatter, forestry, optical radar, radar imaging, radar interferometry, radar polarimetry, remote sensing by radar, synthetic aperture radar, vegetation, vegetation mapping, digital terrain, canopy height models, InSAR backscatter-height histogram, interferometric synthetic aperture radar backscatter-height histograms, single-look backscatter measurements, InSAR phase height, InSAR histogram, LiDAR waveforms, ground topography, full-polarimetric L-band uninhabited aerial vehicle synthetic aperture radar data, forest height, Histograms, Laser radar, Forestry, Vegetation mapping, Backscatter, Synthetic aperture radar, Digital elevation models (DEMs), forest height, interferometry, L-band, polarimetric synthetic aperture radar (SAR) interferometry (PolInSAR), polarimetry, SAR. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

  4. Ibrahim El Moussawi, Dinh Ho Tong Minh, Nicolas Baghdadi, Chadi Abdallah, Jalal Jomaah, Olivier Strauss, Marco Lavalle, and Yen-Nhi Ngo. Monitoring Tropical Forest Structure Using SAR Tomography at L- and P-Band. Remote Sensing, 11(16), 2019. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

  5. P. Hügler, F. Roos, M. Schartel, M. Geiger, and C. Waldschmidt. Radar Taking Off: New Capabilities for UAVs. IEEE Microwave Magazine, 19(7):43-53, November 2018. Keyword(s): accelerometers, aircraft control, autonomous aerial vehicles, collision avoidance, gyroscopes, mobile robots, robot vision, satellite navigation, sensor fusion, SLAM (robots), stability, stereo image processing, UAVs, waypoint flights, autopilot mode, stabilization, localization, IMUs, accelerometers-barometric sensors, Global Navigation Satellite System, collision avoidance, vision-based sensors, monocular vision, stereo vision, radar sensors, multichannel radar, unmanned aerial vehicles, inertial measurement units, gyroscopes, flying sensor platforms, Radar imaging, Radar measurements, Radar antennas, Collision avoidance, Radar detection, Transmitters. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

  6. M. Lort, A. Aguasca, C. Lopez-Martinez, and T. M. Marin. Initial Evaluation of SAR Capabilities in UAV Multicopter Platforms. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 11(1):127-140, January 2018. Keyword(s): airborne radar, geophysical image processing, object detection, radar polarimetry, remote sensing by radar, remotely operated vehicles, synthetic aperture radar, topography (Earth), topographic mapping, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, AiR-based remote sensing, Barcelona, Spain, UAV MP, fully polarimetric SAR system, airborne systems, unmanned aerial vehicles, object detection, airborne synthetic aperture radar sensors, UAV multicopter platform, Synthetic aperture radar, Unmanned aerial vehicles, Apertures, Remote sensing, Sensor phenomena and characterization, Trajectory, Airborne synthetic aperture radar (SAR), unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) multicopter, UAV SAR. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

  7. Brent G. Delbridge, Roland Bürgmann, Eric Fielding, Scott Hensley, and William H. Schulz. Three-dimensional surface deformation derived from airborne interferometric UAVSAR: Application to the Slumgullion Landslide. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 121(5):3951-3977, 2016. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, UAVSAR, landslide, Slumgullion, InSAR, geodesy, inversion, DInSAR, Airborne DInSAR, Surface Displacement, Deformation, Airborne SAR, L-band. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

  8. Alexander G. Fore, Bruce D. Chapman, Brian P. Hawkins, Scott Hensley, Cathleen E. Jones, Thierry R. Michel, and Ronald J. Muellerschoen. UAVSAR Polarimetric Calibration. IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., 53(6):3481-3491, June 2015. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, UAVSAR, Airborne SAR, Polarimetry, Polarimetric Calibration, calibration, radar polarimetry, remote sensing by radar, synthetic aperture radar, UAVSAR polarimetric calibration, UAVSAR radar performance, airborne repeat-track SAR data, interferometric measurements, quadpolarization mode, radiometric calibration, reconfigurable polarimetric L-band SAR, residual RMS errors, root-mean-square, stable crosstalk estimates, uninhabited aerial vehicle synthetic aperture radar, Azimuth, Calibration, Crosstalk, Image resolution, Radiometry, Synthetic aperture radar, Airborne radar, polarimetric SAR, radar cross-sections, radar imaging, radar measurements, radar polarimetry, radar remote sensing, synthetic aperture radar (SAR). [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

  9. B. Minchew, C.E. Jones, and B. Holt. Polarimetric Analysis of Backscatter From the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Using L-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar. Geoscience and Remote Sensing, IEEE Transactions on, 50(10):3812-3830, October 2012. Keyword(s): AD 2010 06 23, Bragg scattering mechanism, DWH slick, Gulf of Mexico, L-band synthetic aperture radar, backscatter polarimetric analysis, coherency matrix eigenvalue, deepwater horizon, deepwater horizon oil spill, dielectric constant, entropy parameters, fully-polarimetric uninhabited aerial vehicle, ocean wave spectral components, oil slick, oil volumetric concentration, radar backscatter, sea water, slick detection method, substantial variation parameter, surface scattering analysis, synthetic aperture radar data, backscatter, eigenvalues and eigenfunctions, entropy, marine pollution, matrix algebra, ocean chemistry, ocean waves, oceanographic regions, oceanographic techniques, permittivity, radar interferometry, remote sensing by radar, seawater, synthetic aperture radar;. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

  10. Marc Simard, Scott Hensley, Marco Lavalle, Ralph Dubayah, Naiara Pinto, and Michelle Hofton. An Empirical Assessment of Temporal Decorrelation Using the Uninhabited Aerial Vehicle Synthetic Aperture Radar over Forested Landscapes. Remote Sensing, 4(4):975-986, 2012. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, Decorrelation, Temporal Decorrelation, Differential Interferometry, DInSAR, SAR Interferometry, Coherence, Airborne SAR, UAVSAR, L-Band. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

  11. Alireza Tabatabaeenejad, Mariko S. Burgin, and Mahta Moghaddam. Potential of L-Band Radar for Retrieval of Canopy and Subcanopy Parameters of Boreal Forests. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 50(6):2150-2160, June 2012. Keyword(s): calibration, data analysis, forestry, remote sensing by radar, simulated annealing, soil, vegetation mapping, AD 2010 06, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, L-band radar, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, SMAP mission, Uninhabited Aerial Vehicle Synthetic Aperture Radar, absolute retrieval error analysis, calibration method, canopy parameter retrieval, central Canada boreal forests, discrete scatterer radar model, forest structure, forward scattering model, global optimization scheme, inversion method, old black spruce site, old jack pine forests, optimization algorithm, optimization problem, relative retrieval error, scattering mechanisms, simulated annealing, soil moisture information, subcanopy parameter retrieval, surface soil moisture retrieval, synthetic data, vegetation parameters, young jack pine forests, Backscatter, Dielectric constant, L-band, Radar, Scattering, Soil moisture, Vegetation mapping, Allometric relationships, Canadian Experiment for Soil Moisture in 2010 (CanEx-SM10), L-band radar, Soil Moisture Active and Passive (SMAP), boreal forest, canopy, inverse problem, microwave scattering. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

  12. Evan C. Zaugg and David G. Long. Theory and Application of Motion Compensation for LFM-CW SAR. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 46(10):2990-2998, Oct. 2008. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, LFM-CW, LFM-CW SAR, FMCW, MoComp, motion compensation, CSA, ECS, Chirp Scaling, Extended Chirp Scaling, FSA, Frequency Scaling Algorithm, Range-Doppler Algorithm, synthetic aperture radar, Brigham Young University, muSAR system, LFM-CW signal model, SAR image quality, aircraft, atmospheric turbulence, high-resolution synthetic aperture radar systems, linear frequency-modulated continuous-wave signal, motion compensation, motion correction algorithms, unmanned aerial vehicle, Airborne SAR, geophysical techniques. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

Conference articles

  1. Othmar Frey, Charles Werner, Andrea Manconi, and Roberto Coscione. Mobile Mapping of Surface Displacements Using a Novel Compact UAV-Borne / Car-Borne InSAR System. In American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting 2020, 2020. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

  2. Daniel Henke, Max Frioud, Julian Fagir, Sebastien Guillaume, Michael Meindl, Alain Geiger, S. Sieger, D. Janssen, F. Kloppel, M. Caris, S. Stanko, M. Renker, and Peter Wellig. Miranda35 Experiments in Preparation for Small UAV-Based SAR. In Proc. IEEE Int. Geosci. Remote Sens. Symp., pages 8542-8545, July 2019. Keyword(s): airborne radar, autonomous aerial vehicles, CW radar, FM radar, Global Positioning System, image motion analysis, radar imaging, radar receivers, synthetic aperture radar, units (measurement), frequency-modulated continuous-wave synthetic aperture radar, energy efficiency, navigation data, inertial measurement unit, IMU, SAR image quality, airborne platform, SAR autofocus, small UAV-based SAR systems, FMCW SAR, Miranda35 experiments, moving baseline differential GPS, optical structure-from-motion-based localization, FHR FMCW MIRANDA35 sensor, Synthetic aperture radar, Global Positioning System, Radar polarimetry, Cameras, Optical sensors, SAR autofocus, navigation, synthetic aperture radar, small UAV. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

  3. H. Essen, S. Stanko, R. Sommer, W. Johannes, A. Wahlen, J. Wilcke, and S. Hantscher. Millimetre wave SAR for UAV operation. In Proc. Asia-Pacific Microwave Conference, pages 963-966, December 2011. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, W-Band, SUMATRA, Airborne SAR, UAV, Fraunhofer, CW radar, FM radar, Global Positioning System, airborne radar, autonomous aerial vehicles, high electron mobility transistors, millimetre wave amplifiers, millimetre wave field effect transistors, millimetre wave radar, synthetic aperture radar, Fraunhofer spin-off, UAV operation, W-band, advanced front-end technique, environmental monitoring, frequency 94 GHz, highly miniaturized FM-CW radar, low noise HEMT amplifiers, military reconnaissance, millimetre wave SAR system, millimetre wave technology, miniaturized radars, off-the-shelf GPS, sensor package, small airborne sensing aircraft, synthetic aperture radar, transmission equipment, Aircraft, Bandwidth, Chirp, Radar imaging, Sensors, Synthetic aperture radar, FM-CW waveform, UAV, millimetre waves, synthetic aperture radar. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

  4. Stephan Stanko, Winfried Johannes, Rainer Sommer, Alfred Wahlen, Jörn. Wilcke, Helmut Essen, Axel Tessmann, and Ingmar Kallfass. SAR with MIRANDA - millimeterwave radar using analog and new digital approach. In Proc. European Radar Conference, pages 214-217, October 2011. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, FMCW, Frequency-Modulated Continuous-Wave, Ka-Band, W-Band, Airborne SAR, millimetre wave radar, radar imaging, synthetic aperture radar, IMU, MIRANDA, SAR, SAR-processing, UAV, analog approach, digital approach, frequency generation module, image scenes, inertial measurement unit, microlight, millimeterwave radar, synthetic aperture radar system, unmanned aerial vehicles, Chirp, Radar antennas, Radar imaging, Radar measurements, Synthetic aperture radar, Wavelength measurement. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

  5. Scott Hensley, T. Michel, M. Simard, C. Jones, R. Muellerschoen, C. Le, H. Zebker, and B. Chapman. Residual motion estimation for UAVSAR: Implications of an electronically scanned array. In 2009 IEEE Radar Conference, pages 1-5, May 2009. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, Global Positioning System, antenna arrays, motion estimation, radar interferometry, synthetic aperture radar, UAVSAR, along-track offsets, electronically scanned antenna array, repeat pass radar interferometry, residual motion estimation, surface deformation, Antenna measurements, Azimuth, Data engineering, Earth, Geophysical measurements, Instruments, L-band, Motion estimation, Radar interferometry, Solids. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

  6. S. Hensley, H. Zebker, C. Jones, T. Michel, R. Muellerschoen, and B. Chapman. First deformation results using the NASA/JPL UAVSAR instrument. In Proc. Asian-Pacific Conference on Synthetic Aperture Radar, pages 1051-1055, October 2009. Keyword(s): active antennas, radar interferometry, synthetic aperture radar, deformation results, NASA/JPL UAVSAR instrument, L-band actively electronically scanned antenna, ESTO instrument incubator program, solid earth applications, radar interferometry, Ka-band single-pass radar interferometer, NASA Gulfstream III aircraft, NASA Dryden Flight Research Center, repeat-pass radar interferometric applications, 1NU measurement data, NASA, Instruments, L-band, Antenna measurements, Testing, Aircraft, Airborne radar, Solids, Earth, Radar interferometry. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

  7. Thierry Michel and Scott Hensley. Wavenumber domain focusing of squinted SAR data with a curved orbit geometry. In Proc. 42nd Asilomar Conf. on Signals, Systems and Computers, pages 492-496, October 2008. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, omega-k, Range Migration Algorithm, Wavenumber Domain Algorithm, Curvilinear SAR, airborne SAR, SAR data, curved orbit geometry, squinted geometry, synthetic aperture radar, wavenumber domain focusing, synthetic aperture radar. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

  8. C. Neumann, G. Weiss, A. Wahlen, and T. Brehm. Ground surveillance with mmW radar for border control and camp protection applications. In Proc. European Microwave Conference, pages 700-703, October 2007. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, W-Band, Airborne SAR, UAV, Fraunhofer, military radar, search radar, terrorism, automatic detection, automatic recognition, border control, camp protection application, ground surveillance, light weight miniature sensors, millimetre wave region, mmW radar, moving hostile objects, peace enforcing missions, peacekeeping missions, portable 35-GHz radar, terrorism, Bandwidth, Costs, Meteorological radar, Protection, Radar applications, Radar clutter, Signal resolution, Snow, Surveillance, Terrorism. [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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