Publications of year 2020


  1. Albert Monteith. Temporal Characteristics of Boreal Forest Radar Measurements. PhD thesis, Chalmers University of Technology, 2020. Keyword(s): SAR Tomography, BorealScat. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

Articles in journal or book chapters

  1. Simone Baffelli, Othmar Frey, and Irena Hajnsek. Geostatistical Analysis and Mitigation of the Atmospheric Phase Screens in Ku-Band Terrestrial Radar Interferometric Observations of an Alpine Glacier. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 58(11):7533-7556, November 2020. Keyword(s): Gamma Portable Radar Interferometer, GPRI, Pol-GPRI, Atmospheric modeling, Spaceborne radar, Atmospheric measurements, Radar interferometry, Delays, Phase measurement, Atmospheric modeling, atmospheric phase screen (APS), differential radar interferometry, terrestrial radar interferometry, TRI. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

  2. Angelique Benoit, Beatrice Pinel-Puyssegur, Romain Jolivet, and Cecile Lasserre. CorPhU: an algorithm based on phase closure for the correction of unwrapping errors in SAR interferometry. Geophysical Journal International, 221(3):1959-1970, 03 2020. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

  3. Victor Cazcarra-Bes, Matteo Pardini, Marivi Tello-Alonso, and K. P. Papathanassiou. Comparison of Tomographic SAR Reflectivity Reconstruction Algorithms for Forest Applications at L-band. IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., 58(1):147-164, January 2020. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, SAR Tomography, Forestry, Synthetic aperture radar, Image reconstruction, Decorrelation, Estimation, Reconstruction algorithms, Capon beamforming (CB), compressive sensing (CS), forest applications, forest structure, Fourier beamforming (FB), L-band, synthetic aperture radar (SAR), tomography, airborne SAR. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

  4. M. Dalaison and R. Jolivet. A Kalman Filter Time Series Analysis Method for InSAR. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 125(7):e2019JB019150, 2020. Note: E2019JB019150 10.1029/2019JB019150. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

  5. 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]

  6. Y. Huang, F. Liu, Z. Chen, J. Li, and W. Hong. An Improved Map-Drift Algorithm for Unmanned Aerial Vehicle SAR Imaging. IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, pp 1-5, 2020. Keyword(s): Synthetic aperture radar, Unmanned aerial vehicles, Apertures, Azimuth, Trajectory, Electronics packaging, Doppler effect, Map-drift algorithm (MDA), motion compensation (MOCO), random sample consensus (RANSAC), unmanned aerial vehicle synthetic aperture radar (UAV SAR) imaging.. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

  7. 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]

  8. Jorge Jorge Ruiz, Risto Vehmas, Juha Lemmetyinen, Josu Uusitalo, Janne Lahtinen, Kari Lehtinen, Anna Kontu, Kimmo Rautiainen, Riku Tarvainen, Jouni Pulliainen, and Jaan Praks. SodSAR: A Tower-Based 1-10 GHz SAR System for Snow, Soil and Vegetation Studies. Sensors, 20(22), 2020. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

  9. S. Leinss, H. Löwe, M. Proksch, and A. Kontu. Modeling the evolution of the structural anisotropy of snow. The Cryosphere, 14(1):51-75, 2020. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

  10. Dieter Luebeck, Christian Wimmer, Laila F. Moreira, Marlon Alcantara, Oré Gian, Juliana A. Gós, Luciano P. Oliveira, Bárbara Teruel, Leonardo S. Bins, Lucas H. Gabrielli, and Hugo E. Hernandez-Figueroa. Drone-borne Differential SAR Interferometry. Remote Sensing, 12(5), 2020. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

  11. J. Matar, M. Rodriguez-Cassola, G. Krieger, P. L�pez-Dekker, and A. Moreira. MEO SAR: System Concepts and Analysis. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 58(2):1313-1324, February 2020. Keyword(s): geophysical equipment, radar imaging, remote sensing by radar, spaceborne radar, synthetic aperture radar, MEO-SAR systems, Earth observation, microwave remote sensing instruments, moderate resolution images, low Earth orbits, MEO satellites, medium-Earth-orbit SAR systems, meter-scale resolutions, kilometer-scale resolutions, typical imaging capabilities, Orbits, Sensitivity, Synthetic aperture radar, Antennas, Spatial resolution, Low earth orbit satellites, Coverage, medium-Earth-orbit (MEO) synthetic aperture radar (SAR), orbits, SAR, space radiation, system performance. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

  12. Gian Ore, Marlon S. Alcantara, Juliana A. Goes, Luciano P. Oliveira, Jhonnatan Yepes, Barbara Teruel, Valquiria Castro, Leonardo S. Bins, Felicio Castro, Dieter Luebeck, Laila F. Moreira, Lucas H. Gabrielli, and Hugo E. Hernandez-Figueroa. Crop Growth Monitoring with Drone-Borne DInSAR. Remote Sensing, 12(4), 2020. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, Interferometry, SAR Interferometry, UAV, Drone, Hexacopter, DJI, DJI-S900, Synthetic aperture radar (SAR), SAR interferometry, mobile mapping, UAV, airborne SAR, repeat-pass interferometry, differential interferometry, DInSAR, SAR imaging, focusing, back-projection, Time-Domain Back-Projection, TDBP,. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

  13. C. Rambour, A. Budillon, A. C. Johnsy, L. Denis, F. Tupin, and G. Schirinzi. From Interferometric to Tomographic SAR: A Review of Synthetic Aperture Radar Tomography-Processing Techniques for Scatterer Unmixing in Urban Areas. IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Magazine, 8(2):6-29, June 2020. Keyword(s): geophysical techniques, radar imaging, radar interferometry, remote sensing by radar, spaceborne radar, synthetic aperture radar, tomography, tomographic SAR, synthetic aperture radar tomography-processing techniques, scatterer unmixing, urban areas, cross-track synthetic aperture radar interferometry, phase shifts, interferometric processing, scatterer distribution, multiple scatterers, line of sight, resolution cell, Radar tracking, Three-dimensional displays, Synthetic aperture radar, Radar antennas, Tomography, Urban areas. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

  14. M. Schartel, R. Burr, W. Mayer, and C. Waldschmidt. Airborne Tripwire Detection Using a Synthetic Aperture Radar. IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, 17(2):262-266, February 2020. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, UAV, FMCW, Chirp, Synthetic aperture radar, Radar imaging, Wires, Antennas, Radar cross-sections, Antipersonnel (AP) mine, frequency-modulated continuous-wave (FMCW) radar, multicopter, synthetic aperture radar (SAR), tripwire, unmanned aerial system (UAS), Time-Domain Back-Projection, TDBP. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

  15. Endrit Shehaj, Karina Wilgan, Othmar Frey, and Alain Geiger. A Collocation Framework to Retrieve Tropospheric Delays from a Combination of GNSS and InSAR. Navigation, 67(4):823-842, 2020. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, InSAR, SAR Interferometry, Persistent Scatterer Interferometry, PSI, GNSS, GPS Troposphere, Collocation, Retrieval of Tropospheric Delays, Combination of GNSS and InSAR. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

  16. 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]

  17. F. Sica, G. Gobbi, Paola Rizzoli, and Lorrenzo Bruzzone. arphi-Net: Deep Residual Learning for InSAR Parameters Estimation. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, pp 1-25, 2020. Keyword(s): Estimation, Synthetic aperture radar, Coherence, Noise reduction, Convolution, Measurement, Wavelet transforms, Coherence, convolutional neural network (CNN), deep learning (DL), denoising, interferometric phase, residual learning, synthetic aperture radar (SAR) interferometry.. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

  18. Ladina Steiner, Michael Meindl, Christoph Marty, and Alain Geiger. Impact of GPS Processing on the Estimation of Snow Water Equivalent Using Refracted GPS Signals. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 58(1):123-135, January 2020. Keyword(s): Global Positioning System, remote sensing, snow, Swiss Alps, GPS processing parameters, SWE estimation performance, elevation-dependent weighting scheme, elevation cutoff angles, sub-snow GPS, temporal reliability, systematic overview, seasons time period, GPS refractometry, sub-snow global positioning system antennas, snowpack modeling, remote sensing data, snow hydrological monitoring, weather conditions, continuous SWE quantification, automated SWE quantification, situ snow water equivalent estimation, global navigation satellite system antennas, refracted GPS signals, daily estimates, hourly SWE estimation, Global Positioning System, Snow, Estimation, Global navigation satellite system, Antennas, Satellites, Delays, Global navigation satellite system (GNSS), global positioning system (GPS), GPS refractometry, snow, snow water equivalent (SWE), sub-snow. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

  19. Benjamin Thomas, Alan Hunter, and Samantha Dugelay. Phase Wrap Error Correction by Random Sample Consensus With Application to Synthetic Aperture Sonar Micronavigation. IEEE Journal of Oceanic Engineering, pp 1-15, 2020. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, Time-Domain Back-Projection, TDBP, Delay effects, Synthetic aperture sonar, SAS, Estimation, Bandwidth, Synthetic aperture radar, Robustness, Phase unwrapping, synthetic aperture radar (SAR), synthetic aperture sonar (SAS), time delay estimation. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

  20. Simona Verde, Antonio Pauciullo, Diego Reale, and Gianfranco Fornaro. Multiresolution Detection of Persistent Scatterers: A Performance Comparison Between Multilook GLRT and CAESAR. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, pp 1-16, 2020. Keyword(s): Monitoring, Detectors, Spatial resolution, Signal resolution, Tomography, Covariance matrices, Strain, Detection, generalized likelihood ratio test (GLRT), persistent scatterers (PS), SAR tomography.. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

  21. Yanghai Yu, Mauro Mariotti d'Alessandro, Stefano Tebaldini, and Mingsheng Liao. Signal Processing Options for High Resolution SAR Tomography of Natural Scenarios. Remote Sensing, 12(10), 2020. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

  22. Y. Zhang, D. Zhu, X. Mao, X. Yu, J. Zhang, and Y. Li. Multirotors Video Synthetic Aperture Radar: System Development and Signal Processing. IEEE Aerospace and Electronic Systems Magazine, 35(12):32-43, December 2020. Keyword(s): SAR Processing, SAR Imaging, SAR Focusing, UAV, Video SAR, Video sequences, Unmanned aerial vehicles, Trajectory, Vehicle dynamics, Synthetic aperture radar, Field programmable gate arrays, Video signal processing. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

Conference articles

  1. Othmar Frey, Charles Werner, Andrea Manconi, and Roberto Coscione. Measuring surface displacements using a novel UAV/car-borne radar interferometer: including a case study on a fast-moving landslide in Brinzauls. In Swiss Geoscience Meeting 2020: Symposium 20. Remote Sensing of the Spheres, Zurich, Switzerland, November 2020. [bibtex-entry]

  2. 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]

  3. Silvan Leinss, Shiyi Li, Philipp Bernhard, and Othmar Frey. Temporal Multi-Looking of SAR Image Series for Glacier Velocity Determination and Speckle Reduction. In EGU General Assembly 2020, volume EGU2020-3643, May 2020. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

  4. A. Manconi, R. Caduff, T. Strozzi, O. Frey, Werner. C., and U. Wegmuller. Monitoring displacements of complex landslide with broadband multiplatform radar techniques. In Swiss Geoscience Meeting 2020: Symposium 20. Remote Sensing of the Spheres, Zurich, Switzerland, 2020. [bibtex-entry]

  5. J. Mittermayer, G. Krieger, and A. Moreira. Concepts and Applications of Multi-static MirrorSAR Systems. In 2020 IEEE Radar Conference (RadarConf20), pages 1-6, Sep. 2020. Keyword(s): data acquisition, radar imaging, radar interferometry, remote sensing by radar, synthetic aperture radar, transponders, MirrorLink, radar signal, space transponder manner, transmit satellite, system complexity, data acquisition, SAR product quality, interferometric SAR application example, multistatic MirrorSAR systems, multistatic SAR acquisitions, minimal functionality, receive satellites, Spaceborne radar, Radar, Satellites, Satellite broadcasting, Synthetic aperture radar, Radar antennas, Synchronization, Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR), MirrorSAR, Multiple Baselines, Synchronization, MirrorLink. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

  6. I. Walterscheid, P. Berens, M. Caris, S. Sieger, O. Saalmann, D. Janssen, G. El-Arnauti, A. Ribalta, D. Henke, and E. M. Dominguez. First results of a joint measurement campaign with PAMIR-Ka and MIRANDA-94. In 2020 IEEE Radar Conference (RadarConf20), pages 1-6, September 2020. Keyword(s): Radar, Radar imaging, Synthetic aperture radar, Radar polarimetry, Aircraft, Bandwidth, Radar antennas, Multi-dimensional radar imaging, Synthetic Aperture Radar, SAR, Multi-look SAR, Multi-aspect SAR, Polarimetric SAR, PAMIR-Ka, MIRANDA-94. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

  7. Evan Zaugg, A. Margulis, M. Margulis, J. Bradley, A. Kozak, and J. Budge. Next-Generation Software Defined Radar: First Results. In 2020 IEEE International Radar Conference (RADAR), pages 749-754, April 2020. Keyword(s): aerospace testing, airborne radar, SlimSDR, flight testing, ARTEMIS SlimSAR, next-generation software defined radar, slim software defined 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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