The effect of scattering from buildings on interferometric SAR measurements

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The determination of elevation models of buildings using interferometric synthetic aperture radar (IFSAR) is an important area of active research. The focus of this paper is on some of the unique scattering mechanisms that occur with buildings and how they affect the IFSAR height measurement and the coherence. The authors will show by theory and examples that the various data products obtained from IFSAR can be used to aid in interpreting building height results. They will also present a method that they have used successfully in mapping buildings in Washington D.C.

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Bickel, D.L.; Hensley, W.H. & Yocky, D.A. June 1, 1997.

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    Publisher Info: Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (United States)
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The determination of elevation models of buildings using interferometric synthetic aperture radar (IFSAR) is an important area of active research. The focus of this paper is on some of the unique scattering mechanisms that occur with buildings and how they affect the IFSAR height measurement and the coherence. The authors will show by theory and examples that the various data products obtained from IFSAR can be used to aid in interpreting building height results. They will also present a method that they have used successfully in mapping buildings in Washington D.C.

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  • IGARSS 97: international geoscience and remote sensing symposium, Singapore (Singapore), 3-8 Aug 1997

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  • Other: DE97007460
  • Report No.: SAND--97-0026C
  • Report No.: CONF-970847--1
  • Grant Number: AC04-94AL85000
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 501511
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc696400

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Bickel, D.L.; Hensley, W.H. & Yocky, D.A. The effect of scattering from buildings on interferometric SAR measurements, article, June 1, 1997; Albuquerque, New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc696400/: accessed October 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.