Vegetation profile estimates from multialtitude, multifrequency radar interferometric and polarimetric data

Robert N. Treuhaft, Beverly E. Law, Gregory P. Asner, Scott Hensley

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Abstract

Remote sensing of vegetation structure is an important component of biomass measurement and ecosystem modeling. A set of parameters describing Gaussian vegetation profiles were estimated from multialtitude, multifrequency radar interferometric and polarimetric data. This data set consists of vertical-polarization interferometry at three radar altitudes, 8 km, 4 km and 2 km at C-band (5-cm wavelength) and L-band (25 cm) and full polarimetry at C-, L- and P-(80 cm) bands. A description of the simple physical model used to estimate vegetation profile parameters is presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages126-128
Number of pages3
StatePublished - Dec 1 2000
Externally publishedYes
Event2000 Interantional Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS 2000) - Honolulu, HI, USA
Duration: Jul 24 2000Jul 28 2000

Conference

Conference2000 Interantional Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS 2000)
CityHonolulu, HI, USA
Period7/24/007/28/00

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science Applications
  • Earth and Planetary Sciences(all)

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