Assessment of Operational Microsatellite Based SAR for Earth Observation Applications

Oleg Antropov, Jaan Praks, Miska Kauppinen, Pekka Laurila, Vladimir Ignatenko, Rafal Modrzewski

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Abstract

Space assets have become more affordable due to miniaturization of sensor and satellite platform technology, which allows significant reduction of launch and development costs. The first wave of new, radically smaller EO (Earth Observation) satellites were produced to enable real-time imaging with optical instruments; however, microwave remote sensing has been following the same development. Imaging radar data can be acquired in nearly all weather, day and seasonal conditions, and thus can be more effective particularly over northern and polar regions, as well as geographical areas suffering from frequent cloud coverage.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2018 2nd URSI Atlantic Radio Science Meeting, AT-RASC 2018
PublisherIEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers
ISBN (Electronic)978-90-82598-73-5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 24 Sep 2018
MoE publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
Event2nd URSI Atlantic Radio Science Meeting, AT-RASC 2018 - Gran Canaria, Spain
Duration: 28 May 20181 Jun 2018
Conference number: 2

Conference

Conference2nd URSI Atlantic Radio Science Meeting, AT-RASC 2018
Abbreviated titleAT-RASC 2018
CountrySpain
CityGran Canaria
Period28/05/181/06/18

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