A Review of Polarization Orientation Estimation from Polarimetric SAR Data

  title={A Review of Polarization Orientation Estimation from Polarimetric SAR Data},
  author={Jong-Sen Lee and Dale L. Schuler and Thomas L. Ainsworth},
In this paper, we review estimation algorithms and applications of polarization orientation angle induced by terrain slopes. We develop a unified analysis of estimation algorithms based on the circular polarization covariance matrix. The concept of reflection symmetry is used to explain the soundness of the circular polarization method, and to show problems associated with other algorithms. The effect of radar frequency, scattering media, and polarimetric calibration will also be discussed. SIR… CONTINUE READING

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