Airborne S-Band SAR for Forest Biophysical Retrieval in Temperate Mixed Forests of the UK

@article{Ningthoujam2016AirborneSS,
  title={Airborne S-Band SAR for Forest Biophysical Retrieval in Temperate Mixed Forests of the UK},
  author={Ramesh K. Ningthoujam and Heiko Balzter and Kevin Tansey and Keith Morrison and Sarah C. M. Johnson and France Gerard and Charles George and Yadvinder Malhi and Geoff Burbidge and Sam Doody and Nick Veck and Gary M. Llewellyn and Thomas Blythe and Pedro Rodriguez-Veiga and Sybrand van Beijma and Bernard Spies and Chloe Barnes and Marc Padilla-Parellada and James E. M. Wheeler and Valentin Louis and Tom Potter and Alexander Edwards-Smith and Jaime Polo Bermejo},
  journal={Remote Sensing},
  year={2016},
  volume={8},
  pages={609}
}
Radar backscatter from forest canopies is related to forest cover, canopy structure and aboveground biomass (AGB). The S-band frequency (3.1–3.3 GHz) lies between the longer L-band (1–2 GHz) and the shorter C-band (5–6 GHz) and has been insufficiently studied for forest applications due to limited data availability. In anticipation of the British built NovaSAR-S satellite mission, this study evaluates the benefits of polarimetric S-band SAR for forest biophysical properties. To understand the… CONTINUE READING
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