Calibration of linearly polarized polarimetric SAR data subject to Faraday rotation

  title={Calibration of linearly polarized polarimetric SAR data subject to Faraday rotation},
  author={Anthony Freeman},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing},
A model for linearly polarized fully polarimetric backscatter measurements is used, incorporating the effects of system noise, channel amplitude, phase imbalance, crosstalk, and Faraday rotation. A step-by-step procedure is outlined for correction (or calibration) of fully polarimetric data subject to Faraday rotation, to recover the true scattering matrix. The procedure identifies steps for crosstalk removal and correction of channel imbalances that are robust in the presence of Faraday… CONTINUE READING
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