Decorrelation in interferometric radar echoes

@article{Zebker1992DecorrelationII,
  title={Decorrelation in interferometric radar echoes},
  author={Howard A. Zebker and John D. Villasenor},
  journal={IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote. Sens.},
  year={1992},
  volume={30},
  pages={950-959}
}
  • H. ZebkerJ. Villasenor
  • Published 1 September 1992
  • Environmental Science, Mathematics
  • IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote. Sens.
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