Forest Vertical Structure Estimation using Coherence Tomography

@article{Cloude2008ForestVS,
  title={Forest Vertical Structure Estimation using Coherence Tomography},
  author={Shane Cloude and Konstantinos P. Papathanassiou},
  journal={IGARSS 2008 - 2008 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium},
  year={2008},
  volume={5},
  pages={V - 275-V - 278}
}
In this paper we introduce a new algorithm for radar estimation of the vertical structure of vegetated land surfaces. The algorithm is based on a low frequency 3-D image reconstruction using polarization coherence tomography or PCT. We first summarize the technique, present a new method for selecting the optimum interferometric baseline and then apply it to airborne P and X-Band data from the DLR E-SAR system. We conclude by assessing the potential of the technique for providing improved global… CONTINUE READING

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