High resolution boreal forest LAI maps using dual polarization SAR images


A method for a leaf area index (LAI) map retrieval based on VV/HH polarization SAR images is presented for boreal forest. LAI estimation is carried out by non-local averaging and a previously derived relationship between LAI and the VV/HH backscattering ratio. When prior information of pixel order with respect to LAI magnitude is available, the microwave… (More)
DOI: 10.1109/IGARSS.2012.6351203


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