Radar interferometry techniques for the study of ground subsidence phenomena: a review of practical issues through cases in Spain

@article{Toms2013RadarIT,
  title={Radar interferometry techniques for the study of ground subsidence phenomena: a review of practical issues through cases in Spain},
  author={Roberto Tom{\'a}s and Rosana Romero and Joaquin Mulas and Jordi Marturia and Jordi J. Mallorqu{\'i} and Juan M. Lopez-Sanchez and Gerardo Herrera and Francisco Guti{\'e}rrez and P. J. Gonz{\'a}lez and J. Alfredo Fernandez and Sergi Duque and Aline Concha-dimas and G. Cocksley and Carmen Casta{\~n}eda and Daniel Carrasco and Pablo Blanco},
  journal={Environmental Earth Sciences},
  year={2013},
  volume={71},
  pages={163-181}
}
Subsidence related to multiple natural and human-induced processes affects an increasing number of areas worldwide. Although this phenomenon may involve surface deformation with 3D displacement components, negative vertical movement, either progressive or episodic, tends to dominate. Over the last decades, differential SAR interferometry (DInSAR) has become a very useful remote sensing tool for accurately measuring the spatial and temporal evolution of surface displacements over broad areas… Expand
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