The Interaction Between Faraday Rotation and System Effects in Synthetic Aperture Radar Measurements of Backscatter and Biomass

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For long-wavelength space-based radars, such as the P-band radar on the recently selected European Space Agency BIOMASS mission, system distortions (crosstalk and channel imbalance), Faraday rotation, and system noise all combine to degrade the measurements. A first-order analysis of these effects on the measurements of the polarimetric scattering matrix is… (More)
DOI: 10.1109/TGRS.2015.2395138

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@article{Quegan2015TheIB, title={The Interaction Between Faraday Rotation and System Effects in Synthetic Aperture Radar Measurements of Backscatter and Biomass}, author={Shaun Quegan and Mark R. Lomas}, journal={IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing}, year={2015}, volume={53}, pages={4299-4312} }