Soil and Vegetation RADAR analysis

Lecturer

Nima Ahmadian

ECTS

5 ECTS

 

Aim

The participants will get familiar with the methological skills and processing chain for the analysis of polarimetric synthetic aperture radar (PolSAR) and Polarimetric SAR Interferometry (PolInSAR) data.

 

Content

The module encompasses the following practical topics:

  • Processing of sentinel-1 radar SLC and GRD data for retrieving the biophysical parameters of different crop types and soil.
  • Processing of quad pol (full polarization) of RADARSAT2 satellite data and AIRSAR full polarimetric photogrammetric data acquired by airplane to get familiar with the decomposition concept.
  • Processing of Tandem-X bistatic mode to retrieve the forest height and biomass.

 

General Course News and Updates

MSc thesis defense by Patrick Sogno

MSc thesis defense by Patrick Sogno

On Monday, 25th of January at 10 a.m., Patrick Sogno will present his M.Sc. thesis "Earth Observation for Exposome Mapping – Proof of Concept and Case Study in Augsburg, Germany". from the abstract: "Non-communicable diseases – NCDs – (asthma, cancer, or diabetes, for...

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internship, inno lab and MSc idea

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On Monday 21st of December at 10am we will have the following presentations:   Camilo (Internship)"Forest cover change between 2000 and 2020 in El Chaco ecoregion, Paraguay" at DLR Johannes Mast (Thesis Idea):"Measuring Urban Polycentricity using Remote Sensing"...

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MSc defense by Aiga Taghavi

MSc defense by Aiga Taghavi

Aida Taghavi will present her M.Sc. thesis "Potentials of Cosmic-Ray Neutron Probes for Assessing and Mapping SAR-based Soil Moisture in a Mediterranean agro-forestry ecosystem" on Dec. 15th at 1pm. From her abstract: "Accurate near-surface soil moisture (~ 5cm,...

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MSc defense by Pawel Kluter

MSc defense by Pawel Kluter

Pawel Kluter will present his M.Sc. thesis on Friday 30th of Oct. at 10 am with the title "Deep Learning Approach to Ship Detection and Classification Using Synthetic Aperture Radar Data". From his abstract: "With over 92,000 large commercial vessels at sea,...

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