Lidar/InSAR Synergism for Earth Science Applications

Konferenz: EUSAR 2008 - 7th European Conference on Synthetic Aperture Radar
02.06.2008 - 05.06.2008 in Friedrichshafen, Germany

Tagungsband: EUSAR 2008

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Farr, Tom G.; Rignot, Eric; Saatchi, Sassan; Simard, Marc; Treuhaft, Robert (Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California)

Plans being discussed for the Deformation, Ecosystem Structure, and Dynamics of Ice mission (Desdyni; mission, one of NASA’s first missions in response to the Decadal Survey of the US National Academy of Sciences, call for the integration of both a Lidar and an InSAR capability. Together, these instruments would satisfy the objectives of researchers studying vegetation structure and density (biomass), changes in ice, and deformation of the Earth’s surface.