Performance of TerraSAR-X for urban subsidence monitoring: Murcia case study

Konferenz: EUSAR 2010 - 8th European Conference on Synthetic Aperture Radar
07.06.2010 - 10.06.2010 in Aachen, Germany

Tagungsband: EUSAR 2010

Seiten: 4Sprache: EnglischTyp: PDF

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Monells, Daniel; Centolanza, Giuseppe; Mallorqui, Jordi J.; Duque, Sergi (Remote Sensing Lab.-UPC, Spain)
Tomás, Roberto; Lopez-Sanchez, Juan M.; Vicente, Fernando (Universidad de Alicante (UA), Spain)
Herrera, Gerardo; Mulas, Joaquín (Instituto Geológico y Minero (IGME), Spain)

This paper presents an analysis of the performance of TerraSAR-X for subsidence monitoring in urban areas. The city of Murcia has been selected as a test-site due to its high deformation rate and the set of extensometers deployed along the city that provide validation data. The obtained results have been compared with those obtained from ERS/ENVISAT data belonging to the same period and validated with the in-situ measurements.