Interferometric Performance of TanDEM-X Global DEM Acquisitions
Conference: EUSAR 2012 - 9th European Conference on Synthetic Aperture Radar
04/23/2012 - 04/26/2012 at Nuremberg, Germany
Proceedings: EUSAR 2012
Pages: 4Language: englishTyp: PDFPersonal VDE Members are entitled to a 10% discount on this title
Bräutigam, Benjamin; Martone, Michele; Rizzoli, Paola; Bachmann, Markus; Krieger, Gerhard (German Aerospace Center (DLR), Microwaves and Radar Institute Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany)
TanDEM-X is the first single-pass interferometer consisting of two SAR satellites flying in close formation. The mission acquires bistatic images for generating a global DEM and providing new experimental modes. This paper describes the interferometric performance of the system focusing on key quality parameters of the global DEM data.