PAZ Mission: CALVAL Centre Activities

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: PDF

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Gómez, B.; González, M. J.; Vega, Eva; García, Marcos; Casal, Nuria; del Castillo, Javier; Cuerda, Juan M.; Alfaro, Nuria; lvarez, Victorina (National Institute of Aerospace Technology (INTA), Spain)
Braeutigam, Benjamin (Microwaves and Radar Institute, German Aerospace Center (DLR), Germany)

PAZ mission is based on a satellite SAR system. PAZ platform is a duplicate of TerraSAR-X with a new instrument front-end design that heritages the high flexibility and commanding complexity. CALVAL Centre has the following responsibilities within the PAZ mission: calibration and verification of the SAR system, instrument and data take monitoring and maintenance, experimental operation and scientific use of data. CALVAL Centre main tasks, processes and supporting functionalities are presented.