ASAR calibration performance: a review after four years of operation

Conference: EUSAR 2006 - 6th European Conference on Synthetic Aperture Radar
05/16/2006 - 05/18/2006 at Dresden, Germany

Proceedings: EUSAR 2006

Pages: 4Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Rosich, B. (European Space Agency, ESA-ESRIN, Italy)
Torres, R.; Navas, I. (European Space Agency, ESA-ESTEC, The Netherlands)
Monti-Guarnieri, A. (Politecnico di Milano, Italy)
Meadows, P. J. (BAE SYSTEMS Advanced Technology Centre, UK)

This paper is focused on the implemented ASAR calibration strategy, at instrument and at ground segment level. It reviews the main difficulties encountered in the end-to-end calibration process and derives some conclusions for future missions.