Radlab Seminar

SAR Interferometry and Applications

Leland Pierce

Tuesday, March 25, 2003
08:00am - 08:30am
1500 EECS

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About the Event

SAR Interferometry and Applications Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) is used from airplanes and from space to image the surface of the earth. This ends up producing an image of reflected amplitude and phase. If we image from 2 different locations we can get 2 images from which we can compute the heights of surface features, similar to the stereo vision provided by our two eyes. I will introduce this sensing methodology, and then give some examples of how we are using it to estimate forest parameters.


Bio: Leland has been at the University since coming here as a freshman in 1978. He received his PhD from the Radlab in 1991, and has been working as a research scientist in the area of SAR image processing ever since.

Additional Information

Contact: EECS Radiation Laboratory

Phone: 936-1340


Sponsor(s): EECS Radiation Laboratory

Open to: Public