Forest at Kaufbeuren, Germany

Instrument: F-SAR (C-Band)

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Forest at Kaufbeuren, Germany
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Forest in the south of the E-SAR/F-SAR calibration site at airfield Kaufbeuren, Germany. This is another detail image of the historically first fully polarimetric C-band image of F-SAR. Note that there is significantly more contrast in forest data compared to X-band as carrier frequency (see Traunstein image in the gallery).

Location: Kaufbeuren, Germany
Time: 2 April 2009, 14:10-14:12 (UTC)
Instrument: F-SAR
Platform: Aircraft (Dornier Do228-212)
Wavelength: 5.65 cm (C-Band)
Polarisation: HH-HV-VV (red-green-blue)
Image Content: Radar reflectivity in three polarisations
Image Geometry: Slant range
Image Size: 2200 x 1466 (cutout from original image)
Pixel Size: 30cm x 30cm (flight direction x slant range)
Resolution: 0.60m x 0.60m, looks: 2 x 1
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Department SAR Technology (Priv.-Doz. Dr. Andreas Reigber) (http://www.dlr.de/hr/en/desktopdefault.aspx/tabid-2326/3445_read-5204/usetemplate-print/)
E-SAR – The Airborne SAR System of DLR (http://www.dlr.de/hr/en/desktopdefault.aspx/tabid-2326/3776_read-5679/usetemplate-print/)
F-SAR – The New Airborne SAR System (http://www.dlr.de/hr/en/desktopdefault.aspx/tabid-2326/3776_read-5691/usetemplate-print/)
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INDREX-II - E-SAR Campaign in Indonesia (http://www.dlr.de/hr/en/desktopdefault.aspx/tabid-2326/3776_read-5696/usetemplate-print/)
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