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2007 Summer Volume 4:4 Articles:

ALOS PALSAR Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar (InSAR)

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency’s (JAXA) Advanced Land Observing Satellite (ALOS) was successfully launched on January 24, 2006.

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Faraday Rotation Effects in ALOS/PALSAR Data

Since the second half of 2006, ASF has been receiving, processing, archiving, and distributing data of ALOS PALSAR, a fully-polarized L-band SAR sensor. Among other applications, PALSAR data are used for sea ice and vegetation mapping, ice-motion analysis, volcano monitoring, crustal dynamics, and polarimetric studies. These applications demand high data-quality and signal-calibration standards.

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