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Specification Documentation

Documents detailing the design phase

Radar
Radar Design Trade Off
Antenna Pattern
Antenna Pattern Excel Sheet

InSAR Concept
InSAR parameters trade study

Radar Parameters
Radar electronics design

P-3 Antennas
Photo

Geophysical requirements
Dimensions of subglacial water bodies
Thickness accuracy

GISMO Antenna Design Report for April 07 Experiment
Antenna Report from KU

GISMO Processing Diagram
GISMO Processing Diagram


GISMO Project Documents and Meeting Charts

Public Access Documents. Team documents available only with prior approval

2005 Documents
GISMO Response to NRC Decadal Survey RFI
GISMO Meeting Agenda Sept 2005
GISMO Science Requirements
GISMO QUAD Chart

GISMO Team Meeting, Sept. 2005, Algonquin State Park
Final Agenda
Science Requirements (Jezek)
KU Radar (Gogineni)
GISMO Concept (Rodriguez)
Simulations (Wu)
Subglacial Topography (Tulaczyk)
GISMO DEM (Jezek)
Ionospheric Effects (Freeman)
Project Links (Jezek)
ESTO Reporting Requirements (Jezek)
Aircraft Options Summary

2006 Documents and Packages

February 2006 Airborne Experiment Meeting WFF
Vu-graph package
Meeting summary

May 2006 Team Meeting, Vexcel Corp
Agenda, Summary, Plans
Radar status
Airborne Simulations
May 06 Field Study Summary
Surface based SAR summary
Cards Data format
Scattering models

Planning meeting for April 07—WFF October 06
Overview—Jezek
Review of May 06 Radar—Gogineni
Review of May 06 Navigation– Sonntag
Lessons Learned
Radar for 07—Gogineni
Flight Organization—Valiant

2007 Documents and Packages

GISMO Team Meeting JPL, January 31, 2007
1100 PARCA Presentation (Rodriguez)
Progress to date
1300 Status and Summary of Mid Year Review, Budget Issues - Jezek
Planning for April 07 Experiment
1320 Science and Engineering Objectives for April 2007 (Jezek)
1330 Radar and antenna status (Gogineni)
1400 Vexcel Data processing Status, Interface and Readiness (Refraction, Motion Compensation, Calibration) (Wu)
1430 JPL Data processing status, Interface and Readiness (Refraction, Motion Compensation, Calibration) (Rodriguez)
1500 Navigation (Sonntag)
1515 Arctic 07 Planning Status and key milestones (Krabill)
1530 Proposed Flight Lines 1, 2, 3 (Fahnestock and Sonntag) and Discussion
1600 April 07 Experiment Plan and Discussion (Jezek) (see May 06 vu-graphs for sample experiment plan form)
1730 Adjourn

February 1

Algorithms
0830 Tomography Algorithm Status (Wu) (covered above)
0900 InSAR algorithm status (Rodriguez)
0930 Update on Multiaperture beam processing (Gogineni) (covered above)
1000 Plans for reducing May 2006 data to topography (Wu, Rodriguez, Forster)
1030 Break
1045 Plans for investigating ionospheric effects and corrections (Freeman)
1115 Data management issues, schedule for delivery of April 07 data, action Items (Jezek)
1200 Adjourn

June 2007 Vecxel Algorithm Meeting
Agenda
Processor Review
Summary and Action Items
Updated InSAR Equation

August 2007 Radar Readiness Review (KU)
Readiness Review (Gogineni)
Digital Systems (Ledford)
Calibration (Rodriguez)
Processor Status (Wu)
Experiment Plan (Jezek)
Thin Layer Model (Niamsuwan)

Get SAR Data

Get SAR Data

Select and download SAR data online using Vertex.

Use the ASF API for downloading SAR data via a command line.