Flood mapping with synthetic aperture radar

EO4GEO Lecture

Flood mapping with synthetic aperture radar 2022-01-05T12:10:18+00:00

Product Description

This presentation gives a basic overview on the use of Earth observation data from Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) systems for flood mapping. It was prepared using modified EO College resources.

Learning outcomes

  • Understand the basics of imaging radar.

  • Understand interaction bewteen Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) signal and water.

  • Apply flood mapping using SAR data.

BoK concepts

Links to concepts from the EO4GEO Body of Knowledge used in this course:

  • PP |  Physical principles
  • PS |  Platforms, sensors and digital imagery
    • PS1 |  Types of remote sensing sensors
  • TA |  Thematic and application domains
    • TA13 |  EO services and applications

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Designed and developed by: Martyna Stelmaszczuk-Górska, University of Jena.

Contributors: Clémence Dubois, Carsten Pathe

License: Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike.

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