DSpace
 

DSpace at IIT Bombay >
IITB Publications >
Proceedings papers >

Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://dspace.library.iitb.ac.in/jspui/handle/10054/1600

Title: ERS-1 and JERS-1 SAR data analysis for soil moisture and land cover studies
Authors: RAO, YS
NARSIMHA RAO, PV
VENKATARATNAM, L
RAO, KS
Keywords: geophysical techniques
hydrological techniques
moisture measurement
radar imaging
remote sensing
soil moisture
Issue Date: 1996
Publisher: IEEE
Citation: Proceedings of the IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium 'Remote Sensing for a Sustainable Future' (V 1), Lincoln, Nebraska, USA, 27-31 May 1996, 163-165
Abstract: ERS-1 and JERS-1 SAR data acquired with one day difference were compared to each other to study the effect of frequency and incidence angle on soil moisture and various land cover features. Optical data from IRS-1 satellite were also used for comparison with microwave data. Temporal ERS-1 SAR data acquired in three months (3 scenes) were also included in the analysis. The response of ERS-1 SAR data for soil moisture is better than that of JERS-1 SAR data. Effect of roughness and vegetation on soil moisture was observed in both the SAR data sets. The temporal changes in soil moisture using three ERS-1 SAR scenes were clearly seen. Classification accuracy of various land cover features are very poor in microwave data as compared to optical data.
URI: 10.1109/IGARSS.1996.516278
http://hdl.handle.net/10054/1600
http://dspace.library.iitb.ac.in/xmlui/handle/10054/1600
ISBN: 0-7803-3068-4
Appears in Collections:Proceedings papers

Files in This Item:

File Description SizeFormat
11016-1.pdf265.79 kBAdobe PDFView/Open
View Statistics

Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

 

Valid XHTML 1.0! DSpace Software Copyright © 2002-2010  Duraspace - Feedback