EMAC campaigns

  • Grinder-Pedersen, Jan (Project Participant)
  • Christensen, Erik Lintz (Project Manager)
  • Dall, Jørgen (Project Participant)
  • Kristensen, Steen Savstrup (Project Participant)
  • Madsen, Søren Nørvang (Project Participant)
  • Rezai, Mac (Project Participant)
  • Sørensen, Peter (Project Participant)
  • Woelders, Kim (Project Participant)
  • Theakstone, Wilf (Project Participant)
  • Guneriussen, Tore (Project Participant)
  • Hallikainen, Martti (Project Participant)
  • van de Griend, Adriaan (Project Participant)
  • Attema, Evert (Project Participant)
  • Wooding, Mike (Project Manager)

    Project Details


    EMISAR has participated in the European Multi-sensor Airborne Campaign (EMAC) organised and financed by the European Space Agency (ESA). In June 1994 and in March, May, and July 1995 EMISAR collected fully polarimetric L- and C- band data from the NOPEX site at Uppsala, Sweden and from three ice and snow sites in Norway and Finland. Additionally, on each campaign the Danish calibration site at Foulum was mapped in order to allow calibration verification.
    The processing of the EMAC'95 data was completed in 1996. By then more than 50 GB of focused and calibrated data had been delivered to ESA for dissemination to Principal Investigators in Europe. An analysis of the internal and external calibration data has proved that the EMISAR stability justifies using just a single external calibration per mission.
    In April 1997 the EMAC-94/95 Final Results Meeting was held, and the proceedings from this meeting are expected early 1998. (Related projects - see: www.dcrs.dtu.dk).
    Effective start/end date23/06/199413/04/1997

    Collaborative partners

    • Technical University of Denmark (lead)
    • NORUT Information Technology (Project partner)
    • University of Manchester (Project partner)
    • Aalto University (Project partner)
    • Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (Project partner)
    • European Space Agency - ESA (Project partner)
    • Remote Sensing Applications Consultants Ltd. (Project partner)
    • Northern Research Institute (Project partner)
    • Helsinki University of Technology (Project partner)


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