Coherent Surface Clutter Suppression Techniques with Topography Estimation for Multi-Phase-Center Radar Ice Sounding

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Abstract

Radar ice sounding enables measurement of the thickness and internal structures of the large ice sheets on Earth. Surface clutter masking the signal of interest is a major obstacle in ice sounding. Algorithms for surface clutter suppression based on multi-phase-center radars are presented. These algorithms incorporate estimation of the required topographical information, thereby making the processing independent of such external data. The algorithms are applied to data collected by ESA’s POLarimetric Airborne Radar Ice Sounder (POLARIS) over Antarctica in February 2011.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of EUSAR 2012
Number of pages4
PublisherVDE Verlag
Publication date2012
Pages247-250
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-8007-3404-7
Publication statusPublished - 2012
EventEusar 2012: 9th European Conference on Synthetic Aperture Radar - Congress Center Nurenberg, Nurenberg, Germany
Duration: 23 Apr 201226 Apr 2012
Conference number: 9
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ConferenceEusar 2012
Number9
LocationCongress Center Nurenberg
CountryGermany
CityNurenberg
Period23/04/201226/04/2012
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