Crop Classification by Polarimetric SAR

Henning Skriver, Morten Thougaard Svendsen, Flemming Nielsen, Anton Thomsen

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    Abstract

    Polarimetric SAR-data of agricultural fields have been acquired by the Danish polarimetric L- and C-band SAR (EMISAR) during a number of missions at the Danish agricultural test site Foulum during 1995. The data are used to study the classification potential of polarimetric SAR data using the Wishart distributed covariance matrix. In general, the improvement of using polarimetric SAR data compared to multipolarization SAR data is larger at L-band compared to C-band. On the other hand, the variability due to natural variation and different incidence angles is larger at L-band compared to C-band
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationIEEE 1999 International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, 1999. IGARSS '99 Proceedings.
    PublisherIEEE
    Publication date1999
    Pages2333-2335
    ISBN (Print)0-7803-5207-6
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1999
    Event1999 International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium - Hamburg, Germany
    Duration: 28 Jun 19992 Jul 1999

    Conference

    Conference1999 International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium
    CountryGermany
    CityHamburg
    Period28/06/199902/07/1999

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