Independent System Calibration of Sentinel-1B
AbstractSentinel-1B is the second of two C-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) satellites of the Sentinel-1 mission, launched in April 2016—two years after the launch of the first satellite, Sentinel-1A. In addition to the commissioning of Sentinel-1B executed by the European Space Agency (ESA), an independent system calibration was performed by the German Aerospace Center (DLR) on behalf of ESA. Based on an efficient calibration strategy and the different calibration procedures already developed and applied for Sentinel-1A, extensive measurement campaigns were executed by initializing and aligning DLR’s reference targets deployed on the ground. This paper describes the different activities performed by DLR during the Sentinel-1B commissioning phase and presents the results derived from the analysis and the evaluation of a multitude of data takes and measurements. View Full-Text
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Schwerdt, M.; Schmidt, K.; Tous Ramon, N.; Klenk, P.; Yague-Martinez, N.; Prats-Iraola, P.; Zink, M.; Geudtner, D. Independent System Calibration of Sentinel-1B. Remote Sens. 2017, 9, 511.
Schwerdt M, Schmidt K, Tous Ramon N, Klenk P, Yague-Martinez N, Prats-Iraola P, Zink M, Geudtner D. Independent System Calibration of Sentinel-1B. Remote Sensing. 2017; 9(6):511.Chicago/Turabian Style
Schwerdt, Marco; Schmidt, Kersten; Tous Ramon, Núria; Klenk, Patrick; Yague-Martinez, Nestor; Prats-Iraola, Pau; Zink, Manfred; Geudtner, Dirk. 2017. "Independent System Calibration of Sentinel-1B." Remote Sens. 9, no. 6: 511.
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