Special Issue "Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) Techniques and Applications"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 June 2019
Dr. Fabio Bovenga
Research National Council of Italy - IREA, Via Amendola, 122/d, 70126 Bari, Italy
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Interests: advanced processing techniques for Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) imaging and SAR interferometry, and the application of multi-temporal/multi-frequencies analysis to ground monitoring
Synthetic Aperture RADAR (SAR) became a well-established and powerful remote sensing technology used worldwide for several applications thanks to the possibility of sensing the Earth surface at night and day and in any weather condition. Recent advances have dramatically raised on SAR monitoring potential by improving spatial resolution, revisit time, swath width, polarimetric capability. Moreover, the present and forthcoming space-borne missions allow SAR imaging at different bands and acquisition modes (e.g. spotlight, wide swath, bistatic, multistatic, geosynchronous). All these advances stimulated the investigation of new processing algorithms, products, and applications able to fully exploit new sensor capabilities (e.g. wide spectral band, short revisit time, multi-angle view), and the large SAR data archive.
Based on this, papers are requested, dealing with the following research issues concerning both algorithm developments and applicative examples:
- Innovative SAR sensors, concepts, and acquisition modes;
- innovative SAR products;
- SAR signal modeling, simulation, and processing;
- SAR imaging from Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV), ground based sensors, and geosynchronous platforms;
- advances in SAR polarimetry, SAR across/along track interferometry, and SAR tomography;
- new opportunities for SAR applications to land, sea, and natural disasters.
Dr. Fabio Bovenga
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- New SAR sensors / concepts
- New SAR acquisition modes
- New SAR products
- SAR image processing
- SAR signal modeling and simulation
- SAR imaging from Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV)
- Ground based SAR
- Geosynchronous SAR
- SAR polarimetry
- Across / along track SAR interferometry
- SAR tomography
- SAR for land applications
- SAR for sea applications
- SAR for natural disasters