Conference Paper

Vegetation clutter spectral properties in VHF/UHF bistatic doppler radar

Moscow Institute of Electronic Technology
DOI: 10.1109/RADAR.2008.4783179 Conference: Radar Conference, 2008. RADAR '08. IEEE
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ABSTRACT A simple model of vegetation clutter creation mechanism is discussed for the bistatic and forward scattering Doppler radar configuration. The foliage is considered as a set of separate pendulums oscillating with different resonance frequencies. On the basis of this model, predictions of clutter spectral properties are made and compared with clutter data measured on different frequencies in the VHF and UHF bands.

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