Conference Paper

Tidal current measurement with TerraSAR-X along-track interferometry

German Aerosp. Centre (DLR) Oberpfaffenhofen, Wessling, Germany
DOI: 10.1109/IGARSS.2010.5651872 Conference: International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium 2010 (IGARSS 2010)
Source: DLR

ABSTRACT In this paper we describe new achievements of surface current measurements obtained by space-borne Along-Track Interferometry (ATI). We show how tidal currents can be mapped using the TerraSAR-X satellite and adequate dual-channel SAR data processing techniques. We present results from tidal currents at the Orkney Islands that clearly demonstrate the potential and suitability of the method.

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