Anke Fluhrer

Anke Fluhrer
German Aerospace Center (DLR) | DLR · Microwaves and Radar Institute

Master of Science

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A P-band SAR moisture estimation method is introduced for complex soil permittivityand penetration depth estimation using fully polarimetric P-band SAR signals. This methodcombines eigen- and model-based decomposition techniques for separation of the totalbackscattering signal into three scattering components (soil, dihedral, and volume). Theincorp...
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The vegetation optical depth (VOD) variable contains information on plant water content and biomass. It can be estimated alongside soil moisture from currently operating satellite radiometer missions, such as SMOS (ESA) and SMAP (NASA). The estimation of water fluxes, such as plant water uptake (PWU) and transpiration rate (TR), from these earth sy...
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The attenuation of microwave emissions through the canopy is quantified by the vegetation optical depth (VOD), which is related to the amount of water, the biomass and the structure of vegetation. To provide microwave-derived plant water estimates, one must account for biomass/structure contributions in order to extract the water component from the...
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A method for estimating complex soil permittivity (or moisture) and penetration depth based on SAR decomposition is presented. By combining model- and eigenbased decomposition techniques in a non-iterative way, SAR observations are separated into single scattering components (soil, vegetation). The proposed method incorporates a multilayer rough su...
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The vegetation optical depth (VOD) parameter contains information on plant water content and biomass, and can be estimated alongside soil moisture from currently operating satellite radiometer missions, such as SMOS (ESA) and SMAP (NASA). The estimation of water fluxes, such as plant water uptake (PWU) and transpiration rate (TR), from these Earth...
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With the upcoming L-band Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) satellite mission Radar Observing System for Europe L-band SAR (ROSE-L) and its integration into existing C-band satellite missions such as Sentinel-1, multi-frequency SAR observations with high temporal and spatial resolution will become available. The SARSense campaign was conducted between...
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The upcoming launch of the L-band Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) satellite mission Radar Observing System for Europe L-band SAR (ROSE-L) will enable multi-frequency SAR observations when combined with existing C-band satellite missions (e.g., Sentinel-1). Due to the different penetration depths of the SAR signals, multi-frequency SAR offers great p...
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With the upcoming L-band Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) satellite mission Radar Observing System for Europe at L-band (ROSE-L) and its combination with existing C-band satellite missions such as Sentinel-1, multi-frequency SAR observations with high temporal and spatial resolution will become available. To investigate the potential for estimating s...
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An active-passive microwave retrieval algorithm for simultaneous determination of soil surface roughness parameters (vertical RMS height (s) and horizontal correlation length (l)) is presented for bare soils. The algorithm is based on active-passive microwave covariation including the improved Integral Equation Method (I2EM) and is tested with glob...
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With new Earth Observation (EO) and Geoinformation (GI) data sources increasingly becoming available, evermore new skills for data collection, processing, analysis and application are required. They are needed not only from scientists, but also from practitioners working in businesses, public and private EO*GI and related sectors. Aligning the cont...
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Body of Knowledge, Earth Observation, Geoinformation, Skills definition, Market/User Uptake
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The precise positioning and long-term monitoring of the grounding line, forming the boundary between grounded and floating ice of marine ice sheets and tidewater glaciers, is critical for assessing ice sheet/glacier stability, ice sheet/glacier mass balance calculations and numerical ice modelling. However, mapping of the grounding line is a challe...
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Soil roughness strongly influences processes like erosion, infiltration, moisture and evaporation of soils as well as growth of agricultural plants. An approach to soil roughness based on active-passive microwave covariation is proposed in order to simultaneously retrieve the vertical RMS height (s) and horizontal correlation length (l) of soil sur...
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In the past the effect of soil roughness was often considered secondary within the determination of soil moisture from remote sensing data. Several studies showed that accurate determination of soil roughness leads to an improved estimation of soil moisture. Two standard parameters in microwave sensing to describe the surface roughness are the stan...

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