TanDEM-X: A Global Mapping Mission

Böer J, Fiedler H, Krieger G, Zink M, Bachmann M, Gonzalez JH (2009)

Publication Type: Conference contribution

Publication year: 2009

Conference Proceedings Title: International Radar Symposium (IRS)

URI: https://elib.dlr.de/61907/


TanDEM-X (TerraSAR-X Add-on for Digital Elevation Measurements) is a bistatic SAR interferometry mission which is currently implemented as a national Earth observation mission by the German Aerospace Center (DLR) and EADS Astrium GmbH. This paper provides an overview of the mission with main focus on the primary mission goal, the generation of a global digital elevation model (DEM), and the data acquisition concept for the interferometric radar data.

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Böer, J., Fiedler, H., Krieger, G., Zink, M., Bachmann, M., & Gonzalez, J.H. (2009). TanDEM-X: A Global Mapping Mission. In Ortun (DGON) German Institute of Navigation - Deutsche Gesellschaft für (Eds.), International Radar Symposium (IRS).


Böer, Johannes, et al. "TanDEM-X: A Global Mapping Mission." Proceedings of the International Radar Symposium (IRS) Ed. Ortun (DGON) German Institute of Navigation - Deutsche Gesellschaft für, 2009.

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