DEM Calibration Concept for TanDEM-X

Hueso-Gonzalez J, Bachmann M, Fiedler H, Huber S, Krieger G, Zink M (2007)

Publication Type: Conference contribution

Publication year: 2007

Edited Volumes: International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS)

Pages Range: 4487-4490

Conference Proceedings Title: IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS)

Event location: Barcelona

ISBN: 1424412129


DOI: 10.1109/IGARSS.2007.4423852


The TanDEM-X mission [1] comprises two fully active synthetic aperture radar satellites operating in X-band. The primary goal of this mission is the derivation of a high-precision global Digital Elevation Model (DEM) according to HRTI level 3 quality [2]. This requires accurate calibration of the interferometric system parameters. Content of this paper is the development of a general concept for this calibration, which comprises the determination of instrument and baseline errors, an adjustment concept and the distribution of control points. This concept has a key incidence on mission aspects like the data acquisition plan and the data take adjustment procedure. © 2007 IEEE.

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Hueso-Gonzalez, J., Bachmann, M., Fiedler, H., Huber, S., Krieger, G., & Zink, M. (2007). DEM Calibration Concept for TanDEM-X. In IEEE (Eds.), IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS) (pp. 4487-4490). Barcelona.


Hueso-Gonzalez, Jaime, et al. "DEM Calibration Concept for TanDEM-X." Proceedings of the 2007 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, IGARSS 2007, Barcelona Ed. IEEE, 2007. 4487-4490.

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