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First analysis of C-band ECR transponders for InSAR geodesy. / van der Marel, H.; van Leijen, F. J.; Hanssen, R. F.

IGARSS 2018 - 2018 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium . ed. / Jose Moreno. Vol. 2018 IEEE, 2018. p. 1399-1402.

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van der Marel, H, van Leijen, FJ & Hanssen, RF 2018, First analysis of C-band ECR transponders for InSAR geodesy. in J Moreno (ed.), IGARSS 2018 - 2018 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium . vol. 2018, IEEE, pp. 1399-1402, IGARSS 2018: 2018 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, Valencia, Spain, 22/07/18. https://doi.org/10.1109/IGARSS.2018.8518924

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van der Marel, H., van Leijen, F. J., & Hanssen, R. F. (2018). First analysis of C-band ECR transponders for InSAR geodesy. In J. Moreno (Ed.), IGARSS 2018 - 2018 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (Vol. 2018, pp. 1399-1402). IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/IGARSS.2018.8518924

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van der Marel H, van Leijen FJ, Hanssen RF. First analysis of C-band ECR transponders for InSAR geodesy. In Moreno J, editor, IGARSS 2018 - 2018 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium . Vol. 2018. IEEE. 2018. p. 1399-1402 https://doi.org/10.1109/IGARSS.2018.8518924

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van der Marel, H. ; van Leijen, F. J. ; Hanssen, R. F. / First analysis of C-band ECR transponders for InSAR geodesy. IGARSS 2018 - 2018 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium . editor / Jose Moreno. Vol. 2018 IEEE, 2018. pp. 1399-1402

BibTeX

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title = "First analysis of C-band ECR transponders for InSAR geodesy",
abstract = "Well-identifiable reference benchmarks are important in SAR interferometry to enable linking between different measurement techniques, or to enable datum connection between the local InSAR datum and Terrestrial Reference Systems. As corner reflectors for C-band are rather large, weather sensitive, and difficult to maintain over time frames of several years, active electronic transponders are an alternative. However, low cost transponders have not been on the market until recently. Here we report results from field tests of a new type of transponder. We show that the phase precision is in the order of an equivalent displacement of 0.5 mm, and that the RCS of the transponder is equivalent to a trihedral corner reflector with a leg length of 1.03 m.",
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