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Use of InSAR for Monitoring of Mining Deformations

Andrew Jarosz(1) and Dietrich Wanke(1)

(1) Curtin University of Technology, Locked Bag 22, Kalgoorlie, WA 6433, Australia


Development of procedures leading to determination of ground deformations and slope stability in the vicinity of open pit mining operations utilising the analysis of differential satellite interferograms (InSAR) produced from satellite radar images (Single Look Complex) provided by the European Space Agency. Validation of deformation model obtained using InSAR technology against the deformation model developed from existing GPS and prism monitoring systems.


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Keywords: ESA European Space Agency - Agence spatiale europeenne, observation de la terre, earth observation, satellite remote sensing, teledetection, geophysique, altimetrie, radar, chimique atmospherique, geophysics, altimetry, radar, atmospheric chemistry