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ALOS PALSAR Cal/Val Activities

Peter Meadows(1), Nuno Miranda(2) and Betlem Rosich(2)

(1) BAE Systems, West Hanningfield Road, Great Baddow, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 8HN, United Kingdom
(2) ESA, Via Galileo Galilei, 00044 Frascati, Italy


Since mid 2007, ESA have put in place Quality Control service (ALOS-DPQC), including Routine QC analysis, Instrument anomaly detection, and PALSAR performance and calibration monitoring.

This presentation describes the calibration and validation activities and the analysis tools used to support them.


Workshop presentation

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