The Izmit Earthquake of 17 August 1999 in Turkey:
A Post-Seismic Analysis Using Optical and Radar Satellite Observations
As a result of a joint CNES/ESA/ESRIN study effort,
interferometric fringes were computed from a pair of ERS-1 and
ERS-2 scenes acquired on consecutive days (before and after the
The fringes were superimposed on a SAR amplitude image (see below).
As a further step,
the fringes were superimposed onto a Landsat 7 TM image, and an image product
was generated, enabling a first damage assessment.
The complete article, published in the Journal of Technical and Environmental Geology ,
issue no. 3, July-September 2000, can be read online at
, in PDF format.
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,