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Potential of Multi-Temporal ALOS-2 PALSAR-2 ScanSAR Data for Vegetation Height Estimation in Tropical Forests of Mexico

Mikhail Urbazaev, Felix Cremer, Mirco Migliavacca, Markus Reichstein, Christiane Schmullius, Christian Thiel
2018 Remote Sensing  
In this study, we sought to assess the potential and merit of multi-temporal dual-polarised L-band observations for vegetation height estimation in tropical deciduous and evergreen forests of Mexico.  ...  In summary, our study demonstrates the merit of multi-temporal ScanSAR L-band observations for estimation of vegetation height at a larger scale and provides a workflow for robust predictions of this parameter  ...  The authors would like to thank JAXA for providing ALOS-2 PALSAR-2 ScanSAR data and NASA for providing airborne LiDAR data.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs10081277 fatcat:757fgwbc3zfe5dbbet4dv6wlku

Spaceborne L-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar Data for Geoscientific Analyses in Coastal Land Applications: A Review

Marco Ottinger, Claudia Kuenzer
2020 Remote Sensing  
Hence, active radar systems demonstrate great potential for continuous mapping and monitoring of coastal regions, particularly in cloud-prone tropical and sub-tropical climates.  ...  topics: mapping and monitoring of flooded vegetation and inundated areas; the retrieval of aboveground biomass; and the estimation of soil moisture.  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors acknowledge the use of ALOS-2/PALSAR-2 data (©JAXA 2017) and Sentinel-2 data (©ESA 2017).  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs12142228 fatcat:4bplx7hxgbbyfdxddqau4kn4uq

Measurement of Forest Above-Ground Biomass Using Active and Passive Remote Sensing at Large (Subnational to Global) Scales

Richard M. Lucas, Anthea L. Mitchell, John Armston
2015 Current Forestry Reports  
Further improvements in estimates are anticipated with the launch of new spaceborne LiDAR and SAR that have been specifically designed for better retrieval of forest structure and AGB.  ...  Comparisons of data and derived products have, in some cases, also contributed to our understanding of changes in carbon stocks across large areas.  ...  In Australia, [41] improved estimates of AGB by combining SRTM-derived height maps with ALOS PALSAR backscatter data.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s40725-015-0021-9 fatcat:w6le4hl3incjdo3ahvbeyoxv3a

Contribution of L-band SAR to systematic global mangrove monitoring

Richard Lucas, Lisa-Maria Rebelo, Lola Fatoyinbo, Ake Rosenqvist, Takuya Itoh, Masanobu Shimada, Marc Simard, Pedro Walfir Souza-Filho, Nathan Thomas, Carl Trettin, Arnon Accad, Joao Carreiras (+1 others)
2014 Marine and Freshwater Research  
Landsat-derived) global baselines of the extent of mangroves by comparing advanced land-observing satellite 2 (ALOS-2) phased array L-band SAR 2 (PALSAR-2) data from 2014 with that acquired by the Japanese  ...  earth resources satellite (JERS-1) SAR (1992)(1993)(1994)(1995)(1996)(1997)(1998) and ALOS PALSAR (2006 (2) to quantify changes in the structure and associated losses and gains of carbon on the basis  ...  The estimates of AGB can be improved further by integrating ALOS PALSAR data.  ... 
doi:10.1071/mf13177 fatcat:i7wm3vwdv5andd3ncxenxzd4hq

Quantifying Forest Biomass Carbon Stocks From Space

Pedro Rodríguez-Veiga, James Wheeler, Valentin Louis, Kevin Tansey, Heiko Balzter
2017 Current Forestry Reports  
Recent Findings The monitoring of carbon stored in living AGB of forest is of key importance to understand the global carbon cycle and for the functioning of international economic mechanisms aiming to  ...  New space-borne sensors to be launched in the coming years will allow accurate measurements of AGB in high biomass forests (>200 t ha −1 ) for the first time across large areas.  ...  ALOS PALSAR, SRTM, land use map, forest plots) Rodriguez-Veiga et al. [63] AGB 250 m 2008 Temperate-tropical forest/Mexico MaxEnt (MODIS, ALOS PALSAR, SRTM, forest plots) Table 1 ( 1 FAO  ... 
doi:10.1007/s40725-017-0052-5 fatcat:3igema6jp5gg7p6n4s336kavfa

A tutorial on synthetic aperture radar

Alberto Moreira, Pau Prats-Iraola, Marwan Younis, Gerhard Krieger, Irena Hajnsek, Konstantinos P. Papathanassiou
2013 IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Magazine  
Forest height estimation from polarimetric single-and multi-baseline data has been demonstrated in a series of airborne experiments over a variety of natural and managed temperate, boreal, and tropical  ...  Forest height and vertical forest structure are essential for the development of accurate and robust allometric biomass estimators.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mgrs.2013.2248301 fatcat:adkcmbk66vak7c3xhzorqxxmdm

Wide-Area Near-Real-Time Monitoring of Tropical Forest Degradation and Deforestation Using Sentinel-1

Dirk Hoekman, Boris Kooij, Marcela Quiñones, Sam Vellekoop, Ita Carolita, Syarif Budhiman, Rahmat Arief, Orbita Roswintiarti
2020 Remote Sensing  
Although it is possible to estimate an effective forest-cover loss, for example, due to selective logging, and results are spatiotemporally consistent with Sentinel-2 and TerraSAR-X reference data, quantitative  ...  The use of Sentinel-1 (S1) radar for wide-area, near-real-time (NRT) tropical-forest-change monitoring is discussed, with particular attention to forest degradation and deforestation.  ...  Acknowledgments: The development of NRT Sentinel-1 monitoring technology is partly developed for the international EWS system of WWF Netherlands, for which WWF Netherlands provided useful feedback.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs12193263 fatcat:4th246wk4narrgrbqzmofdxrme

Applications of SAR Interferometry in Earth and Environmental Science Research

Xiaobing Zhou, Ni-Bin Chang, Shusun Li
2009 Sensors  
This paper provides a review of the progress in regard to the InSAR remote sensing technique and its applications in earth and environmental sciences, especially in the past decade.  ...  Basic principles, factors, limits, InSAR sensors, available software packages for the generation of InSAR interferograms were summarized to support future applications.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank the four anonymous reviewers for their very helpful comments and suggestions, which helped greatly improve the manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s90301876 pmid:22573992 pmcid:PMC3345867 fatcat:554foqcapvf47kb43anjy7d4we

Table of Contents

2020 IGARSS 2020 - 2020 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium  
Hayashi, Izumi Nagatani, Takeo Tadono, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Japan; Masanobu Shimada, Tokyo Denki University, Japan TH2-R15.2: CHANGE DETECTION IN BI-TEMPORAL ALOS-2 PALSAR-2 POLARIMETRIC  ...  , Japan cxx TH2-R15.7: SEASONAL CHANGE ANALYSIS FOR ALOS-2 PALSAR TH2-R17: GLOBAL SENSING THROUGH NEW OBSERVING STRATEGIES FOR LOCAL SOLUTIONSTH2-R17.1: LEVERAGING SPACE AND GROUND ASSETS IN A SENSORWEB  ... 
doi:10.1109/igarss39084.2020.9323828 fatcat:6aittajt35gufeaugcmemu5cya

An overview of MATISSE-v2.0

Luc Labarre, Karine Caillault, Sandrine Fauqueux, Claire Malherbe, Antoine Roblin, Bernard Rosier, Pierre Simoneau, Karin Stein, John D. Gonglewski
2010 Optics in Atmospheric Propagation and Adaptive Systems XIII  
Co-Sponsoring Organisations Delivered with the support of Scottish Enterprise Cooperating Organisations 3A  ...  This Programme is based on commitments received up to the time of publication and is subject to change without notice.  ...  for providing the Radarsat-2, TerraSAR-X and weather data respectively.  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.868183 fatcat:5anlqspzzzcftfufaxvlr45zve

Forest Management and the impact on water resources: a review of 13 countries IHP-VIII / Technical document Nº 37 United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization International Hydrological Programme International Sediment Initiative Forest management and the impact on water resources: a review of 13 countries Editors

Pablo Garcia-Chevesich, Daniel Neary, David Scott, Richard Benyon, Teresa
unpublished
have been decisive in sharing their books about forest hydrologic restoration works in spain.  ...  Mintegui and Jose Carlos robredo for their contributions in this subject.  ...  Alisdorf et al. 2016).recently, Lee et al. (2015) developed a linear regression model based on PALsAr scansAr backscattering coefficient, water levels from Envisat radar altimetry, and MODIS Vegetation  ... 
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