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Sovremennye problemy distantsionnogo zondirovaniya Zemli iz kosmosa


Sovremennye problemy distantsionnogo zondirovaniya Zemli iz kosmosa, 2012, Vol. 9, No. 2, pp. 130-142

On processing and interpretation of the SAR interferometry data in the case of the landslide monitoring

P.N. Dmitriev 1, V.I. Golubev 1, Yu.S. Isaev 2, E.A. Kiseleva 1, V.O. Mikhailov 1, E.I. Smolyaninova 1
1 The Schmidt Institute of Physics of the Earth, 123995 Moscow, 10-1 Gruzinskaya str
2 «Lenmetrogiprotrans», St. Petersburg, Russia
The goal of this article is the improvement of the procedure of processing of satellite radar images for identification of earth surface movements and development of methods for interpretation results obtained. The procedure for choosing of «reference area» in the case of absence of prior information about the movements of the surface is proposed. The method for calculation of all components of displacement vector of landslides and glaciers using two different tracks of satellite was developed.
The methods were tested on the problem of monitoring of landslides near the railway Adler - Krasnaya Polyana. In this study images form the ascending and descending tracks of ENVISAT were used. Interferometry processing was done using free distributed software StaMPS
Keywords: synthetic aperture radar, interferometry, satellite monitoring, landslides
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