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Record number 63749
Title Scatterometer observations of seasonal backscatter variation over tropical rain forest
Author(s) Woodhouse, I.H.; Sanden, J.J. van der; Hoekman, D.H.
Source IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 37 (1999)2 I. - ISSN 0196-2892 - p. 859 - 861.
Department(s) Water Resources
Publication type Refereed Article in a scientific journal
Publication year 1999
Abstract A strong correlation between the C-band ERS-1 windscatterometer (WSC) backscatter and local precipitation in Guyana has been observed. The effect on the correlation of incidence angle and local time is also examined. Characterizing such fluctuations may be useful for precise calibration of active microwave instruments.
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