imaging radar


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imaging radar

[′im·i·jiŋ ′rā‚där]
(engineering)
Radar carried on aircraft which forms images of the terrain.
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In recent years, plenty of works have investigated the theory and application of sparse microwave imaging radar, and a few of them are mentioned here.
The need for countering wideband ISAR imaging radars remains a high priority in electronic warfare [8,9].
The SRTM products were obtained by sensor SIR-C/X-SAR (Spaceborn Imaging Radar C-band/X-band Synthetic Aperture Radar) on board of Endeavour space shuttle, during 2000, to mapping the relief topography just the 80[degrees].
After the onboard camera had snapped hundreds of images, the spacecraft pivoted so that its imaging radar system could cut through the haze and map a 120-by-2,000-km swath of Titanscape.
This new ground-penetrating imaging radar (GPR) can detect and differentiate buried metallic and non-metallic objects in three dimensions.
8-million Imaging Radar System program, which falls under the overall Aurora Incremental Modernization Project (AIMP).
While the volumes touch on standard and expected topics such as the impact of the Scrolls on biblical studies, there are also a number of entries on topics that are rarely mentioned in books on the Scrolls, including photographic and direct digital acquisition, imaging radar, and preservation techniques.
Other topics include imaging radar, pulse-Doppler and MTI radar, and special radars such as weather radar and ground-penetrating radar.
Automatic position calculating imaging radar with low-cost synthetic aperture sensor for imaging layered media, US Patent 5796363, 1998.
Mellor (1982) pioneered the use of imaging radar for bathymetric mapping of the thaw lakes, but routine implementation would have been difficult and expensive if it continued to depend on (a) analogue images and (b) ice thickness data obtained by direct measurements on the ground.
NASA and the European Space Agency hope to get a much closer look with the imaging radar of the planned Cassini mission, to be launched in 1995 to radar-map Saturn and Titan in 2002.

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