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Volume 26, No. 2
Pages 20 - 33

An Introduction to Synthetic Aperture Radar Imaging

Thomas P. Ager
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RADAR is an acronym for Radio Detection and Ranging. Its ability to determine range and motion make it suitable for many applications, such as air traffic control, vehicle speed detection on roadways, and storm tracking. Radar is also used as an active imaging technology in which pulses of microwave energy are emitted from an antenna and the resulting reflections are used to create images.

Citation

Ager, T.P. 2013. An introduction to synthetic aperture radar imaging. Oceanography 26(2):20–33, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2013.28.

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