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Abstract

This presentation describes some key techniques used in compilation of continent-wide radar mosaics of the rain-forest belt in Africa. The TREES project of the MTV (Monitoring Tropical Vegetation) unot of the Space Applications Institute of JRC produces wide area maps covering the rain forest belt over whole continents. Space-borne radar mosaics in an increasingly important data source in the global mapping of tropical rainforest. This presentation shows techniques used in comùpilation of two latest radar mosaics in MTV.

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Authors: RAUSTE Y, SAI Ispra (IT);DE GRANDI G, SAI Ispra (IT)
Bibliographic Reference: Paper presented: XXIII Convention on Radio Science and Remote Sensing Symposium, Helsinki (FI), August 24-26th, 1998
Availability: Available from DG XIII as Paper EN 41617 ORA
Record Number: 199910327 / Last updated on: 1999-03-12
Category: PUBLICATION
Original language: en
Available languages: en
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