In this work, temporal series of Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) data are used to estimate water elevations. The proposed method is based on a Sub-Pixel Offset Tracking (technique) to retrieve the displacement of the double-bounce scattering effect of man-made structures located in the proximity of the water surface. The experimental setup is focused on the cases of the Mosul dam in Iraq and the Missouri river in Kansas City. The proposed approach is applied to real data from the COSMO-SkyMed program. Results validated with in-situ and satellite radar altimeter measurements prove the effectiveness of the proposed method in measuring the water levels.
|Number of pages||6|
|Publication status||Published - 22 Jun 2020|
|Event||IEEE International Workshop on Metrology for Aerospace 2020 - |
Duration: 22 Jun 2020 → 24 Jun 2020
|Conference||IEEE International Workshop on Metrology for Aerospace 2020|
|Period||22/06/20 → 24/06/20|
- synthetic aperture radar
- water elevation
- sub-pixel offset tracking
Biondi, F., Tarpanelli, A., Addabbo, P., Clemente, C., & Orlando, D. (2020). Water level measurements using COSMO-SkyMed synthetic aperture radar. Paper presented at IEEE International Workshop on Metrology for Aerospace 2020, .