Syllabus/achievement requirements

Remote sensing with radar satellites

Partington, K. C. 1998. Discrimation of glacier facies using multi-temporal SAR data. J. Glaciol. 44 (146), 42-53.

Wangensteen, B. Handout on Radar- og SAR-theory (supplement, in Norwegian)


Gens, R. & van Genderen, J.L. 1996. SAR interferometry - issues, techniques, applications. Int. J. Remote Sens. , 17(10), 1803 - 1835.

Kwok, R. & Fahnestock, M. A. Ice Sheet Motion and Topography from Radar Interferomtery. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing Vol 34, NO 1 January 1996.

Wangensteen, B. Handout on InSAR-theory (supplement, in Norwegian).

Massonnet, D. & Feigl, K.L. 1998. Radar interferometry and its application to changes in the earth's surface. Reviews of Geophysics , 36(4), 441 - 500.


Lundén, B., Wester K. & Axelsson S. 1997: Analysis of satellite-derived surface temperatures in relation to land cover and topography. Norsk Geografisk Tidsskrift 51(1), 47-60. Snow and ice

Hall, D.K., Riggs, G.A. & Salomonson, V.V., 1995, "Development of methods for mapping global snow cover using moderate resolution imaging spectroradiometer data", Remote Sensing of Environment 54, pp. 127-140

Foster, J.L., Chang, A.T.C., Hall, D.K. & Rango, A. 1991. Derivation of snow water equivalent in boreal forests using microwave radiometry. Arctic 44(1), 147-152

Topographical corrections

Meyer, P. et al. 1993. Radiometric corrections of topographically induced effects om Landsat TM data in an alpine environment. ISPRS Journal of Photogrametry and Remote Sensing 48(4), 17 - 28.

Pouch & Campagna 1990. Hyperspherical direction cosine transformation for separation of spectral and illumination information in digital scanner data. Photogr. Eng. Rem. Sens 56(4), 475 - 479.

Ekstrand, S., 1996. Landsat TM-based forest damage assessment: Correction for topographic effects. Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing, 62(2): 151-161.


Jensen: Introductionary digital image processing. p. 337-420 (page 337-385 is basic knowledge about classification principles)

Mather: Computer processing of remotely-sensed images. p. 227-237

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