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[DOI: 10.21982/M8BC7Z ] I2EM Backscattering from Single-Scale Random Surface
Fung, Adrian
This module computes the backscattering coefficient, σ0, for a given random rough surface, using the I2EM model. Various parameters of the rough surface can be specified, such as the dielectric constant ϵ = ϵ' -j ϵ'', the type of correlation function, and the parameters of the correlation function. The model is constrained to realistic surfaces with (rms height / correlation length) ≤ 0.25. ks is also constrained to be less than 1.

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Appears in: Microwave Radar and Radiometric Remote Sensing, Fawwaz Ulaby and David Long, Pages: 1116, ISBN: 978-0-472-11935-6 , 2014.

Code Languages: C, Javascript

Sensor Categories: SAR

Geophysical Model: Direct

Geophysical Categories: Land: Other

Keywords: I2EM, surface roughness, rms height, correlation length, sar