Ecosystem Applications of SAR

This training will strengthen the remote sensing capabilities on the use of SAR data for ecosystems monitoring. The focus of the training will be put on the application-oriented topics such as accessing SAR data, SAR image visualization, SAR image interpretation, change detection, and time series analysis. These techniques will be applied to a range of ecosystems applications such as forest disturbance mapping, inundation mapping, crop monitoring, and biomass estimation.

The goal of the training is to provide attendees with an intuitive understanding of the SAR image content and with a range of analysis techniques to apply SAR data to the monitoring of ecosystems. Processing procedures will be explained using relevant data sets from active radar systems.