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Remote Sensing Technology and Application  2008, Vol. 23 Issue (4): 479-485    DOI: 10.11873/j.issn.1004-0323.2008.4.479
Progress on Remote Sensing of the Shallow Sea Bottom Topography by SAR
FAN Kai-guo 1,2,HUANG Wei-gen1,HE Ming-xia 2,FU Bin 1
(1.State Key Laboratory of Satellite Ocean Environment Dynamics,Second Institute of Oceanography,State Oceanic Administration,Hangzhou 310012,China;2.Key Laboratory of Ocean Remote Sensing,Ministry of Education,Ocean University of China,Qingdao 266071,China)
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Synthetic aperture radar (SAR) has become one of the important tools to map the shallow water bottom topography.In this paper,progress on remote sensing of the shallow water bottom topography by SAR has been reviewed.Especially,SAR imaging mechanism and SAR imaging theory of the shallow water bottom topography and the shallow water bottom topography mapping by SAR are mainly introduced.Meanwhile,we discuss some issues in present of the study on remote sensing of the shallow water bottom topography by SAR and the research orientation in future.

Key words:   Synthetic aperture radar      Shallow water bottom topography      Bathymetry     
Received:  29 January 2008      Published:  03 November 2011
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FAN Kai-guo,HUANG Wei-gen,HE Ming-xia,FU Bin. Progress on Remote Sensing of the Shallow Sea Bottom Topography by SAR. Remote Sensing Technology and Application, 2008, 23(4): 479-485.

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