Biomass

Biomass is a crucial parameter in the estimation and quantification of the global carbon cycle. In this lesson the estimation of above ground biomass from…

Sensor simulation

This lecture describes the theoretical process chain of sensor forward simulation. In particular, the individual steps are explained as the signal undergoes a transformation from…

Imaging Spectroscopy of Forest Ecosystems

This lecture presents the basics of Forest Imaging Spectroscopy. First, spectral characteristics of vegetation on leaf and canopy level are shown and explained using measured…

Regression-based unmixing of urban land cover

This tutorial focuses on regression-based unmixing of urban land cover from simulated EnMAP imagery. The slide collection provides the theoretical foundation for the tutorial, including…

EnMAP-Box

The EnMAP-Box is a free and open source plug-in for QGIS. It is designed to process imaging spectroscopy data and particularly developed to handle data from…

Principles of imaging spectroscopy

This unit provides a brief introduction to the physical background related to imaging spectroscopy. First, the basic laws of electromagnetic radiation are explained. Based on…

The evolution of Sentinel-1

This presentation tells the story of the evolution of Radar technology from the early days of research on electromagnetic waves to the development of the…

Land Cover Classification

This is an introduction into the classification of land cover and land use from Earth observation data. The presentation includes: Land Use / Land Cover…

Introduction to Polarimetric SAR

This presentation is part of a four-part series on the basics on Synthetic Aperture Radar. Learning Objectives: Brief introduction to polarimetry and familiarize students with…

Introduction to SAR Interferometry

This presentation is part of a four-part series on the basics on Synthetic Aperture Radar. Learning Objectives: Brief introduction to polarimetry and familiarize students with…

Basics of SAR

This presentation is part of a four-part series on the basics on Synthetic Aperture Radar. By the end of this presentation, you will be able…

SAR Processing and Data Analysis

This presentation is part of a four-part series on the basics on Synthetic Aperture Radar. Learning Objectives: Understand Sentinel Data Perform image preprocessing Analyze SAR…

SAR Handbook

The SAR Handbook: Comprehensive Methodologies for Forest Monitoring and Biomass Estimation is the culmination of a two-year collaboration between NASA SERVIR and SilvaCarbon. Five trainings,…

SNAP – First Steps

What is SNAP? ESA’s Sentinel Application Platform (SNAP) is a set of toolboxes, developed for the processing and analysis of Earth observation data. This software…

SAR Tomography tutorial

This is an interactive Python tutorial including a Jupyter Notebook. In this tutorial you will learn how to process and analyse tomographic SAR data.

SAR Tomography

The module SAR Tomography introduces the advanced technique of combining multiple radar images from several viewing angles into a new dimension of information. Although tomogoraphic…

Urban Land Cover

Advanced knowledge about the importance of urban area mapping and the relevant characteristics of urban areas in SAR data are given in this lesson. Moreover,…

Extraction of Urban Objects

This module will show the importance of extracting certain urban objects, such as buildings, trees or roads. Moreover, the potential of SAR data for urban…

Urban Areas

Urban areas are of significant importance to mankind and our environment. This introduction lesson gives an insight on the characteristics of urban areas and their…

Urban Footprints

In this lesson the importance of urban footprint mapping is explained, while various SAR features relevant for mapping these urban footprints are given. Moreover, you…