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DLR Radar Satellites trace Settlement Patterns

The vertical structures of building reflect the satellite radar signals

Scientists at the German Aerospace Center (DLR) recently developed a satellite-based map of human settlements, with a precision currently unparalleled by other global surveys. The maps are based on data of the German radar satellites TerraSAR-X and TanDEM-X captured from an altitude of 500 kilometres.

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Publishing Date: 

Tue, 08/07/2014 - 14:33

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Satellite-Based Crisis Information and Risk Assessment: Contributions Following the Earthquake in W. Sumatra and the Mentawai Tsunami

Satellite imagery may serve as a source of information in all phases throughout the

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Publishing Date: 

Thu, 03/03/2011 - 14:37
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