19. Gulaschprogrammiernacht

Using radar remote sensing to detect deforestation
2019-06-01, 21:00–21:30, HfG_Studio

I'll explain the basics of synthetic aperture radar and show how to use it to detect deforestation. This is a high-level talk aimed at an audience with little to no background in remote sensing.


I'll explain the basics of synthetic aperture radar and show how to use it to detect deforestation. This is a high-level talk aimed at an audience with little to no background in remote sensing.
Contents:
- SAR 101: Basic physics, scope and properties of the resulting data and a few examples
- How to use SAR images to detect forest loss: Motivation, algorithm ideas, what works and what doesn't
- DIY! Overview of free (and ideally open source) software and data to play with