Analysis of the interaction between radar retrodiffusion and the state-of-the-ground surface

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Context and objectives

- to study the relation between the groundsurface in the polder area and radar retrodiffusion;
- to characterise the soil moisture saturation in relation to the groundwater level.

Project outcome

Expected scientific results

The C band retrodiffusion coefficient value increases slightly in function of the soil moisture content, but there is hardly any difference with regard to the type of polarisation (VV or HH).
Project leader(s): ULg - Gembloux Agro-Bio Tech - Echanges Eau-Sol-Plante
Location: Region:
  • Belgium

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