Evaluation of the potential contribution of SAR imagery to forestry applications and of its complementarity with optical satellite imagery in Costa Rica

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Context and objectives

- evaluation of to possible use of SAR imagery for cartography and monitoring of tropical forest areas;
- research on the relation between forest structure and radar respons for various types of tropical forest and plantations;
- evaluation of the complementarity of optical and radarsensors for cartography and monitoring of tropical forest areas.
Location: Region:
  • Costa Rica

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