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Explore techniques to apply SAR to the monitoring of hazards and the Earth’s ecosystems.

Professional Certificate in
Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR): Applications

What you will learn

  • Gain an intuitive understanding of SAR image and phase information.
  • The role of wavelength and signal polarization on SAR image content.
  • Use of interferometric SAR techniques to measure cm-scale surface deformation.
  • Analyze ecosystem parameters using polarimetric information.
  • Pick the optimal sensor wavelength and polarization for your application.
  • Use of SAR images and time series analysis to map hazards such as flooding and deforestation.
  • Use of interferometric SAR techniques to measure cm-scale surface deformation related to volcanic activity and landslides.
  • Use SAR data to map and monitor agriculture extent.
  • Apply SAR to map and assess forest degradation activities.
  • Techniques to measure above-ground forest biomass from spaceborne SAR observations.
  • Properties of different SAR sensor types.
Expert instruction
3 skill-building courses
Progress at your own speed
3 months
4 - 6 hours per week
Discounted price: $618.30
Pre-discounted price: $687USD
For the full program experience

Courses in this program

  1. AlaskaX's Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR): Applications Professional Certificate

Meet your instructors
from University of Alaska Fairbanks (AlaskaX)

Africa Flores-Anderson
Research Scientist
Earth System Science Center, University of Alabama Huntsville
Franz Meyer
University of Alaska Fairbanks

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Discounted price: $618.30
Pre-discounted price: $687USD
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