Tutorial: Radar Polarimetry

This tutorial will introduce the reader to the principles, technology and practical applications of radar polarimetry. For a simpler and much shorter approach to this topic, the reader is invited to read the "Radar Polarimetry" chapter of the "Fundamentals of Remote Sensing" tutorial, also on this Web site.

Illustrating the propagation of an electromagnetic plane wave
 

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