List of accepted Proposals (Pre-Launch)

The following table gives a complete overview about all accepted proposals. The proposal id links to the proposals executive summary (only for 'non-confidential' proposals)

Proposal IdTitleInvestigator
CAL0109 Validation of TerraSAR-X Mapping Precision for Land Cover and Disaster Monitoring Suga, Yuzo - Hiroshima Institute of Technology, Dept. of Environmental Information Studies
CAL0137 Interferometric Calibration and Verification Eineder, Michael - DLR, IMF
CAL0138 Calibration and Validation of TerraSAR-X in Mongolia Sato, Motoyuki - Tohoku Univesrity, Center for Northeast Asian Studies
CAL0163 Geometric Validation of TerraSAR-X High-Resolution Products Meier, Erich - Remote Sensing Laboratories (RSL), Geography
CAL0166 Validation of spectral and individual ocean Wave parameters at offshore platforms VW-X Lehner, Susanne - DLR Oberpfaffenhofen, MF SAR BF
COA0047 Investigation of intertidal zone using TerraSAR-X Won, Joong-Sun - Yonsei University, Earth System Sciences
COA0061 Coastal zone mapping and monitoring using SAR Yang, Chan Su - Korea ocean Research and Development Insitute, Korea Ocean Satellite Center
COA0065 Ocean Winds from Terra SAR X Horstmann, Jochen - NATO Undersea Research Center, N/A
COA0090 Towards a better understanding of ship generated waves using Terra SAR X Horstmann, Jochen - NATO Undersea Research Center, N/A
COA0118 The Use of TerraSAR-X and Optical Multispectral Data for Improved Classification of Wadden Sea Surface Types (TUTOR). Brockmann, Carsten - Brockmann Consult, Geo-Information Services
COA0146 MORPHO-X Lehner, Susanne - DLR Oberpfaffenhofen, MF SAR BF
COA0158 Analysis of Coastal Wave Fields of the Iberian Peninsula using TerraSAR-X Data Nieto Borge, Jose Carlos - Universidad de Alcala, Signal Theory and Communications
COA0195 TerraSAR-X for coastline and delta mapping Chamberland, Joseph - C-CORE, Earth Observation
GEO0012 Monitoring and validation of earth surface processes Riedel, Björn - Technische Universität Braunschweig, Institut für Geodäsie und Photogrammetrie
GEO0053 Mapping aeolian (wind blown) features using high res X band SAR Blumberg, Dan - Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Geography and Environmental Development
GEO0100 Monitoring of glaciovolcanic interactions in Iceland utilizing TerraSAR-X - Continuity and enhancement of the existing SAR-based hazard observation Muenzer, Ulrich - Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Department f. Geo- und Umweltwissenschaften, Sekt. Geologie
GEO0112 Monitoring of urban landslides in the Three Gorges area using TerraSAR-X Spotlight and stripmap interferometry Muller, Jan-Peter - University College London, Space and Climate Physics
GEO0141 Volcano deformation related to large earthquakes in Central America Walter, Thomas - GFZ, 2.1
GEO0149 X-band Interferometric SAR Observations of Land Subsidence in New Orleans, Louisiana Kim, Sang-Wan - Sejong University, Geoinformation Engineering
GEO0160 Application of multifrequency polarimetric SAR data to volcanic hazard monitoring Moon, Wooil - University of Manitoba, Department of Environment, Earth, and Resources
GEO0165 Ground motion monitoring using TerraSAR-X DINSAR & IPTA Wegmüller, Urs - Gamma Remote Sensing AG, R and D
GEO0179 InSAR-based estimates of tectonic and nontectonic deformation in Iran Motagh, Mahdi - Helmholtz Center Potsdam, GFZ, Geodesy and Remote Sensing
GEO0192 Application of TerraSARX interferometry to deformation at volcanoes and plate boundary zones Lundgren, Paul - Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Division 32
GEO0213 TerraSAR InSAR Investigation of Active Crustal Deformation Bürgmann, Roland - University of California, Berkeley, Department of Earth and Planetary Science
GEO0231 InSAR monitoring of Landslides along Strategic Transportation and Energy Corridors SINGHROY, Vernon - Canada Centre for Remote Sensing, Natural resources Canada
GEO0258 MOMO - MOnitoring of El Nino forced MOrphodynamics in the coastal desert of Peru Baade, Jussi - Friedrich-Schiller-Universität, Physical Geography
HYD0007 Soil moisture estimation using TerraSAR-X data Baghdadi, Nicolas - CEMAGREF - UMR TETIS, Maison de la télédétection
HYD0029 Wetland InSAR Wdowinski, Shimon - Florida International University, Earth and Environment
HYD0055 XMAS - Determination of the Mass Balance of Alpine and Scandinavian Glaciers with TerraSAR-X data Hochschild, Volker - Universitaet Tuebingen, Geographisches Institut
HYD0087 TerraSAR-X data for hydrological modelling in headwater river systems of alpine mountain massifs Flügel, Wolfgang-Albert - Friedrich-Schiller-University of Jena (FSU-Jena), Geoinformatics, Hydrology and Modelling
HYD0096 Improving Hydrological Modelling in Snow and Glaciated Basins Nagler, Thomas - ENVEO, N/A
HYD0119 SAR applications for water resource monitoring Malnes, Eirik - Norut Informationtechnology AS, Earth Observation
HYD0120 Mapping and Modelling of Hydrological Parameters in the Lower Murrumbidgee Catchment of Australia Hafeez, Mohsin - Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO), CSIRO Land and Water
HYD0171 Dam-break wave propagation simulation using accurate digital elevation model from TerraSAR-X Jun, Byung-Ho - Korea Military Academy, Civil Engineering
HYD0178 Glacier dynamics and characteristics from high-resolution TerraSAR-X feature tracking Luckman, Adrian - Swansea University, School of the Environment and Society
HYD0220 Generation of a Drainage Masterplan Using Satellite Data, GIS-Methods and Hydraulic Modelling Bach, Heike - VISTA Geowissenschaftliche Fernerkundung, N/A
HYD0247 African Wetlands – Monitoring of Water Balance and Vegetation Dynamics in African Deltas and Coastal Ecosystems with TerraSAR-X data Hochschild, Volker - Universitaet Tuebingen, Geographisches Institut
HYD0270 Ice, sea ice and snow cover changes observed with TerraSAR-X, altimetry and in-situ data Braun, Alexander - Queens University, Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering
LAN0002 Derivation of Urban Structures from High Resolution SAR Data Roth, Achim - DLR, DFD
LAN0008 Mapping and monitoring human settlements via high resolution SAR data Gamba, Paolo - University of Pavia, Department of Electronics
LAN0010 Using TerraSAR-X data for landuse mapping and environmental research Martin, Klaus - SLU, Company for Remote Sensing and Environmental Research, N/A
LAN0011 Estimating the impact of agricultural land use to groundwater quality using TerraSAR-X data Soergel, Uwe - Leibniz Universität Hannover, Germany, Institute of Photogrammetry and GeoInformation
LAN0013 TERRA-POLAR - Multi-temporal TERRASAR-X Imagery in Support of Climate Sensitivity Studies of Sub-Polar and Polar Glaciers Humbert, Angelika - University of Hamburg, Institute of Geophysics
LAN0019 Measuring subsidence of tropical peat soils and vegetation parameters in Kalimantan, Indonesia using TerraSAR-X Tansey, Kevin - University of Leicester, Department of Geography
LAN0021 Crop Monitoring Using Dual Polarization X-Band SAR Data Lopez-Sanchez, Juan M - University of Alicante, DFISTS, EPS
LAN0031 Application of Polarimetric SAR Data for the Verification of Geospatial Databases Soergel, Uwe - Leibniz Universität Hannover, Germany, Institute of Photogrammetry and GeoInformation
LAN0032 Forest clear cut mapping Rauste, Yrjö - VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, VTT Information Technology
LAN0033 Nuclear site monitoring Rauste, Yrjö - VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, VTT Information Technology
LAN0035 Monitoring Regional Land Surface processing with TerraSAR-X Data in China ZHANG, Hong - Center for Earth Observation & Digital Earth, CAS, Open lab
LAN0043 Large Area Mapping with high Resolution TerraSAR-X data Kosmann, Detlev - German Areospace Center, DFD
LAN0044 Urban objects’ characterization via SAR data inversion Gamba, Paolo - University of Pavia, Department of Electronics
LAN0048 Examination of the phenological changes of crops with TerraSAR-X data in a large scale ag-ricultural landscape for hydrology and precision farming Grenzdörffer, Görres - Universität Rostock, Institut für Management ländlicher Räume
LAN0049 Feasibility Evaluation of TerraSAR-X in Agriculture, Forestry, Urban Mapping and Map Updating Karjalainen, Mika - Finnish Geodetic Institute, Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry
LAN0054 Modelling of crop paramerers from microwave data Dabrowska - Zielinska, Katarzyna - Institute of Geodesy and Cartography, Remote Sensing
LAN0070 TerraSAR-X Radar for Supporting Dynamic Monitoring of Flood-Affected Land Cover and Land Use in Wetlands in Semi-Arid Africa Seiler, Ralf - Technische Universität Dresden, Geoscience
LAN0076 Evaluation of Forest Mapping Capability of TerraSAR-X Spotlight SAR Data Chen, Erxue - Chinese Academy of Forestry, Institute of Forest Resources Information Techniques
LAN0080 Forest structure characterisation from TerraSAR-X Balzter, Heiko - University of Leicester, Department of Geography, Climate and Land Surface Systems Interaction Centre (CL
LAN0098 Pasture monitoring using TeraSAR-X Pairman, David - Landcare Research, Rural Land Use
LAN0101 Testing usefulness of SAR for monitoring widespread insect defoliation in a pine forest Solberg, Svein - Norwegian forest research institute, forest ecology
LAN0103 Assessment of land cover and canopy structure of a tropical ecosystem in Central Sulawesi, Indonesia Erasmi, Stefan - Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Inst. of Geography, Dept. of Cartography, GIS and Remote Sensing
LAN0106 Crop Monitoring at the Vinalopo Region for Water Irrigation Evaluation Vidal-Pantaleoni, Ana - Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Comunicaciones
LAN0122 Snow and Glacier Characteristics and Interferometry studies of Gangotri glacier region using TERRA SAR-X Venkataraman, Gopalan - Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, Centre of studies in Resource Engineering
LAN0125 Automated Land Use classification, BIOmass retrieval and precision farming with TerraSAR-X satellite imagery (TERRA-LUBIO) Menz, Gunter - University of Bonn, Center for Remote Sensing of Landsurfaces
LAN0126 Change detection in boreal forest Eriksson, Leif - Chalmers University of Technology, Dept. of Earth and Space Sciences
LAN0129 Forest Monitoring with TerraSAR-X in Baden-Württemberg – FoX Breidenbach, Johannes - Forest Research Institute Baden-Württemberg (Forstliche Versuchs- und Forschungs, Biometrics and Informatics
LAN0130 Pilot Project: Digital Elevation Model for Hilly Areas in Romania - test area: Valea Calugareasca (Sub-Carpathian Hills) Dana, Iulia Florentina - Romanian Space Agency, Space Applications
LAN0164 TERRA-GLAKIMA - Potential of TerraSAR-X imagery for mapping rock glacier kinematics and mass movements Braun, Matthias - Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Geographisches Institut
LAN0167 The application of TerraSAR-X data for land cover mapping, crop inventories and agricultural practices check. MROZ, Marek - University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, Department of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing
LAN0174 Development of multi-sensor application technologies and product validation Kim, Younsoo - Korea Aerospace Research Institute, Remote Sensing Department
LAN0177 TERRA-IRIS: TERRASAR X-BAND for the Irkutsk Information System - Landcover Monitoring, Crop and Forest Mapping and Monitoring of Man-made Changes in the Irkutsk Region, Russia. Schmullius, Christiane - Friedrich-Schiller University Jena, Department of Geography
LAN0184 Using Terra SAR X in monitoring forest change in the Congo basin Hansen, Matthew - South Dakota State University, Geographic Information Science Center of Excellence
LAN0186 Flood extent mapping at X-band frequencies Riedlinger, Torsten - German Aerospace Center, German Remote Sensing Data Center
LAN0188 Multi-frequency SAR information extraction for urban areas and surface motion hazards Rabus, Bernhard - Simon Fraser Univsersity, Applied Sciences, School of Engineering
LAN0190 Assessment of damage in urban areas from earthquakes and other natural hazards using TerraSAR-X interferometric correlation Fielding, Eric - Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Earth Sciences
LAN0191 TERRA-SIBESSC (TerraSAR-X for SIBERIA Earth System Science Cluster) Schmullius, Christiane - Friedrich-Schiller University Jena, Department of Geography
LAN0193 TerraSAR-X for Nuclear Safeguards Chamberland, Joseph - C-CORE, Earth Observation
LAN0198 Detecting landsliding after major storm events using TerraSAR-X Belliss, Stella - Landcare Research New Zealand Limited, Rural Land Use
LAN0208 TerrSAR-X Interferometry on Active Faults in Western China Zhang, Jingfa - Institute of Crustal Dynamics, China Earthquake Administration, N/A
LAN0211 The potential of TerraSAR-X for operational monitoring of glaciers and related hazards (TSX-OMOGLAH) Kaeaeb, Andreas - University of Oslo, Department of Geosciences
LAN0216 TerraSAR X Data for its Use in an Alpine Environment with special Focus on Windfall Areas and Mass Movements Schardt, Mathias - JOANNEUM RESEARCH, Institute of Digital Image Processing
LAN0225 Gauging the Health of Canada’s Forests: Insect Defoliation Mapping and Monitoring in Support of Sustainable Development Planning and Reporting. van der Sanden, Joost - Canada Centre for Mapping and Earth Observation, Natural Resources Canada
LAN0226 TS-X Data Products For Traffic Research Runge, Hartmut - DLR, IMF-BW
LAN0229 Crises management using high-resolution SAR-data Ulander, Lars - Swedish Defence Research Agency, Radar Systems
LAN0234 Rice Monitoring using X-Band Partial Polarimetric Interferometry Lopez-Sanchez, Juan M - University of Alicante, DFISTS, EPS
LAN0235 agro-X – The Importance of the Determination of Agricultural Areas in Spite of the Disengagement of Land Use Dependent Subsidies in Europe Hochschild, Volker - Universitaet Tuebingen, Geographisches Institut
LAN0236 Comparison and synergistic use of TerraSAR-X, ALOS PALSAR and ENVISAT ASAR for the assessment of deforestation, biomass and fire impact in tropical rain forests of SE-Asia Siegert, Florian - RSS- Remote Sensing Solutions GmbH, n/a
LAN0237 TerraSAR-X contribution to Reference Remote Sensing Data Bases (RefRSDB) SELLE, Arnaud - CNES, DCT/SI/AP
LAN0242 Monitoring land subsidence in Venice Strozzi, Tazio - Gamma Remote Sensing, N/A
LAN0252 Evolution of a space-oriented monitoring and management system for structure-weak areas of unspoiled nature at the example of the Biosphere reserve of the Oberlausitzer Heide- und Teichlandschaft Seiler, Ralf - Technische Universität Dresden, Geoscience
LAN0271 Land Subsidence Detection in Major Canadian Urban Centers Using High Resolution TerraSAR-X Data Fotopoulos, Georgia - University of Toronto, Civil Engineering and Lassonde Institute for Engineering Geoscience
MTH0015 Assessment of TerraSAR-X Products with Respect to Mapping Applications Using Radargrammetric and Interferometric Techniques Raggam, Hannes - Joanneum Research Forschungsgesellschaft mbH, Institute for Information and Communication Technologies
MTH0036 Compression of high resolution SAR data Gleich, Dušan - University of Maribor, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Laboratory for Signal processing and remote control
MTH0081 Bistatic exploration using TerraSAR-X and the airborne SAR sensor PAMIR Ender, Joachim - FGAN (Forschungsgesellschaft für Angewandte Naturwissenschaften e.V.), FHR (Forschungsinstitut für Hochfrequenzphysik und Radartechnik)
MTH0092 Development of methods for detecting offshore natural hydrocarbon seeps, pollution and onshore subsidence in petroleum provinces of Australia using X-band SAR Thankappan, Medhavy - Geoscience Australia, Geospatial and Earth Monitoring Division
MTH0093 Ocean wave and wind vector measured by TerraSAR-X data He, Yijun - Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Lab of Ocean circulation and wave studies
MTH0104 Urban 3D – High Resolution Information Extraction with TerraSAR-X Bamler, Richard - Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V. (DLR), Institut für Methodik der Fernerkundung
MTH0123 Dry snow zone and accumulation mapping on polar ice sheets Dierking, Wolfgang - Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Climate Sciences
MTH0135 Interferometric Techniques for TerraSAR-X Loffeld, Otmar - University of Siegen, Center for Sensorsystems (ZESS)
MTH0151 New TerraSAR-X Processing Algorithms and Products Eineder, Michael - DLR, IMF
MTH0153 Ground deformation time series generation over a volcanic area by using X-Band SAR data Sansosti, Eugenio - IREA-CNR, Remote Sensing
MTH0161 Urban mapping for risk management Spigai, Marc - Alcatel Alenia Space, OS/PS/I
MTH0176 X-band SAR feasibility for glacier facies studies at Svalbard Hogda, Kjell Arild - Norut IT, Earth Observation
MTH0181 Characterising urban features using multi-angle high-resolution TerraSAR-X images Weydahl, Dan Johan - Norwegian Defence Research Establishment (FFI), Land and Airsystems Division
MTH0183 Exploitation of fractal scattering models for TerraSAR images interpretation Riccio, Daniele - Università di Napoli, Ingegneria Elettronica e delle Telecomunicazioni
MTH0201 Detection of the targets on the ocean with Terra SAR data He, Yijun - Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Lab of Ocean circulation and wave studies
MTH0207 High resolution spaceborne SAR-Systems for geospatial intelligence Suess, Helmut - German Aerospace Center, Microwave and Radar Institute
MTH0214 TerraSAR-X Performance Improvement Mittermayer, Josef - DLR Oberpfaffenhofen, HR
MTH0215 Knowledge based Image Information Mining (KIM) for TerraSAR - X data exploration: Development and validation of scenarios and applications of the KIM module of the TerraSAR-X Payload Ground Segment Datcu, Mihai - German Aerospace Center (DLR), Remote Sensing Technology Institute (IMF)
MTH0217 Digital Beamforming Experiments Gebert, Nico - German Aerospace Center / Microwaves and Radar Institute, Spaceborne SAR Systems
MTH0218 Advanced Calibration Techniques Zink, Manfred - DLR Oberpfaffenhofen, HR - Satellite SAR Systems
MTH0222 Singular point characterization and monitoring using TerraSAR-X advanced modes Tison, Céline - CNES, DCT/SI/AR
MTH0224 Potential of TerraSAR-X advanced modes for SAR interferometry Pourthié, Nadine - CNES, DCT/SI/AR
MTH0232 Monitoring temperate glacier activity by X band polarimetric SAR interferometry Trouvé, Emmanuel - Université de Savoie, Polytech Annecy-Chambéry - LISTIC
MTH0246 Near real-time deformation monitoring by means of X-band Persistent Scatterer Interferometry: Dynamic PSI (implementation, integration, interpretation) Hanssen, Ramon - Delft University of Technology, Dept. of Earth Observation and Space systems
MTH0251 Determination of TerraSAR-X InSAR performance near an injection/pumping well, and performance versus Radarsat and Envisat for ground motion monitoring and validation versus GPS measurements Cohen, David - Neva Ridge Technologies, Engineering
MTH0263 Persistent Scatterers Interferometry with TSX. Contribution of full polarization and high resolution data Arnaud, Alain - ALTAMIRA NFORMATION, Research and Development
OCE0005 Precipitation Measurement with TSX and other Space-borne Sensors Weinman, James - University of Washington, Atmospheric Sciences Department
OCE0023 Use of TerraSAR X-band data for sea ice snow melt timing and snow water equivalent mapping Yackel, John - University of Calgary, Geography
OCE0050 Maritime Traffic Monitoring with TerraSAR-X Bioucas-Dias, Jose - Instituto de Telecomunicações-IST, Electrical Engineering and Computers
OCE0056 Near shore and shelf-sea dynamics with associated slicks in relation to air-sea interactions Da Silva, Jose - University of Porto, Department of Geosciences, Environment and Spatial Planning
OCE0059 Ship classification and directional wave spectrum analysis on wave fields in Korean coastal waters Yang, Chan Su - Korea ocean Research and Development Insitute, Korea Ocean Satellite Center
OCE0078 Sea Ice Cover State from X-Band SAR Imagery Dierking, Wolfgang - Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Climate Sciences
OCE0085 Exploitation of Doppler signatures for ocean current and wind retrievals Romeiser, Roland - University of Miami, RSMAS-AMP
OCE0089 Improved sea ice monitoring for the Baltic Sea Eriksson, Leif - Chalmers University of Technology, Dept. of Earth and Space Sciences
OCE0105 Ship surveillance with TerraSAR-X ScanSAR Greidanus, Harm - European Commission - Joint Research Centre (JRC), IPSC - AgriFish
OCE0116 The potential of TerraSAR-X dual-polarization data for dedicated tasks in sea-ice remote sensing Stammer, Detlef - University of Hamburg, Inst. fuer Meereskunde
OCE0117 Doppler residual frequency at X-band and its feasibility for coastal current retrieval Johnsen, Harald - Norut Informasjonsteknologi AS, Earth Observation
OCE0143 EXTROP-X Lehner, Susanne - DLR Oberpfaffenhofen, MF SAR BF
OCE0212 Study Oceanic Internal Waves in China Seas by TerraSAR data HUI, SHEN - institute of oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Lab of Ocean circulation and wave studies
OCE0267 Current retrievals from sequences of TerraSAR-X images Emery, William - University of Colorado, Aerospace Engineering Sciences Dept.
RES0009 Operational use of TerraSAR-X for large-scale forest inventories: assessment of tree resources inside and outside the forest in Central America Kleinn, Christoph - Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Institute of Forest Management
RES0072 OceanPower-X Schulz-Stellenfleth, Johannes - German Aerospace Center (DLR), Remote Sensing Technology Institute, Marine Remote Sensing