Topographic Studies Will Be Performed in Stereo 70 for Planimetric and the Black Sea 75 for Altimetry
System; Hydrologic and Hydraulic Study (If Applicable).
accurately for very large areas is extraordinarily difficult, and there are measurements of snow accumulation that need to be done independently to understand what's happening in these places," said Smith.
These observations are said to be in good agreement with the altimetry
Retrieving vegetation height of forests and woodlands over mountainous areas in the Pacific Coast region using satellite laser altimetry
The SWOT mission will use wide-swath altimetry
technology to produce high-resolution elevation measurements of the ocean surface and the surface of lakes, reservoirs and wetlands.
Analysis of the mesoscale structure in the IMECOCAL region (off Baja California) from hydrographic, ADCP and altimetry
For example, in Australian airspace all flights above 11000 feet are required to follow the altimetry
procedure that requires the pilot to read the aircraft altitude in terms of flight levels instead of feet (ENR 1.
Marks, both of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Laboratory for Satellite Altimetry
, created the seafloor topography map, and are currently a significant part of GEBCO (General Bathymetric Chart of the Oceans).
DEMs can be obtained from contour lines, topographic maps, field surveys, photogrammetry techniques, radar interferometry, and laser altimetry
and topographic factors demonstrate that Tabriz has been located at high levels of 1300-2000m.
Data from ice-penetrating radar and laser altimetry
suggest that Lake Vostok sits on a major geological boundary.
The mission doesn't travel to both ends of the Earth for the scenery of course -- the airborne mission is there to collect radar, laser altimetry
, and other data on the changing ice sheets, glaciers, and sea ice of the Arctic and Antarctic.