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applications of slar in nuclear power plant siting: a case historyOver 10,000 square km of side-looking airborne radar (SLAR) imagery was obtained and analyzed for the siting of the first nuclear power plant in the Republic of the Philippines. The imagery was obtained using the Motorola APS/AN-94D (X-band) real aperture system as part of an overall remote sensing program to site and evaluate potential site regions. Analysis of SLAR images, in conjunction with LANDSAT, color, black and white, and thermal infrared images, provided basic information on structure, relative geochronology, stratigraphy, geomorphology, and ground water, which facilitated field operations and data synthesis.
Document ID
19810001979
Document Type
Conference Paper
Authors
Siegal, B. S.
(Ebasco Services, Inc. Greensboro, NC, United States)
Date Acquired
August 11, 2013
Publication Date
September 1, 1980
Publication Information
Publication: JPL Radar Geol: An Assessment Rept. of the Radar Geol. Workshop
Subject Category
NUCLEAR AND HIGH-ENERGY PHYSICS
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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