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Structural investigation of the Grenville Province by radar and other imaging and nonimaging sensorsThe structural investigation of the Canadian Shield by orbital radar and LANDSAT, is outlined. The area includes parts of the central metasedimentary belt and the Ontario gneiss belt, and major structures as well-expressed topographically. The primary objective is to apply SIR-B data to the mapping of this key part of the Grenville orogen, specifically ductile fold structures and associated features, and igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary rock (including glacial and recent sediments). Secondary objectives are to support the Canadian RADARSAT project by evaluating the baseline parameters of a Canadian imaging radar satellite planned for late in the decade. The baseline parameters include optimum incidence and azimuth angles. The experiment is to develop techniques for the use of multiple data sets.
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Document Type
Reprint (Version printed in journal)
Lowman, P. D., Jr.
(NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Greenbelt, MD, United States)
Blodget, H. W.
(NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Greenbelt, MD, United States)
Webster, W. J., Jr.
(NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Greenbelt, MD, United States)
Paia, S.
(Ontario Centre for Remote Sensing)
Singhroy, V. H.
(Ontario Centre for Remote Sensing)
Slaney, V. R.
(RADARSAT Project Office)
Date Acquired
August 12, 2013
Publication Date
July 1, 1984
Publication Information
Publication: JPL The SIR-B Sci. Invest. Plan
Subject Category
Communications And Radar
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Distribution Limits
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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