28 May 1999 Results of ocean surface remote sensing with spaceborne lidar Balkan from the space station Mir
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Proceedings Volume 3707, Laser Radar Technology and Applications IV; (1999); doi: 10.1117/12.351372
Event: AeroSense '99, 1999, Orlando, FL, United States
Abstract
Some peculiarities in ranging with the space-based lidar BALKAN of the Earth surface are considered for two modes of the space station MIR orientation, which were used during measurement experiments in 1995 - 1996, and some results, that were presented earlier, are refined. Ranging of the ocean surface, which considered as reference at the first measurement stage, allows one to estimate a contribution of various sources to the measurement accuracy. The probable causes of the systematic difference between the values of slant range measured with the lidar and ballistic calculated data on range are discussed.
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Alexander A. Tikhomirov, "Results of ocean surface remote sensing with spaceborne lidar Balkan from the space station Mir", Proc. SPIE 3707, Laser Radar Technology and Applications IV, (28 May 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.351372; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.351372
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LIDAR

Ocean optics

Ranging

Data acquisition

Remote sensing

Control systems

Navigation systems

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