Synthetic Aperture Radar for Geodesy

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Science  30 Aug 1996:
Vol. 273, Issue 5279, pp. 1181-1182
DOI: 10.1126/science.273.5279.1181


Synthetic aperture radar is a technique for mapping Earth's surface that offers tremendous spatial resolution. In their Perspective, Meade and Sandwell report on a recent meeting at the U.S. National Academy of Sciences in which future geodetic uses of this technique were discussed.