CEOS-WGCV – SAR Subgroup
Working Group on Calibration and Validation
Synthetic Aperture Radar Subgroup

Target Group: Neustrelitz, Germany


Marco Schwerdt (

Contact Details

Dr.-Ing. Marco Schwerdt
Head of the Calibration Group
German Aerospace Center
Microwaves and Radar Institute, Satellite SAR Systems
Tel.: +49 8153 28-3533
Fax: +49 8153 28-1449

Further Information


There are four permanently installed 1.5 m trihedral corner reflectors at DLR's site at Neustrelitz, north Germany. These targets are primarily used for long-term system monitoring of TerraSAR-X.

Targets in Target Group

This target group contains the following 4 point targets:

  • D33 (Trihedral corner reflector (1.5 m) @ D33)
  • D34 (Trihedral corner reflector (1.5 m) @ D34)
  • D35 (Trihedral corner reflector (1.5 m) @ D35)
  • D36 (Trihedral corner reflector (1.5 m) @ D36)