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

Target Group: Amazon Rain Forest Sites


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


These Amazon rainforest sites were used for the antenna characterization of TerraSAR-X in 2007. Since then, they have been used for the long-term system monitoring of TerraSAR-X and TanDEM-X.

Number of distributed targets which belong to this target group: 3