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Low-Cost Radars Integrated into a Landslide Early Warning System

  • Sandra CostanzoEmail author
  • Giuseppe Di Massa
  • Antonio Costanzo
  • Luca Morrone
  • Antonio Raffo
  • Francesco Spadafora
  • Antonio Borgia
  • Giuseppe Formetta
  • Giovanna Capparelli
  • Pasquale Versace
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 354)

Abstract

Radar activities performed at University of Calabria in the framework of a national project on “Landslides Early Warning” are described in this contribution. After a brief outline of the whole Landslides Early Warning Integrated System, two compact and low-cost radar configurations, the first one based on the adoption of a software radio platform, the second one using a compact Vector Network Analyzer as SFCW scatterometer module, are deeply described. Experimental results are discussed as validation tests to demonstrate the radars range detection capabilities.

Keywords

Software Defined Radar Scatterometers Early Warning 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sandra Costanzo
    • 1
    Email author
  • Giuseppe Di Massa
    • 1
  • Antonio Costanzo
    • 1
  • Luca Morrone
    • 1
  • Antonio Raffo
    • 1
  • Francesco Spadafora
    • 1
  • Antonio Borgia
    • 1
  • Giuseppe Formetta
    • 1
  • Giovanna Capparelli
    • 1
  • Pasquale Versace
    • 1
  1. 1.DIMESUniversity of CalabriaRendeItaly

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