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Software-Defined Radar System for Landslides Monitoring

  • Sandra CostanzoEmail author
  • Giuseppe Di Massa
  • Antonio Costanzo
  • Antonio Borgia
  • Antonio Raffo
  • Giuseppe Viggiani
  • Pasquale Versace
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 445)

Abstract

An integrated system for landslides early warning, based on a flexible network architecture and including different sensors, is described to monitoring landslides evolution in critical scenarios. Particular focus is devoted on the experimental assessment of an L-band Software Defined Radar sensor, specifically designed for the application, by discussing the measurement results obtained on a real landslide scenario located on the A3 highway in Calabria (Italy). In particular, a mathematical estimator useful for the proper detection of landslide movements is defined and applied to the measured range profiles, thus demonstrating the usefulness of the proposed radar monitoring approach.

Keywords

Software defined radar Landslides early warning 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sandra Costanzo
    • 1
    Email author
  • Giuseppe Di Massa
    • 1
  • Antonio Costanzo
    • 1
  • Antonio Borgia
    • 1
  • Antonio Raffo
    • 1
  • Giuseppe Viggiani
    • 1
  • Pasquale Versace
    • 1
  1. 1.DIMESUniversity of CalabriaRendeItaly

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