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Photogeology: Part X: calibration of radar data from Apollo 16 results

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Abstract

Orbital and surface photography collected during the Apollo 16 mission can be used to calibrate existing Earth-based, high-resolution radar maps of the lunar surface. The absence of any theoretical treatment of the radar backscatter from irregular rocks has prevented the assignment of radar-echo cross sections to specific size distributions of rocks. This gap will now be filled with the use of ground truth provided by metric and panoramic camera photographs and by surface photographic data collected by the astronauts.

Additional Publication Details

Publication type:
Book chapter
Publication Subtype:
Book Chapter
Title:
Photogeology: Part X: calibration of radar data from Apollo 16 results
Series number:
315
Year Published:
1972
Language:
English
Publisher:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Publisher location:
Washington, D.C.
Contributing office(s):
Astrogeology Science Center
Description:
4 p.
Larger Work Type:
Report
Larger Work Subtype:
Federal Government Series
Larger Work Title:
Apollo 16 preliminary science report (NASA SP 315)
First page:
29-110
Last page:
29-113
Other Geospatial:
Moon