EECS 632: Radar Remote Sensing

Instructor: Professor Fawwaz Ulaby

Radar scattering by man-made and natural objects, radar system design, synthetic-aperture radar, radar altimeters, applications of radar remote sensing to oceanography, meteorology, hydrology, and ecology.

Microwave Radar and Radiometric Remote Sensing, Fawwaz Ulaby and David Long, UM Press, 2014.


  • Chapter 5: Radar Scattering
  • Chapter 10: Surface-Scattering Models and Land Observations
  • Chapter 11: Volume-Scattering Models and Land Observations
  • Chapter 13: Radar Measurements and Scatterometers
  • Chapter 14: Real- and Synthetic-Aperture Side-Looking Airborne Radar
  • Chapter 15: Interferometric SAR
  • Chapter 16: Radar Remote Sensing of the Ocean
  • Chapter 17: Spaceborne Altimetry
radar map of DC
Radar antenna on satellite in space
radar image of planes