David Small

Dr. David Small
Radar Remote Sensing
Geographisches Institut - Remote Sensing Lab.
Universität Zürich
Winterthurerstr. 190
CH-8057 Zürich

Phone: +41 (0) 44 635 51 43
Phone2: +41 (0) 44 635 51 61
E-mail: david.small(at)geo.uzh.ch
URL Institution: www.geo.uzh.ch/rsl
Personal URL: link

Additional functions:
Member of European Space Agency Sentinel-1 Mission Advisory Group
Member of European Space Agency Synthetic Aperture Radar Quality Working Group

Key Publications of David Small (up to ten) :
RÜETSCHI M., SMALL D., WASER L.T. [2019], Rapid Detection of Windthrows Using Sentinel-1 C-Band SAR Data, Remote Sensing, vol. 11, Jan. 2019.

RÜETSCHI M., SCHAEPMAN M., SMALL D. [2018], Using Multitemporal Sentinel-1 C-band Backscatter to Monitor Phenology and Classify Deciduous and Coniferous Forests in Northern Switzerland, Remote Sensing, vol. 10, no. 55, Jan. 2018.

SCHUBERT A., MIRANDA N., GEUDTNER D., SMALL D. [2017], Sentinel-1A/B Combined Product Geolocation Accuracy, Remote Sens., vol. 9, no. 607, Jun. 2017.

MAGNARD C., MORSDORF F., SMALL D., STILLA U., SCHAEPMAN M., MEIER E. [2016], Single tree identification using airborne multi baseline SAR interferometry data, Rem. Sens. Env., vol. 186, pp. 567-580, Dec. 2016.

SMALL D., MIRANDA N., EWEN T., JONAS T. [2013], Reliably flattened backscatter for wet snow mapping from wide-swath sensors, IEEE ESA Living Planet Symposium (SP-722), Edinburgh, Scotland, 2013, 8p.

ATWOOD D., SMALL D., GENS R. [2012], Improving PolSAR Land Cover Classification with Radiometric Correction of the Coherency Matrix, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, Vol. 5, No. 3, pp. 848-856.

SMALL D. [2011]: Flattening Gamma: Radiometric Terrain Correction for SAR Imagery, IEEE Trans. on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, Vol. 49, No. 8, pp. 3081-3093.

SCHUBERT A., JEHLE M., SMALL D., MEIER E. [2010]: Influence of Atmospheric Path Delay on the Absolute Geolocation Accuracy of TerraSAR-X High-Resolution Products, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, Vol. 48, No. 2, Feb. 2010, pp. 751-758.

Expertise of David Small:
Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
Expert TypeScientific / Fundamental Research
Applied Sciences / Technologies / Engineering
Topic HydrosphereHydrosphere
Precipitation / Runoff
Topic CryosphereGlaciers
Polar Ice Sheets/ Sea Ice
Snow Cover
Topic BiosphereBiodiversity
Topic Economy/ResourceUseWater
Land Cover / Land Use / Landscape
Spatial ZonesMountain / Highland
Spatial ScaleGlobal / Hemispheric
Time FrameRecent / Today
Statistical FocusMean Change / Trends
MethodsData Collection - Measurement
Data Analysis
Applied Research / Technology
High Altitude

Specialties of David Small:
Geometry and Radiometry of Earth Observing Radar Sensors (e.g. observing snow melt with spaceborne radar); Interferometric processing of radar data.

Last update: 12/17/19
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