Along-Track Interferometry TanDEM-X Satellite Data for Modelling Sea Surface Level Change and Sea Surface Current Velocity

  • Maged MarghanyEmail author
  • Nurimah Samnat
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 547)


This investigation is the novel study, which is contacted along the Malaysian coastal water to implement the potential of TanDEM-X satellite data for retrieving sea surface current. In this view, the main objective of this investigation is to exam the multichannel MAP height estimator for retrieving sea surface current pattern as a function of the tidal elevation. The investigation reveals that the MAP algorithm has excellent performance with the lowest RMSE of ± 0.0074 m/s. Additional, MAP algorithm can authenticate the spatial variability of coastal water from TanDEM-X satellite data. Concluding, TanDEMX data exposes a fabulous assurance for modelling the sea surface current flow with X-band.


TanDEM-X satellite data MAP height estimator algorithm Sea surface current Tidal elevation Along-Track interferometry 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty Geospatial and Real EstateGeomatika University CollegeKuala Lumpur, WP Kuala LumpurMalaysia

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