X-band Radar Sensor for the Landslide Risk Mitigation

  • Sandra Costanzo
  • Giuseppe Di Massa
  • Marco Salzano
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 206)


A low cost Stepped Frequency Continuous Wave sensor is proposed in this work as radar module for the long range monitoring of environmental scenarios subject to landslide risk. A radar configuration based on the adoption of a variable scanning antenna array is proposed for the accurate detection of land movements. Furthermore, a X-band radar module prototype is realized and tested to demonstrate the high resolution capabilities of the proposed configuration.


Radar sensor early warning environmental risk 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sandra Costanzo
    • 1
  • Giuseppe Di Massa
    • 1
  • Marco Salzano
    • 1
  1. 1.DIMESUniversity of CalabriaRendeItaly

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