GEDI Coverage vs. Full Power Beams

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GEDI Coverage vs. Full Power Beams

by LP DAAC - ckrehbiel » Tue Feb 09, 2021 4:09 pm America/New_York

User Question from GEDI NASA Earthdata Webinar: Is it necessary to differentiate GEDI data from coverage beams vs. from full power beams?

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Re: GEDI Coverage vs. Full Power Beams

by LP DAAC - ckrehbiel » Wed Feb 10, 2021 2:18 pm America/New_York

GEDI coverage beams (beams 0000, 0001, 0010, and 0011) were designed to penetrate canopies of up to 95% canopy cover under “average” conditions. For this reason, it is recommended to preference the GEDI full power beams in cases of dense vegetation.

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Re: GEDI Coverage vs. Full Power Beams

by meiyuanchen » Wed Jul 27, 2022 5:15 am America/New_York

What is the difference in the information obtained by full power laser and coverage laser, and is it possible to use only full power laser in dense forests?

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Re: GEDI Coverage vs. Full Power Beams

by LP DAAC - jwilson » Fri Jul 29, 2022 9:34 am America/New_York

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