Bistatic GNSS Radar

Unlike monostatic radar where a single system transmits and receives reflected radio frequency (RF) energy, bistatic radar uses geographically separated radar transmitters and receivers.

 In bistatic GNSS radar the transmitter is the GNSS satellite and the receiver is located on another satellite or airborne platform. This technique compares the direct and ground-reflected signals received from the GNSS satellite for remote sensing purposes. Possible applications include altimetry and ground feature characterization. This is a joint project between Luleå University of Technology and University of Colorado at Boulder, Colorado, USA.

Published: 10 November 2011


Luleå University of Technology is experiencing strong growth with world-leading competence in several areas of research. 
Our research is conducted in close cooperation with companies such as Bosch, Ericsson, Scania, LKAB, SKF and leading international universities.
Luleå University of Technology has a total turnover of SEK 1.6 billion per year. We currently have 1,700 employees and 16,000 students.


Luleå University of Technology • 971 87 Luleå • Corporate Identity: 202100-2841
Phone: +46 (0)920 49 10 00 • Fax: +46 (0)920 49 13 99 • Student Reception Desk: 0920-49 20 00
E-mail: General questionsQuestions regarding studiesAbout this website
© Luleå University of Technology 2015