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Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) allows more effective focus in ice.

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Speaker: John Paden, graduate student, EECS, University of Kansas, 2002.

Modified Transcript: We are using synthetic aperture radar to focus the image of the bedrock. Synthetic aperture radar can be compared to the lens on a camera, it bends the light and delays the light such that everything becomes focused in the final image.


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