Authors: Sánchez, F; Conde, A; Salvà, B; Colombo, D

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Sánchez, F, Conde, A, Salvà, B & Colombo, D 2016, 'Use of SAR radar satellite data to measure ground deformation in underground and open pit mine sites, El Teniente case study, Chile', in PM Dight (ed.), APSSIM 2016: Proceedings of the First Asia Pacific Slope Stability in Mining Conference, Australian Centre for Geomechanics, Perth, pp. 379-386,

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Advanced remote sensing techniques based on satellite mounted Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) data have become a powerful method for monitoring surface deformation caused by mining operations all over the world. From millimetric displacements to metric displacements, this paper presents different SAR techniques to analyse the dynamics of the slopes of the block cave subsidence crater, landslides, open pit and other surface deformation areas in El Teniente mine in Chile.

Keywords: InSAR, ground motion, monitoring

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