Remote Sensing of Sea Ice and Icebergs / Edition 1

Remote Sensing of Sea Ice and Icebergs / Edition 1

ISBN-10:
0471554944
ISBN-13:
9780471554943
Pub. Date:
10/14/1994
Publisher:
Wiley

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Overview

Remote Sensing of Sea Ice and Icebergs / Edition 1

Describes the latest remote sensing technologies used to detect ice hazards in the marine environment; map surface currents, sea-state and surface winds; study ice dynamics, over ice transportation, oil spill countermeasures, climate changes and ice reconnaisance. Includes such technologies as acoustic sensing, ice-thickness measurement, passive microwave remote sensing, ground wave and surface-based radars.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780471554943
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 10/14/1994
Series: Wiley Series in Remote Sensing and Image Processing Series , #13
Pages: 686
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

Properties of Snow and Ice (E. Lewis, et al.).

Acoustic and Seismic Sensing Techniques (D. Farmer & Y. Xie).

Ice-Thickness Measurement (J. Rossiter & J. Holladay).

Passive Microwave Systems (I. Rubinstein, et al.).

Active Microwave Systems (R. Raney).

Over-the-Horizon Radar (S. Srivastava & J. Walsh).

Surface-Based Radar: Noncoherent (E. Lewis, et al.).

Surface-Based Radar: Coherent (S. Haykin, et al.).

Operational Airborne Radars (R. Lowry).

Synthetic Aperture Radar Images of Sea Ice (C. Livingstone).

RADARSAT and Operational Ice Information (R. Raney & J. Falkingham).

Supplementary Topics and Future Diretions (S. Haykin & R. Raney).

Index.

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