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Radar geometry of surface velocity maps

J. A. Leise

Radar geometry of surface velocity maps

by J. A. Leise

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Environmental Research Laboratories in Boulder, Colo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Filters (Mathematics),
  • Transformations (Mathematics)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJames A. Leise
    SeriesNOAA technical memorandum ERL WPL -- 93
    ContributionsWave Propagation Laboratory
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 18 p. :
    Number of Pages18
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14851069M

    Stalker Surface Velocity Sensor Sets a new standard in OEM waterflow management The Stalker Speed Sensor SVR is the ideal solution for OEM projects where accurate, reliable water flow measurement is a primary requirement. The measurement loop geometry of a radar swath showing the field of view orientations at two azimuths is shown. Vg is the observatory’s velocity vector. Azimuth resolution varies with the field of view distance from the center of the track (satellite nadir path on Earth’s surface).

    Location map of the Flade Isblink ice cap (FIIC), with satellite heading and radar line-of-sight (LOS) indicated. The locations (numbers 1 and 2) of previous velocity estimates [Higgins, ] discussed in the text are also background is a Landsat image acquired on 3 July SVR – Surface Velocity Radar; The SVR allows scientists to determine the surface velocity of water. Designed specifically to measure streams and rivers, the SVR gives you precise speed measurement from a stationary position outside the body of water. Face Panel. The face panel includes a 3-digit speed display and three buttons: menu, select.

    Marine navigation radar based wave sensors are excellent tools for wave direction measurements. A marine navigation radar may also be a tool for surface current measurements. Point measurements of the current vector as well as current maps up to a distance of a few km can be provided (Gangeskar, ). Miros WAVEX has its main area of . This icon serves as a link to download the eSSENTIAL Accessibility assistive technology app for individuals with physical disabilities. It is featured as part of our commitment to diversity and.


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Radar geometry of surface velocity maps by J. A. Leise Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Radar geometry of surface velocity maps. [J A Leise; Wave Propagation Radar geometry of surface velocity maps book. Recent Posts. MidAtlantic Region to Receive First Snow of This Week Febru ; Dorian Now a Major Hurricane as it Approaches Carolinas September 5, ; Hurricane Dorian A Threat to Entire Southeastern US September 2, ; The Entire Southeastern US Should Keep a Close Eye on Dorian Aug Introduction to Radar Remote Sensing (Page 1): Radar Geometry Unlike instruments that look straight down (e.g., Landsat, SPOT and most aircraft images), radar data are collected looking off to the side of the spacecraft.

Normally the radar beam is pointed at an elevation angle greater than zero so that the beam, as it moves away from the radar, moves higher and higher above the surface of the earth. Because of this geometry, radar returns originating from targets near the radar represent the low-level wind field, while returns from distant targets represent the wind field at higher levels.

[5] The surface velocity U D corresponds more precisely to a mean motion of scattering elements at the sea surface, averaged over the resolution of the radar image, with element velocities weighted by their normalized radar cross section (NRCS).

This measurement clearly depends upon the instrument characteristics (wavelength, incidence angle, polarization state, Cited by:   As an example of the results obtained from the HF radar data, Fig. 12 shows the daily averaged surface velocity field for 22 January. As in Fig. 9, true eddies are indicated by dots and the eddies detected by the algorithm are indicated by circles.

The two large eddies at the center of the domain were successfully detected by the algorithm, whereas the small eddy (1 Cited by: Interpreting Digital Radar Images page 5 Radar Image Acquisition Depression angle Range (or Look) Direction An imaging radar system emits discrete radar pulses that are directed to one side, so that each pulse illuminates a strip of terrain perpendicular to the flight path.

The microwaves inter-act with surface objects and some portion of them return to-File Size: 2MB. Radar Functions • Normal radar functions: 1. range (from pulse delay) 2.

velocity (from Doppler frequency shift) 3. angular direction (from antenna pointing) • Signature analysis and inverse scattering: 4. target size (from magnitude of return) 5.

target shape and components (return as a function of direction) 6. moving parts (modulation of File Size: 2MB. Current Conditions. Surface Observations. Observed Precipitation.

More Satellite Imagery. More Surface Observations. Oklahoma Mesonet. West Texas Mesonet. Southwest OK/Western North TX. Southern Plains. Forecaster's Discussion. Activity Planner. Submit a Spot Forecast.

Local Forecast Information. Aviation Weather. Rivers and Lakes. As with all remote sensing systems, the viewing geometry of a radar results in certain geometric distortions on the resultant imagery. However, there are key differences for radar imagery which are due to the side-looking viewing geometry, and the fact that the radar is fundamentally a distance measuring device (i.e.

measuring range). CurryR˙book Radar Clutter 81 • Sea state. σ0 increases with sea state. • Polarization. For smooth terrain and sea surface and low grazing angles, σ0 is greater for vertical polarization than for horizontal polarization. For rough terrain and at high grazing angles, theFile Size: KB.

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The SVR is powered by rechargeable batteries, making it easy to measure surface flow anywhere. Backscatter depends on material properties, local geometry (e.g., slope), surface roughness. By combining the ability to discriminate based on range and velocity (Doppler), images of radar backscatter can be formed.

Imaging radar geometry. Conventional satellite radar interferometry can provide large-scale topography models with high resolution4, and can measure the radar line-of-sight component of ice-flow vectors5, but cannot map Cited by: Basic Model Surface Velocity Radar | Hand-held SVR radar for Water Flow measurement.

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No saved locations. Map Default Location. (Precipitation). RADAR GEOMETRY – SCHEMA 2 (slope) a p Range A i p r r flat ground B sloped ground Ground r r: = 𝒓𝒓 sin(𝒊 −𝒑) Ground pixel area: 𝑆𝑝= 𝑆𝑓𝑙𝑎𝑡∙ sin𝒊 sin(𝒊−𝒑) 1 Example: If Incidence angle is 30° and slope is 15° then ground pixel area: 𝑆𝑝= 𝑆𝑓𝑙𝑎𝑡∙ sin30° sin(30°−15°).

We retrieved two-dimensional surface displace-ment in radar geometry which we projected onto the surface, defined by the ASTER-based Antarctic Peninsula digital el-evation model (API-DEM) of Cook et al. (), in order to produce maps of surface velocities. The maps of the surface velocity vector are provided in Antarctic polar stereographic.

Once a good performance of HF radar systems is ensured, 2-D surface current maps are used for a broad range of practical applications, i.e., search-and-rescue operations, oil spill response, or.

RESEARCH ARTICLE /WR Field assessment of noncontact stream gauging using portable surface velocity radars (SVR) Matilde Welber 1,Jer^ome Le Coz 2, Jonathan B. Laronne3, Guido.This geodetic method uses two or more synthetic aperture radar (SAR) images to generate maps of surface deformation or digital elevation, using differences in the phase of the waves returning to the satellite or aircraft.

The technique can potentially measure millimetre-scale changes in deformation over spans of days to years.Relating InSAR displacement maps to ongoing surface displacement processes can be difficult. A knowledge of the LOS direction for the applied satellite geometry as well as factors controlling the direction of displacement (gradient and aspect of the terrain, orientation of controlling geological structures) is required to understand how much of the true three-dimensional (3D) Cited by: