New PDF release: Advances in passive microwave remote sensing of oceans

By Victor Raizer

ISBN-10: 1498767761

ISBN-13: 9781498767767

This ebook demonstrates the services of passive microwave procedure for improved observations of ocean good points, together with the detection of (sub)surface occasions and/or disturbances whereas laying out the advantages and limits of those tools. It represents not just an creation and whole description of the most rules of ocean microwave radiometry and imagery, but in addition presents tips for additional experimental reports. additionally, it expands the research of distant sensing equipment, versions, and strategies and makes a speciality of a high-resolution multiband imaging remark concept. Such a complicated technique offers readers with a brand new point of geophysical info and information acquisition granting the chance to enhance their services on complex microwave know-how, turning into now an quintessential software for diagnostics of ocean phenomena and disturbances.

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1996; Riahi 1996; Drazin 2002; Manneville 2010; Charru 2011; Yaglom and Frisch 2012). In fluid dynamics, the following classification of instabilities is used: (1) primary instability becomes possible if basic flow state changed to another flow state under the influence of its critical instability parameters; (2) secondary instability occurs when the flow state has been changed already due to primary instability and it is changed again due to the influence of critical instability parameters; and (3) tertiary instability is a result of the consecutive actions of preliminary and secondary instabilities.

Then, in 1970, the Cosmos 384 satellite with the same set of microwave radiometers was launched with the same purposes. 2/MTVZA-GY (2014); NASA/SMAP (2015). Additionally, since the 1970s, passive microwave radiometers were used at different aircraft laboratory platforms: NASA Convair 990; Soviet Ilyushin Il-18 and Il-14; Antonov An-2, An-12, and An-30; Tupolev Tu-134 SKh; NASA P-3 and NRL P-3 Orion; NASA DC-8; C-130 Hercules; NOAA WP-3D; Convair-580; Dornier 228; Short Skyvan. Radiometric measurements were conducted around the globe from ship platforms in the 1980s.

2014. Encyclopedia of Remote Sensing (Encyclopedia of Earth Sciences Series). Springer, New York, NY. Pratt, W. K. 2007. Digital Image Processing, 4th edition. John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken, New Jersey. Robinson, I. S. 2010. Discovering the Ocean from Space: The Unique Applications of Satellite Oceanography. Springer, Berlin, Germany. Rytov, S. , Kravtsov, Yu. , and Tatarskii, V. I. 1989. Principles of Statistical Radiophysics. Vol. 3. Springer-Verlag, Berlin. Sharkov, E. A. 2003. Passive Microwave Remote Sensing of the Earth: Physical Foundations.

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