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Determination of bathymetry using marine radar images of waves

Bell, Paul. 2001 Determination of bathymetry using marine radar images of waves. In: The Fourth International Symposium on Ocean Wave Measurement and Analysis, San Francisco, USA, 2-6 September 2001. USA, 251-257.

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Abstract/Summary

This paper illustrates a method of calculating bathymetric maps of shallow water areas (<20m depth) using an analysis of wave properties determined from an analysis of marine radar image sequences of waves. Water depths determined using this corrected for tidal variation in water level are compared quantitatively to conventional surveys. Two case studies are shown from the COAST3D project field sites at Egmond aan Zee in the Netherlands and at Teignmouth in the United Kingdom.

Item Type: Publication - Conference Item (Paper)
Programmes: Oceans 2025 > Shelf and coastal processes
POL Programmes > Shallow coastal seas - function and impacts of change > Process experiments at small scale
NORA Subject Terms: Marine Sciences
Date made live: 25 Mar 2008 14:28
URI: http://nora.nerc.ac.uk/id/eprint/2601

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