Coastal mapping around shore parallel breakwaters
Bell, Paul S.. 2009 Coastal mapping around shore parallel breakwaters. Hydro International, 13 (1). 18-21.Before downloading, please read NORA policies.
Surveying very shallow coastal areas can be a logistically difficult and time-consuming process. Mapping the emayments around a series of shore parallel breakwaters at Sea Paling on the south-east coast of England has proven an interesting challenge for a new radar-based remote mapping technique. This technique uses the wave behaviour visible as sea clutter on a marine radar to infer the underlying water depth that caused the observed wave behaviour, allowing large areas of the seabed to be mapped without having to deploy boats or people.
|Programmes:||Oceans 2025 > Shelf and coastal processes|
|NORA Subject Terms:||Marine Sciences|
|Date made live:||18 Jun 2010 11:27|
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