Nordsee Radar Backscatter Measurements Data Report.
Technical rept. 20 Jan-3 Feb 84,
KANSAS UNIV/CENTER FOR RESEARCH INC LAWRENCE REMOTE SENSING LAB
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Radar backscatter measurements of the ocean were made by University of Kansas KU investigators from the Nordsee tower to determine scattering coefficients as a function of wind speed, incidence angle and look direction at C-, X- and Ku-bands and to determine the modulation of Bragg-resonant ripples by long waves. A modified version of the KU helicopter-borne scatterometer HELOSCAT was used to acquire the data. The radar backscatter data were collected at selected frequencies between 4 and 17 GHz, and incidence angles between 18 deg. and 70 deg. with VV- and HH-polarizations.
- Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
- Active and Passive Radar Detection and Equipment
- Radiofrequency Wave Propagation