Accession Number:

ADA591259

Title:

A Remote Sensing System for Monitoring Beach Morphology

Descriptive Note:

Coastal engineering technical note

Corporate Author:

COASTAL ENGINEERING RESEARCH CENTER VICKSBURG MS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1990-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

5.0

Abstract:

This note discusses a technique of remotely monitoring nearshore sand bar morphology using video image processing. The technique permits inexpensive monitoring of changes in nearshore sand bar morphology, and requires as little as a camcorder and tripod. A description of the image processing technique and its application is presented.

Subject Categories:

  • Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
  • Geology, Geochemistry and Mineralogy

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE