A Remote Sensing System for Monitoring Beach Morphology
Coastal engineering technical note
COASTAL ENGINEERING RESEARCH CENTER VICKSBURG MS
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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.
- Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
- Geology, Geochemistry and Mineralogy