Accession Number:

ADA591260

Title:

A Remote Sensing System for Measuring Runup

Descriptive Note:

Coastal engineering technical note

Corporate Author:

COASTAL ENGINEERING RESEARCH CENTER VICKSBURG MS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1990-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

9.0

Abstract:

This note discusses a technique to remotely measure wave runup using video image processing. The technique permits inexpensive measurements of runup and requires as little as a camcorder and a tripod. A description of the image processing technique, its application, and a field evaluation are presented.

Subject Categories:

  • Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
  • Geology, Geochemistry and Mineralogy

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE