Accession Number:

ADA629235

Title:

A Detailed Study of the Effect of Breaking Waves on Microwave Polarimetric Emissivities

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

WASHINGTON UNIV SEATTLE APPLIED PHYSICS LAB

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2002-09-30

Pagination or Media Count:

8.0

Abstract:

Our long-term goals are to provide polarimetric microwave data that can be used to test models for predicting the microwave electromagnetic response of a foam-covered water surface and to develop better wind vector retrieval algorithms for satellite-mounted microwave radiometers.

Subject Categories:

  • Meteorology
  • Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
  • Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
  • Optics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE