Accession Number:

ADA629563

Title:

Environmental Effects on High-Frequency Seafloor Scattering Statistics

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIV STATE COLLEGE APPLIED RESEARCH LAB

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2003-09-30

Pagination or Media Count:

6.0

Abstract:

The long-term goals of this research program are to determine and characterize the causes of clutter in the output of high-frequency sonar systems operating in shallow water areas that have spatially heterogeneous seafloors and to link a statistical characterization of returns to the environment through models.

Subject Categories:

  • Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
  • Statistics and Probability
  • Acoustic Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE