Accession Number : AD0714855

Title :   Passive Microwave Measurements of Snow, Soils, and Oceanographic Phenomena.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept. no. 6, 16 Nov 67-15 Nov 68,

Corporate Author : AEROJET-GENERAL CORP EL MONTE CALIF SPACE DIV

Personal Author(s) : Edgerton,A. T. ; Trexler,D. T. ; Poe,G. A. ; Strogryn,A. ; Sakamota,S.

Report Date : FEB 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 178

Abstract : Research performed during the period of this report consisted of a combination of field and laboratory investigations of the microwave emission characteristics of natural materials, and analytical modeling of the microwave radiation characteristics of selected materials to establish a better understanding of the physics of microwave emission. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*SNOW, *MICROWAVE SPECTROSCOPY), (*SOILS, MICROWAVE SPECTROSCOPY), (*OCEAN WAVES, MICROWAVE SPECTROSCOPY), MICROWAVES, EMISSIVITY, RESPONSE, BEACHES, SAND, SURFACE ROUGHNESS, TEMPERATURE, BRIGHTNESS, SEDIMENTATION, SEA ICE, SALINITY, TABLES(DATA), MATHEMATICAL MODELS

Subject Categories : Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
      Soil Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE