Accession Number : AD0747096

Title :   Effects of Soil Layering on the Use of VHF Radio Waves for Remote Terrain Analysis,

Corporate Author : ARMY ENGINEER WATERWAYS EXPERIMENT STATION VICKSBURG MISS

Personal Author(s) : Nikodem,H. J.

Report Date : MAY 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 16

Abstract : The studies discussed in this paper were sponsored by U. S. Army Materiel Command and conducted by the U. S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station (WES) to investigate interaction of radio waves with the ground in order to determine the feasibility of using radio waves for remote analysis of soil conditions affecting trafficability.

Descriptors :   (*TERRAIN INTELLIGENCE, *RADAR REFLECTIONS), (*SOILS, TRAFFICABILITY), DETECTORS, SOIL MECHANICS, RADAR SIGNALS, RADAR CROSS SECTIONS, C BAND, SPECTRUM SIGNATURES, EXPERIMENTAL DATA

Subject Categories : Soil Mechanics
      Active & Passive Radar Detection & Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE