Accession Number : ADA135462

Title :   Swirls and Plumes or Application of Statistical Methods to Satellite-Derived Sea Surface Temperatures.

Descriptive Note : Doctoral thesis,

Corporate Author : SCRIPPS INSTITUTION OF OCEANOGRAPHY LA JOLLA CA

Personal Author(s) : Kelly,K A

PDF Url : ADA135462

Report Date : Aug 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 235

Abstract : Contents: Data Description; Cloud Detection; Correction for Atmospheric Effects and Systematic Errors; Spatial and Temporal Variability; Comparison of Satellite Images with Other Code Data; Winds, Topography and SST; Velocity Estimation; Appendix A, Example of Cloud Flagging Procedure; Appendix B, Removing Noise from Channel 3; Appendix C, Least Squares Estimation; Appendix D, Interpolation of Images; Appendix E, Computing EOF'S using SVD.

Descriptors :   *Ocean surface, Temperature, Measurement, Artificial satellites, Optical images, Oceanographic data, Variations, Statistical analysis, Wind, Topography, Theses

Subject Categories : Physical and Dynamic Oceanography

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE