Accession Number : ADA293096
Title : The Infrared Signature of Breaking Waves.
Corporate Author : WASHINGTON UNIV SEATTLE APPLIED PHYSICS LAB
Personal Author(s) : Jessup, Andrew T.
PDF Url : ADA293096
Report Date : 30 JUN 1993
Pagination or Media Count : 9
Abstract : The ability to measure the strength, or scale, of wave breaking in the open ocean remains elusive. Recent measurements of the infrared signature of wave breaking suggest that quantitative information about the breaking process can be provided by infrared techniques. (MM)
Descriptors : *OCEAN WAVES, *INFRARED SIGNATURES, TEMPERATURE, TURBULENT FLOW, INFRARED IMAGES, WAKE.
Subject Categories : Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
Infrared Detection and Detectors
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE