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