Accession Number : ADA299742

Title :   Sea Ice Radar Backscatter Modeling, Measurements, and the Fusion of Active and Passive Microwave Data.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : KANSAS UNIV CENTER FOR RESEARCH INC LAWRENCE RADAR SYSTEMS AND REMOTE SENSING LAB

Personal Author(s) : Beaven, Scott G.

PDF Url : ADA299742

Report Date : MAR 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 287

Abstract : The polar oceans play a key role in our climate because of the complex interactions between sea ice, open water and the atmosphere.

Descriptors :   *POLAR REGIONS, *MICROWAVE EQUIPMENT, *BACKSCATTERING, *DATA FUSION, *RADAR SIGNATURES, *SEA ICE, EMISSION, MEASUREMENT, METHODOLOGY, MODELS, MONITORING, INTERACTIONS, PHYSICAL PROPERTIES, FREQUENCY MODULATION, COHERENCE, PASSIVE SYSTEMS, MICROWAVES, ELECTROMAGNETIC SCATTERING, SHORT RANGE(TIME), SURFACES, SEASONAL VARIATIONS, SNOW, DARKNESS, ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION, RADAR REFLECTIONS, REMOTE DETECTORS, CLIMATE, TRANSITIONS, NOISE REDUCTION, OCEANS, RADAR SIGNALS, RANGE(DISTANCE), MOISTURE, CLOUD COVER, OPEN WATER, ARCTIC REGIONS, C BAND, ARCTIC OCEAN.

Subject Categories : Snow, Ice and Permafrost
      Active & Passive Radar Detection & Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE