Radar Remote Sensing of Nearshore Processes: Bar Morphology, Directional Wave Spectra, Infragravity Waves, Wave Breaking Dissipation


Dennis B. Trizna

Funding Source

Naval Research Laboratory



Use marine radars mounted on the end of the pier tower and at locations shoreside of the dune to collect radar imagery. Radar scattering processes as seen from two different aspects have not been compared previously. While objectives 1-4 have been qualitatively accomplished previously, offshore/inshore comparisons of same have never been made. The marine radar will collect synoptic data around the clock, as it is unaffected by visibility effects due to rain or darkness.


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