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Measurement of high frequency waves using a wave follower
Author and Affiliation:
Tang, S.(Jet Propulsion Lab., California Inst. of Tech., Pasadena, CA, United States)
Shemdin, O. H.(California Institute of Technology, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, United States)
Abstract: High frequency waves were measured using a laser-optical sensor mounted on a wave follower. Measured down-wind wave slope spectra are shown to be wind speed dependent; the mean square wave-slopes are generally larger than those measured by Cox and Munk (1954) using the sun glitter method.
Publication Date: Nov 20, 1983
Document ID:
19840030383
(Acquired Nov 28, 1995)
Accession Number: 84A13170
Subject Category: OCEANOGRAPHY
Document Type: Journal Article
Publication Information: Journal of Geophysical Research (ISSN 0148-0227); 88; 9832-984
Publisher Information: United States
Financial Sponsor: NASA; United States
Organization Source: Jet Propulsion Lab., California Inst. of Tech.; Pasadena, CA, United States
Description: 9p; In English
Distribution Limits: Unclassified; Publicly available; Unlimited
Rights: Copyright
NASA Terms: AIR WATER INTERACTIONS; OCEAN SURFACE; SEA STATES; WATER WAVES; OPTICAL MEASUREMENT; PROBABILITY DENSITY FUNCTIONS; WIND VELOCITY
Imprint And Other Notes: Journal of Geophysical Research (ISSN 0148-0227), vol. 88, Nov. 20, 1983, p. 9832-9840.
Availability Source: Other Sources
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