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An operational multispectral scanner for bathymetric surveys - The ABS NORDA scannerThe Naval Ocean Research and Development Activity (NORDA) is developing the Airborne Bathymetric Survey (ABS) system, which will take shallow water depth soundings from a Navy P-3 aircraft. The system combines active and passive sensors to obtain optical measurements of water depth. The ABS NORDA Scanner is the systems passive multispectral scanner whose design goal is to provide 100 percent coverage of the seafloor, to depths of 20 m in average coastal waters. The ABS NORDA Scanner hardware and operational environment is discussed in detail. The optical model providing the basis for depth extraction is reviewed and the proposed data processing routine discussed.
Document ID
19870065925
Document Type
Conference Paper
Authors
Haimbach, Stephen P.
(NASA National Space Technology Labs. Bay Saint Louis, MS, United States)
Joy, Richard T.
(NASA National Space Technology Labs. Bay Saint Louis, MS, United States)
Hickman, G. Daniel
(NASA National Space Technology Laboratories; U.S. Navy, Naval Ocean Research and Development Activity, Bay Saint Louis MS, United States)
Date Acquired
August 13, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 1987
Subject Category
Aircraft Instrumentation
Accession Number
87A53199
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
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