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L-band SAR wind-retrieval model function and its application for studies of coastal surface winds and wind waves

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5 Author(s)
Kawamura, H. ; Center for Atmos. & Oceanic Studies, Tohoku Univ., Sendai, Japan ; Shimada, T. ; Shimada, M. ; Kortcheva, A.
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An L-band geophysical model function (GMF) is developed using Japanese Earth Resources Satellite-1 (JERS-1) SAR data. This GMF describes the relationship among L-band NRCS and ocean surface wind speed and direction. It enables us to convert JERS-1 SAR image into a wind-speed map. Using retrieved SAR wind, a high-resolution wave prediction model, SWAN (Simulating WAves Nearshore) was derived to demonstrate SAR high-resolutions winds.

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Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, 2002. IGARSS '02. 2002 IEEE International  (Volume:3 )

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24-28 June 2002