Radar backscattering from sea foam and spray

  title={Radar backscattering from sea foam and spray},
  author={Victor Raizer},
  journal={2013 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium - IGARSS},
  • V. Raizer
  • Published 21 July 2013
  • Environmental Science, Mathematics
  • 2013 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium - IGARSS
A radar backscattering model of sea foam and spray is considered The model suggested is based on a modified Mie theory describing resonance scattering and adsorption effects from polydisperse systems of air bubbles (foam) and water droplets (spray) in a wide range of microwave frequencies. Joint contributions of foam and spray in the backscattering coefficient are investigated as well. As a result of our modeling, it is shown that the backscattering coefficient depends on microstructure… 

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