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Surface Currents in the German Bight Measured by Backscattered Radio Waves — a Comparison with Conventional Measurements and Model Results

  • H.-H. Essen
  • M. M. Janopaul
  • E. Mittelstaedt
  • J. Backhaus

Abstract

Considerable progress has been made in radio oceanography during the past 10 years. This paper presents electromagnetic HF (high frequency) techniques which permit the measurement of ocean surface currents from shore.

Keywords

Radar Data German Bight Ocean Surface Current Subsurface Current Surface Current Measurement 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • H.-H. Essen
    • 1
  • M. M. Janopaul
    • 2
  • E. Mittelstaedt
    • 3
  • J. Backhaus
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für MeereskundeUniversität HamburgFed. Rep. of Germany
  2. 2.NOAA, ERL, Wave Propagation LaboratoryBoulderUSA
  3. 3.Deutsches Hydrographisches InstitutHamburgFed. Rep. of Germany

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