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    • Keywords

       

      Radar scatterometer; scattering coefficient; sea surface wind speed

    • Abstract

       

      Earlier investigations have shown that a power law relationship of the typeσ=aWb exists between the scattering coefficientσ and sea surface wind speedW at microwave frequencies. The coefficientsa andb are usually quoted for different frequencies, look angles, polarizations etc. This paper attempts to define the angular dependence using such a power law relationship in the quasi-specular range.

    • Author Affiliations

       

      Abhijit Sarkar1 Lakshmi Bhaduri1

      1. Meteorology Division, Space Applications Centre, Ahmedabad - 380053, India
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  • Journal of Earth System Science | News

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