, Volume 21, Issue 1, pp 43-48

An algorithm for calculating water surface elevations from surface gradient image data

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2-D water surface gradient data can be measured by a 2-D gradient detector (Zhang and Cox 1991; Zhang et al. 1993). An algorithm for the reconstruction of water surface elevation from measured surface gradient data is described in some detail. The boundary and noise effects are explored.

This work has been supported by NSF and ONR. The author wishes to thank the anonymous reviewers for suggestions for improving the text.