Experiments in Fluids

, Volume 21, Issue 1, pp 43–48

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

  • X. Zhang

DOI: 10.1007/BF00204634

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Zhang, X. Experiments in Fluids (1996) 21: 43. doi:10.1007/BF00204634


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.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • X. Zhang
    • 1
  1. 1.Scripps Institution of Oceanography, 0230 University of CaliforniaSan Diego, La JollaUSA

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