Acoustic Remote Sensing Applications


ISBN: 978-3-540-61612-2 (Print) 978-3-540-70743-1 (Online)
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Table of contents (23 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii

  2. Book Chapter

    Pages 3-34

    Physical grounds for acoustic remote sensing of the atmospheric boundary layer

  3. Book Chapter

    Pages 35-84

    An overview of the technological development of atmospheric echosounders (SODARS)

  4. Book Chapter

    Pages 85-104

    Design of a tri-monostatic doppler sodar system

  5. Book Chapter

    Pages 105-116

    A modular PC-based multiband sodar system

  6. Book Chapter

    Pages 117-132

    Mini acoustic sounding, a powerful tool for ABL applications: Recent advances

  7. Book Chapter

    Pages 133-141

    Radio-acoustic temperature profiling in the troposphere

  8. Book Chapter

    Pages 142-176

    Radio acoustic sounding system (RASS) for studying the lower atmosphere

  9. Book Chapter

    Pages 179-190

    Determination of the turbulent structure parameters

  10. Book Chapter

    Pages 191-201

    Turbulence variables derived from sodar data

  11. Book Chapter

    Pages 202-235

    Development of sodar detection and its application for studies of atmospheric boundary layer in Beijing, China

  12. Book Chapter

    Pages 236-246

    Influence of the nocturnal low-level-jet on the vertical and mesoscale structure of the stable boundary layer as revealed from doppler-sodar-observations

  13. Book Chapter

    Pages 247-274

    Dynamics of the continental boundary layer: The CRPE sodar results (1984–1993)

  14. Book Chapter

    Pages 275-292

    Sodar investigations of gravity waves by cross spectral analysis

  15. Book Chapter

    Pages 293-306

    Sodar monitoring of nocturnal boundary layer during the harmattan in Ile-Ife, Nigeria

  16. Book Chapter

    Pages 307-324

    An overview of similarity methods to estimate turbulence quantities from sodar measurements in the convective boundary layer

  17. Book Chapter

    Pages 325-384

    Sodar: A tool to characterize hazardous situations in air pollution and communication

  18. Book Chapter

    Pages 385-394

    Application of sodar in urban air-quality monitoring systems

  19. Book Chapter

    Pages 395-405

    Operational use of sodar information in nowcasting

  20. Book Chapter

    Pages 409-448

    Acoustic remote sensing of ocean flows

  21. Book Chapter

    Pages 449-475

    Acoustic remote sensing of ocean-atmosphere interactions

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