A LASER PROFILOMETER

A FUNCTIONAL DESCRIPTION IS PRESENTED OF THE APPLIED RESEARCH LABORATORIES (ARL) LASER PROFILOMETER, A SPECIAL-PURPOSE LASER DEVICE BUILT TO MEASURE OCEAN-WAVE PROFILES FROM AN AIRBORNE PLATFORM. MOUNTED IN AN AIRCRAFT FLYING AT 60 METERS ABOVE THE SURFACE AND AT 240 KM/HR, THE PROFILOMETER YIELDS DATA WHICH ARE PROCESSED TO PRODUCE A VERTICAL-SECTION TRACE OF THE OCEAN SURFACE SHOWING RIPPLES OF 2.5CM. OR LESS AND WAVES OF ANY HEIGHT. /AUTHOR/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Vol 75, No 12, PP 2185-2187, 3 FIG
  • Authors:
    • Olsen, W S
    • Adams, R M
  • Publication Date: 0

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  • Accession Number: 00229791
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 27 1970 12:00AM