28 May 1999 Lidar sensing of the North Sea near Great Britain
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The results of experiment on airborne laser sounding of coastal sea waters about Northern Scotland are described. The aircraft- laboratory of Institute of Atmospheric optics with Makrel-2 lidar was used. As a rule, the flights were carried out at height 300 M above water with average speed of 320 km/h. The pulse repetition rate of laser shots changed from 5 up to 25 Hz. The total length of flight lines above water surface has made about 8000 km. The processing of signals was made by a method of logarithmic derivative with statistical processing. The large attention was given to neutralization of influence of afterpulses, arising in photomultipliers, and especially strongly interfering to sounding of water.
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Vitalii S. Shamanaev, Vitalii S. Shamanaev, Grigorii P. Kokhanenko, Grigorii P. Kokhanenko, Ivan E. Penner, Ivan E. Penner, Geoff D. Ludbrook, Geoff D. Ludbrook, Andrew M. Scott, Andrew M. Scott, } "Lidar sensing of the North Sea near Great Britain", Proc. SPIE 3707, Laser Radar Technology and Applications IV, (28 May 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.351344; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.351344
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