17 September 2013 Two-component wind fields from scanning aerosol lidar and motion estimation algorithms
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We report on the implementation and testing of a new wavelet-based motion estimation algorithm to estimate horizontal vector wind fields in real-time from horizontally-scanning elastic backscatter lidar data, and new experimental results from field work conducted in Chico, California, during the summer of 2013. We also highlight some limitations of a traditional cross-correlation method and compare the results of the wavelet-based method with those from the cross-correlation method and wind measurements from a Doppler lidar.
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Shane D. Mayor, Pierre Dérian, Christopher F. Mauzey, Masaki Hamada, "Two-component wind fields from scanning aerosol lidar and motion estimation algorithms", Proc. SPIE 8872, Lidar Remote Sensing for Environmental Monitoring XIV, 887208 (17 September 2013); doi: 10.1117/12.2025337; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2025337
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