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Acoustic Sensing Techniques for the Shallow Water Environment Inversion Methods and Experiments

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ISBN-10: 1402043724

ISBN-13: 9781402043727

Edition: 2006

Authors: Andrea Caiti, N. Ross Chapman, Jean-Pierre Hermand, S�rgio M. Jesus

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Acoustic remote sensing of the ocean environment has seen a remarkable progress in the last tenfifteen year as a result of an increasing understanding of the experimental techniques and procedures and of the subtleties of the interaction of sound with complex physical and biological processes. This is particularly true in the shallow water environment, where acoustic methods have the potential to allow for a fast and accurate characterization and assessment of the environment. To review the state of the art and the research progress in the field, a workshop was held in the island of Ischia, Italy, in June 2004. Special emphasis has been placed on the experimental applications, to…    
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List price: $249.99
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 8/29/2006
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 332
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.694
Language: English

Preface
Acknowledgements
On the assessment of geoacoustic parameters in shallow water environments
Bayesian inversion of seabed reflection data
Backpropagation techniques in ocean acoustic inversion: time reversal, retrogation and adjoint modelling - A review
Acoustic inversion at low kHz frequencies using an active, vertical line array
Dispersion of broadband acoustic normal modes in the context of long range sediment tomography
Characterization of local seabed properties using synthesized horizontal array data
Characterization of a range-dependent environment from towed array data
Accounting for bias in horizontal wavenumber estimates due to source motion
Acoustic clutter from buried submarine mud volcanoes
Nonlinear acoustical methods in the detection of gassy sediments
Acoustic scattering from submerged and buried objects
High-frequency bistatic scattering experiments using proud and buried targets
A sediment probe for the rapid assessment of seabed characteristics
Continuous acoustic monitoring of physiological and environmental processes in seagrass prairies with focus on photosynthesis
Shallow water tomography in a highly variable scenario
Inversions of reflection loss measurements of a smooth water/sand interface
Estimation of transmission loss and its uncertainty
A forward model for geoacoustic inversion based on ray tracing and plane-wave reflection coefficients
Inversion of the propeller harmonics from a light aircraft for the geoacoustic properties of marine sediments
Inversion of shallow water ambient noise data by means of differential evolution as a global search method
Reflection loss and sub-bottom profiling with ambient noise
Inversion of geoacoustic model parameters using ship radiated noise
Matched-field processing of humpback whale song off estern Australia
Inversions of horizontal and vertical line array data for the estimation of geoacoustic model parameters
Issues of environmental variability in inverse problems in ocean
Author Index
Subject Index