REMOTELY SENSED DATA FOR WAVE PROFILE ANALYSIS

Matthew Harry, Hong Zhang, Gildas Colleter

Abstract


Laser scanning technology (LiDAR) is a form of remote sensing from which a water surface can be measured rapidly and accurately without in-situ sensors. An experimental setup for the measurement of waves in a wave flume is detailed with an analysis of various wave parameters. The experiments function as a source of reliable laboratory controlled data while the data analysis presents the range of research fields that the data can be applied to.

Keywords


LiDAR; remote sensing; wave measurement

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