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Measurement Techniques, Platforms & Sensors

A derivative of the Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences

Measurement Techniques, Sensors and Platforms is a derivative of the Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences, 2nd Edition and serves as an important reference on current knowledge and expertise in one convenient and accessible source. Its selection of articles?all written by experts in their field?provides extensive coverage of the instruments, sensors and platforms used in measurement today. It is an ideal introduction to the physical, biological, chemical and geological properties of the ocean as well as an expert account of the methods of measurement that are critical to the search for improved accuracy, precision and resolution, higher sampling rates and data storage capacity, and the never-ending need for quality control and precision manufacturing.

Audience
professionals, researchers, and graduate students in the marine sciences

Paperback, 0 pages

Published: August 2009

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-08-096487-4

Contents

  • 1. Research Vessels2. Lowered, expendable or towed instruments3. Moorings, floats and current meters4. Underwater vehicles5. Sensors5.1  Meteorology5.2  Turbulence5.3  Optical5.4 Chemical6. Acoustic methods7. Satellite, aircraft or ship-borne remote sensingAppendices

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