Dielectric and Radiative Properties of Sea Foam at Microwave Frequencies: Conceptual Understanding of Foam Emissivity
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Anguelova, Magdalena D.
Gaiser, Peter W.
- Publisher: Molecular Diversity Preservation International
passive remote sensing | whitecaps | whitecap fraction | foam dielectric properties | foam fraction | dielectric constant | Q | sea foam | Science | foam permittivity
arxiv: Condensed Matter::Soft Condensed Matter | Physics::General Physics | Physics::Computational Physics
Foam fraction can be retrieved from space-based microwave radiometric data at frequencies from 1 to 37 GHz. The retrievals require modeling of ocean surface emissivity fully covered with sea foam. To model foam emissivity well, knowledge of foam properties, both mechani...