Journal of Sensors / 2016 / Article / Fig 8

Research Article

Visibility of River Plume Fronts with an X-Band Radar

Figure 8

Schematic of imaging mechanism of the river plume front by the X-band radar. Flow convergence at the front amplifies local wind waves that propagate across the plume and on the opposing current, yielding higher backscatter of the emitted radar beam.

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