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Title: A remote sensing system for monitoring beach morphology
Authors: Coastal Engineering Research Center (U.S.)
Keywords: Sand bar morphology
Wave breaking
Rayleigh probability distribution
Publisher: Coastal Engineering Research Center (U.S.)
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Series/Report no.: Coastal engineering technical note ; CETN-II-22.
Description: Technical note
Purpose: This note discusses a technique of remotely monitoring nearshore sand bar morphology using video image processing. The technique permits inexpensive monitoring of changes in nearshore sand bar morphology, and requires as little as a camcorder and tripod. A description of the image processing technique and its application is presented.
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