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Evaluation on the use of wavelets for estimation of oceanic surface velocity vector fields
Author(s): Guillermo Tonsmann; John M. Tyler
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Paper Abstract

This paper presents current results for out method for the estimation of oceanic surface velocity fields using wavelet decomposition of Sea Surface Temperature images (SST) images of the same region taken within a know time interval. Wavelet decompositions are performed on both images to obtain approximations that will be compared for local displacements at various resolution levels. The velocity vector field generated form coarser images is refined by the addition of velocity vector components at more detailed resolution levels. Results of the technique applied to artificial and satellite images are presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 April 2000
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 4056, Wavelet Applications VII, (5 April 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.381674
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Guillermo Tonsmann, Louisiana State Univ. (United States)
John M. Tyler, Louisiana State Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4056:
Wavelet Applications VII
Harold H. Szu; Martin Vetterli; William J. Campbell; James R. Buss, Editor(s)

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