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Recently, there has been growing empirical evidence that wind direction information may be obtained from radiometers currently flying, and that wave direction information may be obtained from polarimetric radiometers. This evidence has been accumulating both from recent Russian aircraft work and from the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program, and it opens the possibility of supplementing scatterometry with radiometer measurements of the wind vector over the ocean. The principal limitation of radiometry, in comparison to active microwave sensing, Copyright © National Academy of Sciences.
These meetings could be run at the scientific level expected at an open scientific meeting but be internal to NRL. Research in progress could be discussed candidly, specific naval priorities could be considered, and plans could be made to direct future efforts toward greater interaction and coordination in this research. In addition, talks by outside experts, and workshops including outside participants, could be encouraged. Enhanced Academic Relations and Postdoctoral Programs NRL currently has in place programs to involve outside scientists in NRL activities through their appointment as summer faculty, consultants, and temporary personnel.
Physics of Microwave Backscatter from the Sea at Intermediate Incidence Angles The incidence angle regime from 20 to 70 degrees is probably the most important for applying microwave backscatter to understanding air-sea interactions from low-and high-altitude sensors. This is the case both because theory is better developed in this regime and because the backscatter depends on the spectral wave parameters on which the community has concentrated. Both SARs and scatterometers for measuring wind speed and direction over the ocean use incidence angles that are in this regime.