Logo - springer
Slogan - springer

Earth Sciences & Geography - Oceanography | The Handbook of Sidescan Sonar

The Handbook of Sidescan Sonar

Blondel, Philippe

Jointly published with Praxis Publishing, UK

2009, XXVIII, 316 p.

Available Formats:
eBook
Information

Springer eBooks may be purchased by end-customers only and are sold without copy protection (DRM free). Instead, all eBooks include personalized watermarks. This means you can read the Springer eBooks across numerous devices such as Laptops, eReaders, and tablets.

You can pay for Springer eBooks with Visa, Mastercard, American Express or Paypal.

After the purchase you can directly download the eBook file or read it online in our Springer eBook Reader. Furthermore your eBook will be stored in your MySpringer account. So you can always re-download your eBooks.

 
$209.00

(net) price for USA

ISBN 978-3-540-49886-5

digitally watermarked, no DRM

Included Format: PDF

download immediately after purchase


learn more about Springer eBooks

add to marked items

Hardcover
Information

Hardcover version

You can pay for Springer Books with Visa, Mastercard, American Express or Paypal.

Standard shipping is free of charge for individual customers.

 
$269.00

(net) price for USA

ISBN 978-3-540-42641-7

free shipping for individuals worldwide

usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days


add to marked items

Softcover
Information

Softcover (also known as softback) version.

You can pay for Springer Books with Visa, Mastercard, American Express or Paypal.

Standard shipping is free of charge for individual customers.

 
$269.00

(net) price for USA

ISBN 978-3-642-43463-1

free shipping for individuals worldwide

usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days


add to marked items

  • Explores technology and application of sidescan sonar for sea floor exploration
  • Offers insight on identification of sea floor structures and processing of sidescan sonar data
  • Broadly-expanded and updated from 1997 edition

Seafloor surveying with acoustic remote sensing has become a powerful tool for researchers and professionals seeking knowledge about the structure and behavior of the seafloor. Sidescan sonar is proving to be the preeminent technique, but its data is often difficult to interpret due to the physics of acoustic remote sensing, and to the varied geological processes at play. This book covers all the fundamentals of sidescan sonar, and goes on to explain how to interpret sidescan sonar imagery and bathymetry. It fully explores the most recent advances in sonar technology as well as new understanding of marine structures, and provides deep insights for interpretation and decision-making. Broadly expanded and updated from the previous 1997 "Handbook of Seafloor Sonar Imagery", this handbook is indispensable to oceanographers, resource exploiters, telecommunications engineers, and marine researchers of all kinds.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Ocean - acoustic signals - marine - marine structures - remote sensing - sea floor

Related subjects » Geology - Geophysics & Geodesy - Oceanography

Table of contents 

Acoustic signals and data acquisition.- Imagery and bathymetry.- Sidescan sonar data processing.- Spreading and subduction.- Abyssal basins and the polar seas.- Continental margins.- Shallow-water environments.- Man-made structures.- Anomalies and artifacts.- Computer-assisted interpretation.- Conclusion.

Popular Content within this publication 

 

Articles

Read this Book on Springerlink

Services for this book

New Book Alert

Get alerted on new Springer publications in the subject area of Oceanography.