Engineering applications of thermal infrared imagery and impulse radar data for the analysis of ice integrity for transportation purposes

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ConferenceASPRS-ACSM Fall Convention: 28 September 1986, Anchorage, Alaska, USA
Pages3848; # of pages: 11
Subjectaerial photography; radar signals; ice; remote sensing; ice flaw detection; airborne platforms; airborne/ surface observations comparison; ice features identification; signal radar; glace (gel)
AbstractIn order to evaluate the utility of remote sensing methods for the detection and identification of ice flaws, a series of research flights was conducted using a high resolution thermal infrared scanner and an impulse radar from airborne platforms. The airborne data missions were then compared with surface truth observations. This paper will discuss the results of that research and present examples of the specific ice features that were clearly identified by the remote sensing technique.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
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NRC number27713
NPARC number20378600
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