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Measuring Ocean Waves from Space
Volume 8, Number 1 (January–March 1987)

Guest Editor's Introduction

R. C. Beal

Symposium Overview

M. A. Donelan, W. J. Plant

THE MOTIY A TION

Ocean-Wave Prediction: Where Are We?

O. M. Phillips

THE MOTIY A TION

A General Explanation of the Quasi-Universal Form of the Spectra of Wind-Generated Gravity Waves at Different Stages of Their Development

S. A. Kitaigorodskii

THE MOTIY A TION

Limitations of Spectral Measures and Observations of the Group Structure of Surface Waves

E. Mollo-Christensen

THE MOTIY A TION

The Effect of Swell on the Growth of Wind Waves

M. A. Donelan

THE MOTIY A TION

The Present Status of Operational Wave Forecasting

V. J. Cardone

THE MOTIY A TION

The Operational Performance of the Fleet Numerical Oceanography Center Global Spectral Ocean-Wave Model

L. F. Zambresky

THE MOTIY A TION

Recent Results with a Third-Generation Ocean-Wave Model

G. J. Komen

THE MOTIY A TION

Practical Seakeeping Using Directional Wave Spectra

S. L. Bales

THE MOTIY A TION

Some Approaches for Comparing Remote and In-Situ Estimates of Directional Wave Spectra

W. J. Pierson, Jr.

THE MEASUREMENTS

The Microwave Measurement of Ocean-Wave Directional Spectra

W. J. Plant

THE MEASUREMENTS

Spaceborne Imaging Radar Research in the 1990s: An Overview

C. Elachi

THE MEASUREMENTS

The Physical Basis for Estimating Wave Energy Spectra from SAR Imagery

D. R. Lyzenga

THE MEASUREMENTS

The Physical Basis for Estimating Wave Energy Spectra with the Radar Ocean-Wave Spectrometer

F. C. Jackson

THE MEASUREMENTS

Wave-Measurement Capabilities of the Surface Contour Radar and the Airborne Oceanographic Lidar

E. J. Walsh, D. W. Hancock III, D. E. Hines, R. N. Swift, J. F. Scott

THE MEASUREMENTS

A Practical Methodology for Estimating Wave Spectra from the SIR-B

F. M. Monaldo

THE MEASUREMENTS

SIR-B Ocean-Wave Enhancement with Fast Fourier Transform Techniques

D. G. Tilley

THE MEASUREMENTS

The Age and Source of Ocean Swell Observed in Hurricane Josephine

F. I. Gonzalez, B. M. Holt, D. G. Tilley

THE MEASUREMENTS

Extreme Waves in the Agulhas—A Case Study in Wave–Current Interaction

D. E. Irvine

THE 1f IPLlCATIO S

Spectrasat: A Hybrid ROWS/SAR Approach to Monitor Ocean Waves from Space

R. C. Beal

THE 1f IPLlCATIO S

The Radar Ocean-Wave Spectrometer

F. C. Jackson

THE 1f IPLlCATIO S

Spectrasat Instrument Design Using Maximum Heritage

J. L. MacArthur

THE 1f IPLlCATIO S

A Spectrasat System Design Based on the Geosat Experiment

C. C. Kilgus, W. E. Frain

THE 1f IPLlCATIO S

Panel Discussion: Is There a Clear Need for a Global Wave Monitoring System?

SPECIAL TOPICS

Protecting the Public from Fires

W. G. Berl

SPECIAL TOPICS

Insulin Treatment Enters the Space Age

W. McCloskey

MISCELLANEA

The Twenty-Two Most Frequently Cited APL Publications — IV

L. W. Hunter

MISCELLANEA

Writing Awards

W. G. Berl

MISCELLANEA

Book Review: Principles and Models of Biological Transport, by M. H. Friedman

A. S. Popel

MISCELLANEA

Patents