Target Detection by Marine Radar

Target Detection by Marine Radar

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Radar is a legal necessity for the safe navigation of merchant ships and, within vessel traffic services, is indispensable to the operation of major ports and harbours. Target Detection by Marine Radar concentrates solely on civil marine operations and explains how marine surveillance radars detect their targets. A chapter has been devoted to the issue of accuracy. The various international regulations governing marine radar are examined, a brief historical background is given to modern-day practice and the book closes with a discussion of ways in which marine radar may develop to meet future challenges.John N. Briggs. range scale logarithmic 147 selection, effect of 111a€“12 ray geometry, geometrical optics 163a€“6 paths 60, 166a€“8 traces ... 85, 637, 643 antenna 87 applications of point passive 239 azimuth polar diagram 260 chaff 269 circular cone 257 sphere 248 reflectors ... gradient 643 see also atmospheric refraction regulations for marine radar 21a€“3 regulators of marine radar xxv, 15a€“ 21 regulatoryanbsp;...

Title:Target Detection by Marine Radar
Author:John N. Briggs
Publisher:IET - 2004-01-01


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