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1993, Oceanography 6(3):78–85, http://dx.doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.1993.02

The Application of Video Image Processing to the Study of Nearshore Processes

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Authors

Rob A. Holman | College of Oceanography, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, USA

Asbury H. Sallenger Jr. | Department of Oceanography, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA, USA

Tom C. Lippmann | Center for Coastal Geology, U.S. Geological Survey, St. Petersburg, FL, USA

John W. Haines | Center for Coastal Geology, U.S. Geological Survey, St. Petersburg, FL, USA

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First Paragraph

Perhaps the most popular oceanographic setting for the public is the beach and nearshore environment. Poetic accounts since early history describe the comings and goings of tides, waves and sand. More recently economic, recreational and defense pressures have lead to greatly increased efforts to achieve a more quantitative understanding.

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Full Article

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Citation

Holman, R.A., A.H. Sallenger Jr., T.C. Lippman, and J.W. Haines. 1993. The application of video image processing to the study of nearshore processes. Oceanography 6(3):78–85, http://dx.doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.1993.02.

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