Construct a Comprehensive Model of Radar Scattering from the Ocean Surface

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Navy
Amount:
$70,000.00
Award Year:
2005
Program:
STTR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
N00014-05-M-0165
Agency Tracking Number:
N054-011-0089
Solicitation Year:
2005
Solicitation Topic Code:
N05-T011
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
ARETE ASSOC.
P.O. Box 6024, Sherman Oaks, CA, 91413
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
082191198
Principal Investigator
 Clayton Roy Chinn
 Senior Scientist
 (703) 413-0290
 cchinn@arete.com
Business Contact
 Philip Selwyn
Title: Vice President
Phone: (703) 413-0290
Email: pselwyn@arete.com
Research Institution
 UNIV. OF WASHINGTON
 William J Plant
 University of Washington, APL, 1013 NE 40th Street
Seattle, WA, 98105
 (206) 543-7836
 Nonprofit college or university
Abstract
Current models do not include realistic representations of sea spike generators, such as breaking or near-breaking waves. This STTR proposal will address this short-coming by developing realistic physical models of sea spike generation and incorporating these models into existing state-of-the-art hydrodynamics and radar scattering models. By overcoming a major hurdle, this work will represent a major step towards the goal of a comprehensive rigorous model of radar scattering from the ocean surface.

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