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Título: An experimental demonstration of blind ocean acoustic tomography
Autor: Jesus, S. M.
Soares, Cristiano
Coelho, E.
Picco, P.
Data: 2006
Editora: Acoustical Society of America
Citação: S.M. JESUS, C. SOARES, E. COELHO and P. PICCO, An Experimental Demonstration of Blind Ocean Acoustic Tomography, Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 119(3), pp. 1420-1431, March, (doi:10.1121/1.2165070).
Resumo: Despite the advantages clearly demonstrated by ocean acoustic tomography OAT when compared to other ocean monitoring techniques, it suffers from several technical-related drawbacks. One is the requirement for rather expensive equipment to be maintained and operated at several locations in order to obtain sufficient source–receiver propagation paths to cover a given ocean volume. This paper presents the preliminary feasibility tests of a concept that uses ships of opportunity as sound sources for OAT. The approach adopted in this paper views the tomographic problem as a global inversion that includes determining both the emitted signal and the environmental parameters, which is a similar problem to that seen in blind channel identification and was therefore termed blind ocean acoustic tomography BOAT . BOAT was tested on a data set acquired in October 2000 in a shallow-water area off the west coast of Portugal, including both active and passive ship noise data. Successful results show that BOAT is able to estimate detailed water column temperature profiles coherent with independent measurements in intervals where the uncontrolled source signal ship noise presents a sufficient bandwidth and signal-to-noise ratio, which clearly define the limitations of the presented method.
Peer review: yes
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10400.1/5185
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1121/1.2165070
ISSN: 0001-4966
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