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Improved estimation of the directional wave spectrum from marine radar images by employing a directional modulation transfer function (MTF)
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  • Susanne Stole-Hentschel ,
  • Ruben Carrasco ,
  • Jose Carlos Nieto Borge ,
  • Jörg Seemann ,
  • Yaron Toledo
Susanne Stole-Hentschel
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Ruben Carrasco
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Jose Carlos Nieto Borge
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Jörg Seemann
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Yaron Toledo
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Abstract

The work introduces the directional modulation transfer function (MTF) to improve the estimate of direction wave spectra from radar images of ocean waves. In contrast to the established MTF, the presented MTF better captures the directional distribution of wave energy when the spreading is high.