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Seabed roughness parameters for the Malta Plateau from joint backscatter and reflection inversion

Steininger, Gavin; Holland, Charles W.; Dosso, S.E.; Dettmer, Jan


This paper presents seabed interface-scattering and geoacoustic parameters estimated on the Malta Plateau, Mediterranean Sea, by joint Bayesian inversion of monostatic backscatter and spherical-wave reflection-coefficient data. The data are modeled assuming a stack of homogeneous fluid sediment layers overlying an elastic basement. The scattering model also assumes a randomly rough water-sediment interface with a von Karman roughness power spectrum. Scattering and reflection data are inverted...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013
Type: Conference paper
Source: Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics
DOI: 10.1121/1.4800717


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