A self-consistent theory for seabed volume scattering.

Tracey, Brian H.

Schmidt, Henrik.


  • A self-consistent perturbation method for three-dimensional acoustic scattering due to sound speed and density fluctuations is developed below. This method allows calculation of mean-field attenuation due to scattering, as well as second-moment statistics of the scattered field. Scattering from an inhomogeneous sediment bottom in shallow water is considered as an application. The power spectral ... read more
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  • Tracey, Brian H., and Henrik Schmidt. "A Self-Consistent Theory for Seabed Volume Scattering." The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 106, no. 5 (November 1999): 2524-2534. doi:10.1121/1.428084.
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