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Naval Research Laboratory

Infrared Thermal Wave Imagery

Caption: An example of a raw infrared image of the water surface with observed thermal streaks showing the effect of nonbreaking waves, propagating from right to left, on water in a wave tank. The straight vertical row of bright dotted lines are thermal markers, and the lighter horizontal streaks correspond to elongated, near-surface, eddies.

Credit: U.S. Naval Research Laboratory

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