Standard target calibration: practical inter-comparison with planar surface targets and calibrated transducers

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Standard target calibration : practical inter-comparison with planar surface targets and calibrated transducers. / Atkins, P. R.; Yan, T.; Hayati, F.

OCEANS 2017 - Aberdeen. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017. p. 1-10 (OCEANS - Europe; Vol. 2017-October).

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Atkins, PR, Yan, T & Hayati, F 2017, Standard target calibration: practical inter-comparison with planar surface targets and calibrated transducers. in OCEANS 2017 - Aberdeen. OCEANS - Europe, vol. 2017-October, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), pp. 1-10, OCEANS 2017 - Aberdeen, Aberdeen, United Kingdom, 19/06/17. https://doi.org/10.1109/OCEANSE.2017.8084801

APA

Atkins, P. R., Yan, T., & Hayati, F. (2017). Standard target calibration: practical inter-comparison with planar surface targets and calibrated transducers. In OCEANS 2017 - Aberdeen (pp. 1-10). (OCEANS - Europe; Vol. 2017-October). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). https://doi.org/10.1109/OCEANSE.2017.8084801

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Atkins PR, Yan T, Hayati F. Standard target calibration: practical inter-comparison with planar surface targets and calibrated transducers. In OCEANS 2017 - Aberdeen. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). 2017. p. 1-10. (OCEANS - Europe). https://doi.org/10.1109/OCEANSE.2017.8084801

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Atkins, P. R. ; Yan, T. ; Hayati, F. / Standard target calibration : practical inter-comparison with planar surface targets and calibrated transducers. OCEANS 2017 - Aberdeen. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017. pp. 1-10 (OCEANS - Europe).

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