Filtering Continuous River Surface Velocity Radar Data
AbstractIn this study, the prediction interval method was used in simple regression models to filter continuous river surface velocity microwave radar data. To evaluate the model performance, two data sets from monitoring stations with mild and steep channel slopes were used. A human–machine interface software program developed in LabVIEW was used to sample data from big continuous data for establishing the relationships between surface velocity and water level, two surface velocities, and their prediction intervals. Filtering by coupled relationships detected the most noise in the surface velocity and the original data, and the results for different cases were compared. The results were also compared with widely used modern smoothing methods. It was found that raw data cannot always be post–processed using these smoothing methods. Moreover, peaks become distorted. This study provides a method for filtering noise signals in continuous river surface velocity data without data contamination, which makes the surface velocity data more reliable and applicable for advanced studies, such as machine learning applications, and can be applied for the quality control of surface velocity data in the future. View Full-Text
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Wang, H.-W.; Lin, G.-F.; Tfwala, S.S.; Hong, J.-H. Filtering Continuous River Surface Velocity Radar Data. Water 2019, 11, 764.
Wang H-W, Lin G-F, Tfwala SS, Hong J-H. Filtering Continuous River Surface Velocity Radar Data. Water. 2019; 11(4):764.Chicago/Turabian Style
Wang, Hau-Wei; Lin, Gwo-Fong; Tfwala, Samkele S.; Hong, Jian-Hao. 2019. "Filtering Continuous River Surface Velocity Radar Data." Water 11, no. 4: 764.
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