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Topography and morphodynamics in the German Bight using SAR and optical remote sensing data

Niedermeier, Andreas and Hoja, Danielle and Lehner, Susanne (2005) Topography and morphodynamics in the German Bight using SAR and optical remote sensing data. Ocean Dynamics, 55 (2), pp. 100-109. Springer-Verlag GmbH. DOI: 10.1007/s10236-005-0114-2. ISSN 1616-7341 (Paper) 1616-7228 (Online).

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10236-005-0114-2

Abstract

Morphological changes in coastal areas, especially in river estuaries, are of high interest in many parts of the world. Satellite data from both optical and radar sensors can help to monitor and investigate these changes. Data from both kinds of sensors being available for up to 30 years now, allow examinations over large timescales, while high resolution sensors developed within the last decade allow increased accuracy. So the creation of digital elevation models (DEMs) of, for example, the wadden sea from a series of satellite images is already possible. ENVISAT, successfully launched on March 1, 2002, continues the line of higher resolution synthetic aperture radar (SAR) imaging sensors with its ASAR instrument and now also allows several polarization modes for better separation of land and water areas. This article gives an overview of sensors and algorithms for waterline determination as well as several applications. Both optical and SAR images are considered. Applications include morphodynamic monitoring studies and DEM generation.

Document Type:Article
Title:Topography and morphodynamics in the German Bight using SAR and optical remote sensing data
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of Authors
Niedermeier, AndreasUNSPECIFIED
Hoja, DanielleUNSPECIFIED
Lehner, SusanneUNSPECIFIED
Date:9 May 2005
Journal or Publication Title:Ocean Dynamics
Refereed publication:Yes
In ISI Web of Science:Yes
Volume:55
DOI:10.1007/s10236-005-0114-2
Page Range:pp. 100-109
Editors:
EditorsEmail
Springer-Verlag GmbH, UNSPECIFIED
Publisher:Springer-Verlag GmbH
ISSN:1616-7341 (Paper) 1616-7228 (Online)
Status:Published
Keywords:Waterline, Edge detection, Remote sensing, Morphodynamics, Digital elevation model (DEM), Coastal area
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport (old)
HGF - Program:Space (old)
HGF - Program Themes:W EO - Erdbeobachtung
DLR - Research area:Space
DLR - Program:W EO - Erdbeobachtung
DLR - Research theme (Project):W - Projekt ENVISAT (old)
Location: Oberpfaffenhofen
Institutes and Institutions:Remote Sensing Technology Institute > Marine Remote Sensing
Remote Sensing Technology Institute > Image Science
Deposited By: Dr.rer.nat. Andreas Niedermeier
Deposited On:22 Nov 2005
Last Modified:14 Jan 2010 20:14

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