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Near real time ship detection experiments

Brusch, Stephan and Lehner , Susanne (2010) Near real time ship detection experiments. In: Proceedings of SEASAR 2010 Workshop (ESA-SP 679 (on CD-ROM)), pp. 1-5. ESA Communication Production Office. SEASAR 2010 Workshop, 25.-29. Jan. 2010, Frascati, Italy. ISBN 9789292212438.

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Abstract

A new Near Real Time (NRT) ship detection processor SAINT (SAR AIS Integrated Toolbox) was developed in the framework of the ESA project MARISS. Data are received at DLRs ground segment DLR-BN (Neustrelitz, Germany). Results of the ship detection are available on ftp server within 30 min after the acquisition started. The detectability of ships on Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) ERS-2, ENVISAT ASAR and TerraSAR-X (TS-X) images is validated by coastal (live) AIS and space AIS. The monitoring areas chosen for surveillance are the North-, Baltic Sea, and Cape Town. The detectability in respect to environmental parameters like wind field, sea state, currents and changing coastlines due to tidal effects is investigated. In the South Atlantic a tracking experiment of the German research vessel Polarstern has been performed. Issues of piracy in particular in respect to ships hijacked at the Somali coast are discussed. Some examples using high resolution images from TerraSAR-X are given.

Document Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Title:Near real time ship detection experiments
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of Authors
Brusch, StephanUNSPECIFIED
Lehner , SusanneUNSPECIFIED
Date:2010
Journal or Publication Title:Proceedings of SEASAR 2010 Workshop
Page Range:pp. 1-5
Editors:
EditorsEmail
Sawaya-Lacoste, Huguette ESA
Ouwehand, L.ESA
Publisher:ESA Communication Production Office
Series Name:Proceedings of SeaSAR 2010
ISBN:9789292212438
Status:Published
Keywords:SAR, ship detection, near real time
Event Title:SEASAR 2010 Workshop
Event Location:Frascati, Italy
Event Type:international Conference
Event Dates:25.-29. Jan. 2010
Organizer:ESA
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 - Vorhaben Entwicklung und Erprobung von Verfahren zur Gewässerfernerkundung (old)
Location: Oberpfaffenhofen
Institutes and Institutions:Remote Sensing Technology Institute > Marine Remote Sensing
Deposited By: Bärbel Bolowski
Deposited On:22 Nov 2010 15:54
Last Modified:03 Apr 2013 15:06

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