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Meteo-marine parameters and their variability observed by high resolution satellite radar

Jacobsen, Sven and Lehner, Susanne and Pleskachevsky, Andrey and Rosenthal, Wolfgang (2013) Meteo-marine parameters and their variability observed by high resolution satellite radar. In: Proceedings of ESA Living Planet Symposium 2013. ESA Communications, ESTEC, PO Box 299, 2200 AG Noordwijk, The Netherlands. ESA Living Planet Symposium, 9.-13. Sept. 2013, Edinburgh, UK. ISBN 978 92 9221 286 5 ISSN 1609-042X

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Abstract

An estimation of swell wave energy fluxes is presented based on remote sensing data. The energy flux being the product of wave energy density and group velocity is estimated based on information about local wave height, wavelength and period. Wave parameters are determined from TerraSAR-X high resolution radar images using the newly developed empirical algorithm XWAVE-2. An analysis of the spatial variation of relevant variables is presented for selected areas along the south coast of Java island (Indonesia). Wavelength reduction of shoaling waves moreover yields estimates of the local bathymetry. An examination of sea state parameters in combination with the derived local under water topography permits the identification of the best-suited locations for wave power plants. The information is a valuable constituent in the site selection process for ocean renewable energy facilities as part of the bilateral Indonesian-German project “Science for the Protection of Indonesian Coastal Marine Ecosystems(SPICE).

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/88886/
Document Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Title:Meteo-marine parameters and their variability observed by high resolution satellite radar
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthors ORCID iD
Jacobsen, SvenSven.Jacobsen (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Lehner, SusanneSusanne.Lehner (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Pleskachevsky, Andreyandrey.pleskachevsky (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Rosenthal, WolfgangOceanWaves, Hansekontor, Vor dem Bardowicker Tore6b, D-21339 Lüneburg (Germany)UNSPECIFIED
Date:2013
Journal or Publication Title:Proceedings of ESA Living Planet Symposium 2013
Refereed publication:No
Open Access:No
Gold Open Access:No
In SCOPUS:No
In ISI Web of Science:No
Editors:
EditorsEmail
Ouwehand, L.UNSPECIFIED
Publisher:ESA Communications, ESTEC, PO Box 299, 2200 AG Noordwijk, The Netherlands
ISSN:1609-042X
ISBN:978 92 9221 286 5
Status:Published
Keywords:SAR Oceanography, empirical algorithm, significant wave height, wave spectrum. Indonesia
Event Title:ESA Living Planet Symposium
Event Location:Edinburgh, UK
Event Type:international Conference
Event Dates:9.-13. Sept. 2013
Organizer:European Space Agency
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport
HGF - Program:Space
HGF - Program Themes:Earth Observation
DLR - Research area:Raumfahrt
DLR - Program:R EO - Erdbeobachtung
DLR - Research theme (Project):R - Vorhaben Entwicklung und Erprobung von Verfahren zur Gewässerfernerkundung (old)
Location: Bremen , Oberpfaffenhofen
Institutes and Institutions:Remote Sensing Technology Institute > SAR Signal Processing
Deposited By: Kaps, Ruth
Deposited On:05 Sep 2014 09:19
Last Modified:05 Sep 2014 09:19

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