Johannessen, J., Hamre, T., Garello, R., Romeiser, R., Kern, S., Chapron, B., Robinson, I., Ufermann, S., Cummins, V., Connolly, N., Nittis, K., Perivoliotis, L. and Tarchi, D.
Marine SAR Analysis and Interpretation System - MARSAIS.
Dahlin, H, Flemming, N.C., Nittis, K and Petersson, S.E. (eds.)
Building the European capacity in operational oceanography. Proceedings of the Third International Conference on EuroGOOS, 3-6 December 2002, Athens, Greece.
Third International Conference on EuroGOOS
(Elsevier Oceanography Series 69).
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There is a growing need for better monitoring and managing of the marine coastal zone environment. The parameters and features most frequently required for their relevance and importance include: (a) surface waves and high-resolution wind fields; (b) surface current strength and variability; and (c) identification and location of pollutant material including toxic algae bloom and oil spill. Remote sensing observations play a valuable role in this context. Mature algorithms and synthetic aperture radar (SAR) imaging models are integrated and supplemented by complementary thermal and visible sensor data. This paper outlines how a system like MARSAIS can guide and help non-experts in exploring SAR imaging data for coastal ocean monitoring.
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