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Global process monitoring and remote sensing of the ocean and sea ice

25, 28 September 1995, Paris, France

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Published by SPIE--the International Society for Optical Engineering in Bellingham, Wash .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Oceanography -- Remote sensing -- Congresses.,
  • Sea ice -- Remote sensing -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementDonald W. Deering, Preben Gudmandsen, chairs/editors ; sponsored by CNES--Centre national d"études spatiales ... [et al.].
    SeriesProceedings EurOpt series, SPIE proceedings series ;, v. 2586, Proceedings of SPIE--the International Society for Optical Engineering ;, v. 2586.
    ContributionsDeering, Donald W., Gudmandsen, P. E., Centre national d"études spatiales (France)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGC10.4.R4 G57 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 262 p. :
    Number of Pages262
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL819108M
    ISBN 100819419508
    LC Control Number95069705
    OCLC/WorldCa34230889

    Sea ice is an important component of Earth’s Cryosphere and is more appropriately considered as a multiphasic alloy rather than a single-phase pure ice form such as snow or lake ice[8]. The geophysical nature of sea ice above the ocean-sea ice growth boundary is governed by temperature within the sea ice volume, causing relationships between ice. A Strategy for Active Remote Sensing Amid Increased Demand for Spectrum describes the threats, both current and future, to the effective use of the electromagnetic spectrum required for active remote sensing. This report offers specific recommendations for protecting and making effective use of the spectrum required for active remote sensing.

    A new global, operational, high-resolution, combined sea surface temperature (SST) and sea ice analysis (OSTIA) system has been developed and implemented operationally at the Met Office. The output is a daily, global coverage 1/20° (~ 6 km) combined SST and sea ice concentration product, which is generated in near real by:   World of Change: Ice Loss in Glacier National Park. Shrinking since at least the early s, the ice cover in Glacier National Park is expected to keep declining until only insignificant lumps remain. These images show changes to the park's ice and surrounding landscape since Land Snow and Ice Remote Sensing World of Change.

      Brief overviews on the specific history of internationally coordinated glacier monitoring and the global monitoring strategy for glaciers and ice caps are followed by a summary of available data. We introduce the potential and challenges of satellite remote sensing for glacier monitoring in the 21st century and emphasize the importance of Cited by: LEFT: The ERS-1 satellite sends out wavelengths about cm long (C-band).This image shows sea ice breaking off the shores of : The JERS satellite uses wavelengths about 20 cm in length (L-band).This is an image of the Amazon River in : This is a radar image acquired from the Space also used awavelengthin the L-band of the microwave spectrum.


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Global process monitoring and remote sensing of the ocean and sea ice. Bellingham, Wash.: SPIE--the International Society for Optical Engineering, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors.

Global process monitoring and remote sensing of the ocean and sea ice. Bellingham, Wash.: SPIE--the International Society for Optical Engineering, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors /.

use of remote sensing data in global and regional ocean observing platforms use of satellite & airborne data in ocean, coastal & coastal lagoon water quality assessments coastal ocean, estuarine and large lake water-quality monitoring (suspended sediments, dissolved organic matter, phytoplankton pigments and biomass, submerged aquatic.

Ice formed in lakes and rivers and icebergs coming from glaciers and ice sheets are not defined as sea ice. Monitoring by remote sensing is defined as any measurement technique which can be used.

Remote sensing, in simplest terms, means viewing something from a distance rather than by direct contact. A handheld camera is an example of a remote sensing instrument. In terms of Earth science, remote sensing refers to the ability of satellites to detect electromagnetic radiation from features on the Earth's surface or in the atmosphere.

Validation of sea ice remote sensing observations Recent drastic reductions in the Arctic sea-ice cover have raised an interest in understanding the role of sea ice in the global system as well as pointed out a need to understand the physical processes that lead to such changes.

the flux of sensible and latent heat from the ocean to the. impossible to imagine operational sea ice monitoring and analysis without satellite data. However, as the use expands and need for knowledge moves forward, remote sensing of sea ice faces new challenges.

This paper describes the use of satellite data in remote sensing of File Size: KB. PROCEEDINGS VOLUME Remote Sensing of the Ocean, Sea Ice, Coastal Waters, and Large Water Regions Analysis on long-term variability of sea ice albedo and its relationship with sea ice concentration over Antarctica Underwater sky image as remote sensing instrument of sea roughness parameters and its variability.

Monitoring Sea Ice. Dating back to A.D.intermittent records assembled by the Vikings record the number of weeks per year that ice occurred along the north coast of Iceland. Other, scattered records of Arctic sea ice date back to the mids, when sailors kept notes on Author: Michon Scott.

Microwave Remote Sensing of Sea Ice 1st Edition of polar regions have evolved from happenstance ship sightings and isolated harbor icing records to routine global records obtained by those satellites. Thanks to such abundant data, we now know a great deal about the ice-covered seas, which constitute about 10% of the Earth's surface.

Format: Hardcover. The oceanographical studies include also ocean acoustics and acoustical observing systems. Papers with focus on satellite remote sensing are dealing with sea ice observations with different types of sensors, sea ice classification, sea ice drift, and validation.

Sea ice arises as seawater freezes. Because ice is less dense than water, it floats on the ocean's surface (as does fresh water ice, which has an even lower density). Sea ice covers about 7% of the Earth's surface and about 12% of the world's oceans. Much of the world's sea ice is enclosed within the polar ice packs in the Earth's polar regions: the Arctic ice pack of the Arctic Ocean and the.

Remote Sensing, an international, peer-reviewed Open Access journal. three low frequency microwave sensors have been launched into space with the capability of global monitoring of sea surface salinity (SSS). sea ice change, precipitation and evaporation, and oceanic transport through the open straits of the Pacific and Atlantic oceans.

Sea Ice: Physics and Remote Sensing addresses experiences acquired mainly in Canada by researchers in the fields of ice physics and growth history in relation to its polycrystalline structure as well as ice parameters retrieval from remote sensing observations.

The volume describes processes operating at the macro- and microscale (e.g., brine entrapment in sea ice, crystallographic texture of Cited by: Observations of ocean temperature, both at and below the surface; salinity, and sea-ice cover are used to provide advice on global climate variability and change.

The oceans have a crucial role in the climate system owing to their ability to store and transport heat and. Remote Sensing of Sea Ice. Satellite remote sensing is a useful tool for mapping sea ice concentration globally. A global year-round record of ice-covered Antarctic and Arctic seas was acquired from the Electrically Scanning Multichannel Microwave Radiometer (ESMR) on Nimbus-5 (Zwally et al., ).

impossible to imagine operational sea ice monitoring and analysis without satellite data. However, as the use expands and need for knowledge moves forward, remote sensing of sea ice faces new challenges. This paper describes the use of satellite data in remote sensing of.

In this section the remote sensing tools that have been used to measure ice thickness to date will be introduced. There are generally two strategies: 1) direct measurement of ice draft or a full depth of ice using an upward-looking sonar or other tools; and 2) relating the observed surface properties with ice thickness using satellite by: 2.

Satellite altimetry is one of the essential remote-sensing techniques for monitoring dynamic ocean conditions, including surface currents, local wind speed, and significant wave : Victor Klemas. Ocean and Sea Ice Remote Sensing. Group Leader: Johnny A. Johannessen. General; People; Projects; News; General.

About us. Advancing research and monitoring of upper ocean processes and dynamics by synergetic use of satellite and in situ data. Research Objectives. Strengthen the use of available satellite and in situ ocean observations for. Sea Ice Remote Sensing Research. This web page's content and links are no longer actively maintained.

It is available for reference purposes only. Principles of remote sensing 1. PRINCIPLES OF REMOTE SENSING 2. • “The art, science, and technology of obtaining reliable information about physical objects and the environment, through the process of recording, measuring and interpreting imagery and digital representations of energy patterns derived from non-contact sensor systems”.

• According to India’s National Remote .Remote Sensing of the ocean can also yield information on the ocean upper layer depth. Ocean layer depth is the thickness layer of a pool of warm water near the surface. A deeper layer of warm water will provide enough evaporation and an abundant amount of .