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Operational Retrieval of Sea-Surface Dynamics from SAR data for Safety and Security

Gisela Carvajal (Institutionen för radio- och rymdvetenskap, Radarfjärranalys) ; Leif E.B. Eriksson (Institutionen för radio- och rymdvetenskap, Radarfjärranalys) ; Anatolii Kononov (Institutionen för radio- och rymdvetenskap, Radarfjärranalys) ; Sverre Thune Dokken
Proceedings of the Third International Workshop SeaSAR 2010, 25-29 January 2010, Frascati, Italy, ESA SP-679 (2010)
[Konferensbidrag, övrigt]

The European Community’s Seventh Framework Programme project SECTRONIC will provide information on safety and security to maritime infrastructures at a global scale. Focus of this paper is on two implemented algorithms that employ data from Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) sensors. The first algorithm retrieves wind direction directly from the SAR image using standard image processing techniques. Wind speed is estimated by the inversion of a geophysical model function (GMF), having wind direction estimates as an input. Operational implemetation of mentioned algorithms is described and an example of results is provided.

Nyckelord: met-ocean, sea state, safety, security, maritime infrastructure, wind retrieval, Local Gradient, CMOD5.

Denna post skapades 2010-11-23. Senast ändrad 2014-10-09.
CPL Pubid: 129449


Institutioner (Chalmers)

Institutionen för radio- och rymdvetenskap, Radarfjärranalys (2005-2010)


Rymd- och flygteknik

Chalmers infrastruktur