workshops 18-Apr-2014     
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Workshop Presentations


Day 1, Monday 21 January 2008
09:30-11:00Registration and Poster mounting 
Opening SessionChair: Y.-L. Desnos (ESA)
11:00-11:10Official ESA Welcome Dr. Volker Liebig (Director of EO Programmes, European Space Agency)
11:10-11:25Workshop Background, Objectives and OrganizationYves-Louis Desnos (ESA)
11:25-11:45Status of ERS and Envisat MissionsHenri Laur (ESA)
11:45-12:05ERS and Envisat SAR Performance, Processing and Products for OceanographyNuno Miranda (ESA)
12:05-12:25Operational Marine Survaillance with SAROlaf Trieschmann (EMSA)
MissionsChair: D. De Lisle (CSA), A. Coletta (ASI)
12:25-12:45Sea and Ice Products from Sentinel-1Evert Attema (ESA)
12:45-13:05Application of TerraSAR-X for oceanographySusanne Lehner (DLR)
13:05-13:25COSMO-SkyMed Mission status Alessandro Coletta (ASI)
13:25-13:45RADARSAT-2 Program StatusDaniel De Lisle (CSA)
Ocean Current ApplicationsChair: J. Johannessen (NERSC), J. A. Lorenzzetti (INPE)
14:45-15:15An assessment of the usefulness of SAR images to help better locating the Brazil Current surface inshore front João A. Lorenzzetti (National Space Research Institute)
15:15-15:45A model of combined backscatter and Doppler shifts for surface velocity estimation from SAR images.Johnny Johannessen (NERSC)
15:45-16:15Routine high resolution observation of selected major surface currents from spaceFabrice Collard (BOOST Technologies)
16:15-16:45Upper Ocean patters in the Southern coast of Chile from ENVISAT ASAR and ERS-2 SAR imageryCristina Rodriguez-Benito (Mariscope Chilena)
16:45-17:00Coffee Break  
17:00-17:30Multi-Sensor Observation of Mesoscale and Small-Scale FeaturesMarina Mityagina (Space Research Institute of Russian Academy of Sci)
17:30-18:00Synergetic combination of ASAR with spectrometers and radiometers for advanced interpretation of mesoscale current features.Johnny Johannessen (NERSC)
18:30-19:30Welcome Cocktail  
Day 2, Tuesday 22 January 2008
Wave Applications, Internal Waves and SwellChair: J. Da Silva (University of Lisboa), F. OCampo Torres (CICESE)
08:15-08:45Spatial and Temporal Variations of Internal Waves in the South China SeaWeigen Huang (Second Institute of Oceanography, State Oceanic Ad)
08:45-09:15Synthetic Aperture Radar Observations of Sea Surface Signatures of Atmospheric Gravity Waves over Coastal WatersWerner Alpers (University of Hamburg)
09:15-09:45Effects of gap-winds on multi-modal ocean Swell systems at the south Pacific coast of MexicoGuillermo Díaz-Méndez (Universidad Autonoma de Baja California)
09:45-10:15Remote Sensing of Internal Waves in the Mid-Atlantic BightMichael Caruso (CSTARS-University of Miami)
10:15-10:45On the ocean surface wave spectrum detection under hurricane influence: Detailed spatial evolution.Francisco (Paco) OCampo-Torres (CICESE)
10:45-11:15Coffee Break  
Wave Applications, Internal Waves and Swell, cont.Chair: W. Huang (Second Institute of Oceanography), W. Alpers (University of Hamburg)
11:15-11:45First results obtained in the OSIRIS projectJohannes Schulz-Stellenfleth (DLR)
11:45-12:15Remote sensing of ocean surface winds, currents, waves, and internal waves around the Korean peninsula using Space-borne Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR)Duk-jin Kim (Korea Aerospace Research Institute)
presented by Wooil Moon
12:15-12:45Do Moving Polar Highs play a significant role on the generation of Internal Solitary Waves in the Atmosphere?José da Silva (University of Lisbon)
12:45-13:15Global swell waves observation and application for NRT storm swell tracking and swell attenuation estimationFabrice Collard (BOOST Technologies)
Methodology and techniquesChair: B. Chapron (IFREMER), H. Johnsen (NORUT)
14:45-15:15SAR Altimetry Applications Over WaterCristina Martin Puig (Starlab)
15:15-15:45Development of an L-Band Geophysical Model Function and Comparison with Measured Cross Section DataDonald R. Thompson (Johns Hopkins University/APL)
15:45-16:15Comparison of data and model predictions of current, wave and radar cross-section modulation by seabed sand waves Cees de Valk (ARGOSS)
16:15-16:45Coffee Break 
16:45-17:15Investigation of ship accidents using global ERS-2 and ENVISAT wave modeElzbieta Bitner-Gregersen (DNV)
presented by W. Rosenthal
Poster sessionChair: J. Da Silva (University of Lisboa), J. A. Lorenzzetti (INPE)
17:45-19:45Poster Session and Cocktail  
Concept Design of Near-Space Passive Radar for Ocean Remote SensingWen-Qin Wang (Uni. of Electron. Sci. and Tech. of China)
Ice Detection and Classification in Liaodong Bay with ENVISAT ASAR ImageryYonggang JI (First Institute of Oceanography,SOA)
Comparison and Evaluation for Ship Target Detection Algorithms with ENVISAT ASARXi ZHANG (Ocean University of China)
Numerical Simulation on Series of Airborne SAR Images of Internal WavesLi Fei (Chinese Academy of Sciences)
Analysis of Effects of Environmental Factors on Spatio-Temporal Distribution of Ice in Liaodong Bay with Envisat ASAR and MODIS ImageryHaibo YUE (Ocean University of China)
Simulating the Influence of Wave Whitecaps on SAR ImagesEugenio Pugliese Carratelli (CUGRI and University of Salerno)
Speed ambiguity in SAR hurricane wind retrievalsWilliam Perrie (Bedford Institute of Oceanography)
The characteristics of internal waves in the Yellow Sea observed by SARTaerim Kim (Kunsan University)
Detection and morphological measurements of oil slicks in SAR images: an approach exploiting 'free software' libraries.Flavio Parmiggiani (CNR)
Sea Bed Geoforms in the Argentine Coast Identified by the ERS-SAR Missions: Influences on Ocean Dynamic and Bottom Geomorphology Domingo Antonio Gagliardini (CONICET)
SAR signatures of oceanic internal waves in the Barents SeaIgor Kozlov (Russian state hydrometeorological university)
China East Sea Coastal Wind Field observation by Synthetic Aperture Radar and ScatterometerXiaoming Li (German Aerospace Center (DLR))
Comparison between SAR streaks and AVHRR spatial and temporal evolution of cloud streets to derive rolls aspect ratio maps and PBL depthElena Arabini (Prof. Inst.)
Analysis of a global ERS-2 wave mode data set acquired over the ocean taking a synergetic approachGuiting Song (German Aerospace Center(DLR))
On the Capability of the Degree of Polarization for Oil Spill ObservationAttilio Gambardella (Università degli Studi di Napoli Parthenope)
Use of SAR data for ships positioning control: a two-year study Olga Lavrova (Space Research Institute of RAS)
Automatic Recognition Of Coastal and Oceanic Environmental Events In Orbital RadarsCristina Maria Bentz (PETROBRAS Research Center)
Online Access to Radar Maritime Monitoring DataO.N. Gershenzon (ScanEx)
Day 3, Wednesday 23 January 2008
Oil Spill ApplicationsChair: V. Kerbaol (BOOST Technologies), O. Trieschmann (EMSA)
08:30-09:00CleanSeaNet: The EU remote sensing based monitoring system for marine oil spill detection and surveillance in European watersSamuel Djavidnia (European Maritime Safety Agency)
09:00-09:30Satellite Monitoring of Oil Spills in the Mediterranean Sea for 1999-2004Kostas Topouzelis (Joint Research Centre)
09:30-10:00Monitoring Of Oil Pollution Using Earth Observation Data (MOPED)Valborg Byfield (National Oceanography Centre)
10:00-10:30DEvelopment of Marine Oil Spill Satellite monitoring system for the Black Sea, Caspian Sea and Kara/Barents Seas (DEMOSS)Stein Sandven (NERSC)
10:30-11:00Satellite monitoring of sea surface state of Russia’s coastal zone of the Black and Azov SeasOlga Lavrova (Space Research Institute of RAS)
11:00-11:15Coffee Break  
Oil Spill TechniquesChair: B. Chapron (IFREMER), G. Campbell (ESA)
11:15-11:45Sea Oil Spill Observation by means of Analysis of Spatial Statistics in Polarimetric SAR Data Using Wavelet SignaturesAttilio Gambardella (Università degli Studi di Napoli Parthenope)
11:45-12:15Oil Spill Detection by means of Dual-polarized SAR data/Analysis of the sea surface scattering with and without surface slicksFerdinando Nunziata (Università di Napoli Parthenope)
12:15-12:45Unsupervised oil spill detection in SAR imagery through an estimator of local regularityMarivi Tello (Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya)
12:45-13:15Oil Spill Detection and Prediction from SAR multiscale analysisJose Manuel Redondo (Univ. Politecnica de Catalunya)
Vessel Detection Applications Chair: O. Trieschmann (EMSA), G. Campbell (ESA)
14:30-15:00Maritime Domain Awareness ExperimentHans Graber (CSTARS-University of Miami)
15:00-15:30Near Real Time (NRT) Suspect Vessel Identification (SVI) systemPaulo Miguel Nunes do Carmo (Edisoft, SA)
presented by Sónia Pelizzari
15:30-16:00Characterisation of Location Discrepancies between ENVISAT/ERS Ship Detection Reports and AIS Records During the MARISS Phase 2 Trials in France Jean-Yves Le Bras (CLS)
16:00-16:15Coffee Break 
Vessel Detection Techniques Chair: J. Schulz Stellenfleth (DLR), G. Campbell (ESA)
16:15-16:45Remote Sensing of Ship WakesAlexander Soloviev (Nova Southeastern University)
16:45-17:15Ship Detection : from Processing to Instrument CharacterisationGuillaume Hajduch (BOOST Technologies)
17:15-17:45Ship Detection Approach Based on Cross-correlation from ENVISAT ASAR Ap Data Chan-Su Yang (Ocean Satellite Research Group)
17:45-18:15Discretization Effects in Sea Surface Simulation Applied to Ship Classification StudiesGerard Margarit (Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya (UPC))
19:30-22:30Non hosted Dinner  
Day 4, Thursday 24 January 2008
Ocean Wind ApplicationsChair: J. Horstmann (GKSS), W. Alpers (University of Hamburg)
09:15-09:45Near-Real Time Generation of ENVISAT ASAR Level-2 Wind and Waves products: Presentation of the system and preliminary achievementsVincent Kerbaol (BOOST Technologies)
09:45-10:15Wind energy and SAR wind mappingCharlotte Hasager (Risoe National Laboratory DTU)
10:15-10:45Similarities and differences of SAR derived wind fields using two different methods: the local gradient and the continuous wavelet transform methodsStefano Zecchetto (Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche)
10:45-11:15Detection of Meso-scale Atmospheric Fronts in the Marine Boundary Layer by Spaceborne Synthetic Aperture Radar Werner Alpers (University of Hamburg)
11:15-11:45Coffee Break  
Ocean Wind Applications, cont.Chair: S. Lehner (DLR), D. R. Thompson (JHU-APL)
11:45-12:15Error Analysis of Synthetic Aperture Radar Retrieved Wind SpeedsJochen Horstmann (GKSS Research Center)
12:15-12:45Synergetic use of Radar and optical Satellite Images to Support Severe Storm PredictionStephan Brusch (DLR)
12:45-13:15A New SAR Retrieval Method for Hurricane Wind ParametersAntonio Reppucci (German Aerospace Center (DLR))
Wave Mode Algorithms, Validation and AssimilationChair: H. Johnsen (NORUT), G. Kallos (University of Athens)
14:45-15:15Analysis and inversion of ASAR WM data - assessment of polarization and incidence angle dependenciesHarald Johnsen (Norut)
15:15-15:45Data assimilation in WAM4 – System operations and validationGeorge Kallos (University of Athens)
15:45-16:15Recent improvements for the assimilation of upgraded ASAR wave spectra in the wave modelLotfi Aouf (Météo France)
16:15-16:45Ocean Wave Measurements in High and Complex Sea State by SAR Wave Mode Data and Numerical Wave ModelXiaoming Li (German Aerospace Center (DLR))
16:45-17:15Coffee Break  
17:15-17:45Status of Global Validation of ENVISAT ASAR Wave Mode Products at ECMWFSaleh Abdalla (ECMWF)
Day 5, Friday 25 January 2008
Ice ApplicationsChair: O. Grabak (ESA), P. Clemente Colon (NOAA/NESDIS)
08:45-09:15Detection of Arctic icebergs on the base of satellite SARVitaly Alexandrov (NIERSC)
09:15-09:45Improved sea ice monitoring for the Baltic Sea – Project overview and first resultsLeif E.B. Eriksson (Chalmers University of Technology)
09:45-10:15Sea ice classification using ASAR Alternating Polarisation imagesStein Sandven (NANSEN ENVIRONMENTAL AND REMOTE SENSING CENTER)
10:15-10:45Coincident Measurement of Arctic Sea Ice using Envisat ASAR and SubmarineNicholas Hughes (Scottish Association for Marine Science)
10:45-11:15Coffee Break  
11:15-11:45Analysis of polarimetric signatures of Arctic lead ice using data from AIRSAR and RADARSATDaniel Bäck (Chalmers University of Technology)
Session Summary 
12:15-12:25Wave Mode Algorithms, Validation and Assimilation Summary 
12:25-12:35Ocean Current Applications Summary 
12:35-12:45Ocean Wind Applications Summary 
12:45-12:55Wave Applications, Internal Waves and Swell Summary 
12:55-13:05Oil Spill Applications and Techniques Summary 
13:05-13:15Vessel Detection Applications and Techniques Summary 
13:15-13:25Methodology and Techniques Summary 
13:25-13:35Ice Applications Summary 
13:35-13:45Closing Remarks  


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