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SEASAR 2012 Workshop
18 - 22 June 2012
Tromso, Norway

Workshop Programme

 

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Day 1 - Monday 18 June 2012

08:45 - 09:30
Registration and Poster mounting
Opening Session
09:30 - 09:50
Official Welcome - Workshop Background, Objectives and Organisation
Yves-Louis Desnos (ESA) & P.E. Skrovseth (NSC)
Session: Future SAR missions (Sentinel-1, Radarsat Constellation Mission etc.)
Chairs: P.E. Skrovseth & P.Potin
09:50 - 10:10
Sentinel-1 Mission Operations Concept - Pierre Potin (ESA)
10:10 - 10:30
Sentinel-1 Instrument Overview - Paul Snoeij (ESA)
10:30 - 10:50
The Sentinel-1 core products and ground processor - Nuno Miranda (ESA)
10:50 - 11:20 Coffee Break
11:20 - 11:40
A Marine Collaborative Ground Segment for the Sentinel1 missions
Vincent Kerbaol(CLS, France)
11:40 - 12:00
From RADARSAT-2 to RADARSAT Constellation Mission data continuity
Paris Vachon (Defence R&D Canada) on behalf of Daniel De Lisle (CSA, Canada)
12:00 - 12:20
International Cooperation For Space-Based Global Maritime Awareness – The Next Step
Harm Greidanus (JRC)
12:20 - 12:50
Round Table
12:50 - 14:00 Lunch
Session: Methodology and techiques
Chairs: F. Collard & L. Aouf
14:00 - 14:20
Towards consistent inversion of wind, waves and surface current from SAR
Bertrand Chapron (IFREMER, France)
14:20 - 14:40
NEREIDS: New concepts in maritime surveillance for consolidating operational developments
Gerard Margarit (GMV Idem, Spain)
14:40 - 15:00
Toward automated classification of brightness fronts in RADARSAT-2 images of the ocean surface
Christopher Jones (Dalhousie University Halifax, Canada)
15:00 - 15:20
From 2D to 3D upper layer dynamics: The way forward
Johnny Johannessen (NERSC, Norway)
15:20 - 15:40
Estimation of Underwater Topography using Satellite High Resolution Synthetic Aperture Radar Data
Andrey Pleskachevsky (DLR, Germany)
15:40 - 16:10
Round Table
16:10 - 16:40 Coffee Break
Session: Wave mode processing algorithms, product validation and assimilation
Chairs: F. Collard & R. Romeiser
16:40 - 17:00
On the impact of ASAR wave spectra in the operational wave model MFWAM
Lotfi Aouf (Meteo France, France)
17:00 - 17:20
Application of SAR wave mode and wide swath mode for swell tracking across ocean
Fabrice Collard (CLS, France)
17:20 - 17:40
Global numerical wave model validation using ENVISAT ASAR wave mode and Radar Altimeter data
Xiaoming Li (DLR, Germany)
17:40 - 18:10
Round Table
18:10 - 19:30 Welcome Cocktail

 

Day 2 - Tuesday 19 June 2012

Session: Wave retrievals and applications
Chairs: H. Johnsen & F. Ocampo-Torres
08:30 - 08:50
The GLOBWAVE project
Fabrice Collard (CLS, France)
08:50 - 09:10
SAR Wave Mode processing – improvements towards Sentinel-1 mission
Harald Johnsen (Norut, Norway)
09:10 - 09:30
Wave retrievals from ScanSAR images under tropical cyclone conditions
Roland Romeiser (University of Miami, US)
09:30 - 09:50
Wind Speed and Sea State by TerraSAR-X
Miguel Bruck (DLR, Germany)
09:50 - 10:10
Ocean waves inferred from X-band synthetic aperture radar images of the sea surface
Francisco OCAMPO-TORRES (CICESE, Mexico)
10:10 - 10:30
Swell emulation in coastal zone
Fabrice Collard (CLS, France)
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 - 11:20
Evaluation of high resolution wave simulations with SAR-observations and estimation of the wave power potential spatiotemporal distribution
George Kallos (University of Athens, Greece)
Session: Internal Waves
Chairs: W. Alpers & J. da Silva
11:20 - 11:40
A look at oceanic internal waves with TerraSAR-X along-track InSAR
Roland Romeiser (University of Miami, US)
11:40 - 12:00
On the origin of short internal waves trailing strong internal solitary waves observed on spaceborne SAR images acquired over the northern South China Sea
Werner Alpers (University of Hamburg, Germany)
12:00 - 12:20
Airborne and SAR Sinergy reveals the 3D structure of air bubble entrainment in internal waves and fronts
Jose Da Silva (University of PORTO, Portugal)
12:20 - 12:50
Round Table
12:50 - 14:00 Lunch
Session: Ocean current retrievals and applications
Chairs: J. A. Johannessen & B. Holt
14:00 - 14:20
SAR observations of spiral eddies in the inner seas
Svetlana Karimova (Space Research Institute, Russia)
14:20 - 14:40
Monitoring the surface inflow of Atlantic Water to the Nordic Seas using Envisat ASAR
Morten Wergeland Hansen (NERSC, Norway)
14:40 - 15:00
Surface current monitoring over gulf Stream, Agulhas and North Brazilian current
Fabrice Collard (CLS, France)
15:00 - 15:20
High precision Doppler frequency estimation for ocean applications
Harald Johnsen (Norut, Norway)
15:20 - 15:40
Results from the Submesoscale Experiment April 2011: In situ, aircraft, and satellite measurements of small eddies, fronts, and filaments in the Southern California Bight
Harald Johnsen (Norut, Norway)
15:40 - 16:00
Observations conditions and principle for ocean current front backscatter modulation
Fabrice Collard (CLS, France)
16:00 - 16:30 Coffee Break
16:50 - 17:20
High resolution Surface Velocity Monitoring with Wide Swath SAR: A User´s Guide to the Range Doppler Method
Johnny Johannessen (NERSC, Norway)
17:40 - 18:10
Round Table
17:30 - 20:00 Visit to KSAT

 

Day 3 - Wednesday 20 June 2012

Session: Ship detection
Chairs: G. Campbell & P. W. Vachon
08:30 - 08:50
Ship detection and sea clutter characterisation using X&L band
Full polarimetric airborne data

Sebastien Angelliaume (ONERA, France)
08:50 - 09:10
Validating a ship detector based on the notch filter with RADARSAT-2 Fine quad-pol data
Armando Marino (ETH Zurich, Switzerland)
09:10 - 09:30
Operational Ship Detection in Canada using RADARSAT: Present and Future
Paris Vachon (Defence R&D, Canada)
09:30 - 09:50
Ocean Clutter Modeling for Ship Detection
Ding Tao (University of Tromso, Norway)
09:50 - 10:10
Ship detection and motion parameter estimation with TanDEM-X in large along-track baseline configuration
Stefan Baumgartner (DLR, Germany)
10:10 - 10:30
Advanced ship detection and classification - Guillaume Hajduch (CLS, France)
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 - 11:20
MARISS - Near Real Time Ship Detection with TerraSAR-X
Stephan Brusch (DLR, Germany)
11:20 - 11:40
Ship Detection using High Resolution Satellite Imagery and Space-Based AIS
Tonje Nanette Hannevik (FFI, Norway)
Session: Oil spill detection
Chairs: C. Brekke & V. Kudryavtsev
11:40 - 12:00
Analysis of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill using polarimetric L-band UAVSAR data AR data
Benjamin Holt (Jet Propulsion Laboratory, US)
12:00 - 12:20
Italian Coast Guard integrated maritime surveillance in the framework of security, anti-pollution and fisheries control activities
Luigia Caiazzo(Italian Coast Guard, Italy)
12:20 - 12:40
Oil spill detection and modelling: preliminary results for the Cercal Accident
Jose Da Silva (University of Porto, Portugal)
12:40 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 14:20
Field experiments on SAR detection of film slicks
Stanislav Ermakov(Institute of Applied Physics, Russia)
14:20 - 14:40
Oil spill detection in dual and compact polarimetry SAR images
Arnt-Borre Salberg (Norwegian Computing Center, Norway)
14:40 - 15:00
A comprehensive analysis of polarimetric features for oil spill characterisation
Stine Skrunes (University of Tromso, Norway)
15:00- 15:20
The "New Generation" of CleanSeaNet: the EU Remote Sensing Based Monitoring System for Oil Spill and Vessel Detection
Sonia Pellizzari (European Maritime Safety Agency)
15:20 - 16:00
Round Table
Poster session
Hosted Workshop dinner

 

Day 4 - Thursday 21 June 2012

Session: Ocean wind retrievals and applications
Chairs: J. Horstmann & K.-F. Dagestad
09:00 - 09:20
SAR-Derived High-Resolution Operational Wind Products within NOAA CoastWatch
William Pichel (NOAA/NESDIS, US)
09:20 - 09:40
Estimating Winds From Synthetic Aperture Radar In Typhoon Conditions
Chris Wackerman (General Dynamics, US)
09:40 - 10:00
Validation of SAR Wind Retrieval at X-BAND using TERRASAR-X and COSMO-SKYMED data
Jochen Horstmann (NATO Undersea Research Center, Italy)
10:00 - 10:20
On Ocean Surface Wind Retrieval from VH dual-pol Radarsat-2 SAR Imagery
Hui Shen (Academy of Sciences of Qingdao, China)
10:20 - 10:40
Doppler centroid, normalized radar cross sections and sea surface wind
Alexis Mouche (CLS, France)
10:40 - 11:10 Coffee Break
11:10 - 11:30
Organized Multi-Km Surface Stress Convergence Lines in Tropical Cyclone Surface Wind Retrievals
Ralph Foster (University of Washington, US)
11:30 - 11:50
Use of SAR in observing Polar lows
Birgitte Furevik (Norwegian Meteorological Inst., Norway)
11:50 - 12:10
High resolution wind fields over the Black Sea derived from Envisat ASAR data using an advanced wind retrieval algorithm
Werner Alpers (University of Hamburg, Germany)
12:10 - 12:30
Dual-polarized SAR imaging of meso-scale currents
Vladimir Kudryavtsev (RSHU/NIERSC, Russia)
12:30 - 13:00
Round Table
13:00 - 14:20 Lunch
Session: Sea ice retrievals and applications
Chairs: T. Eltoft & W. Dierking
14:20 - 14:40
A Multi-Polarization Study of Arctic Sea Ice in C-Band and X-Band
Torbjorn Eltoft (University of Tromso, Norway)
14:40 - 15:00
Sea ice classification using Radarsat-2 dual-polarisation data
Stein Sandven (NERSC, Norway)
15:00 - 15:20
Radar polarimetry - useful for detection of icebergs in sea ice
Wolfgang Dierking(Alfred Wegener Institute, Germany)
15:20 - 15:40
Iceberg monitoring service by joint use of drift model, SAR and altimeter data
Nicolas Longepe (Collecte Localisation Satellites, France)
15:40 - 16:00
SAR measurements of sea ice drift in the Fram Strait and Bay of Bothnia
Anders Berg(Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden)
16:00 - 16:30 Coffee Break
16:30 - 16:50
Sea Ice Concentration Retrievals by using Composite ScanSAR Features in a SAR Data Assimilation Process
N. Gokhan Kasapoglu(University of Tromso, Norway)
16:50 - 17:30
Round Table

 

Day 5 - Friday 22 June 2012

Session: Session Summary
Chairs: P.E. Skrovseth & Y.-L. Desnos
09:00 - 09:20
Future SAR missions (Sentinel-1, Radarsat Constellation Mission etc.)
09:20 - 09:40
Methodology and techniques
09:40 - 10:00 
Wave mode processing algorithms, product validation and assimilation
10:00 - 10:20 
Wave retrievals and applications
10:20 - 10:40 
Internal Waves
10:40 - 11:10 Coffee Break
11:10 - 11:30
Ocean current retrievals and applications
11:30 - 11:50
Ship detection
11:50 - 12:10
Oil spill detection
12:10 - 12:30
Ocean wind retrievals and applications
12:30 - 12:50
Sea ice retrievals and applications
12:50 - 13:10
Closing