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Remote Sensing of the Coastal Zone




Presentations and Publications of the
4th Workshop on Remote Sensing of the Coastal Zone

Coasts and Climate Conflicts


In the framework of the 29th EARSeL Symposium

Chania (Crete), Greece

18-20 June 2009



A. Climate Change


1. Trends of Atmospheric and Seawater Temperature in the German Bight

Rainer Reuter, Thomas H. Badewien, Jürgen Rullkötter

University of Oldenburg, Germany

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2. Continental and Atmospheric Forcing of Near-coastal Ecosystem Dynamics in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea

Vittorio Barale

Joint Research Centre ISPRA, Ispra (Varese), Italy

Martin Gade

IFM, ZMAW, Universität Hamburg, Germany


3. The Coastal Zone Management in Adapting to Climate Change:

A case of Manterawu Island, North Sulawesi, Indonesia

Niendyawati Supardan, Mone Iye Cornelia Marschiavelli, Doddy Mendro Yuwono

BAKOSURTANAL (National Coordinating Agency for Surveys and Mapping), Indonesia

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B. Coastal Zone Management


1. Studies of Another Type of Coastal Zone

Preben Gudmandsen, Roberto Saldo

Danish National Space Center, Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark

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2. Calculation of Erosion and Accretion Rates along the Gaza Coastal Zone Using Remote Sensing and Geoinformation Systems

Khaldoun Salman Abu Alhin, Irmgard Niemeyer

TU Bergakademie, Freiberg, Germany

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3. Identification of Morphologic and Hydrodynamic Features/patterns Using Image Classification Techniques

Joaquim L. Pais-Barbosa , Ana C. Teodoro

Centro de Investigação em Ciências Geo-Espaciais – FCUP, Portugal

Fernando F. Veloso-Gomes, Francisco A. Taveira-Pinto

Instituto de Hidráulica e Recursos Hídricos – FEUP, Portugal


4. High Resolution Remote Sensing Data Evaluation for Integrative Vulnerability Assessment in the Coastal Region of Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

Sebastian Franz

Geographisches Institut, Universität Tübingen, Germany

Flavia Moraes Lins-de-Barros, Dieter Muehe

Universidad Federal de Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Volker Hochschild

Geographisches Institut, Universitaet Tuebingen, Germany

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C. Laser Applications


1. Evolution of Hyperspectral FLS®-LiDAR for Marine Applications

Sergey Babichenko, Alexey Lisin, Larisa Poryvkina, Sergei Shchemelyov

Laser Diagnostic Instruments AS, Estonia

Alexandre Vorobiev

Laser Diagnostic Instruments International Inc., Canada

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2. Bio-optical Characterization of the Water Masses off the Svalbard Islands by Laser-induced Fluorescence

Luca Fiorani, Eduardo Buono, Francesco Colao, Elena Demetrio, Annalisa Di Cicco, Violeta Lazic, Antonio Palucci, Claudio Poggi, Maria Sighicelli

ENEA, Frascati, Italy

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3. SESAME 2008 Spring Mediterranean Oceanographic Campaign: LIF Determination of CDOM and Phytoplankton Distribution

Antonio Palucci, Francesco Colao, Maria Sighicelli

ENEA, Italy

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4. Proof of Concept of a Brillouin-LIDAR for Remote Sensing of Oceanic Temperature Profiles

Alexandru Popescu, Kai Schorstein, Thomas Walther

Technical University of Darmstadt, Institute for Applied Physics, Darmstadt, Germany

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D. Radar


1. Radar Imaging Mechanism of Underwater Wrecks in Coastal Waters with Strong Tidal Currents

Ingo Hennings

IFM-GEOMAR Leibniz-Institut für Meereswissenschaften an der Universität Kiel, Germany

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2. Spaceborne Radar Monitoring of Disaster Oil Spill in Kerch Strait in 2007

Konstantin Litovchenko

Space research Institute RAS, Moscow, Russia

Andrei Yu Ivanov

P. P. Shirshov Institute of Oceanology RAS, Moscow, Russia

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3. Ice Cover Regime of Eurasian Lakes and Inland Seas from in situ and Satellite Observations

Alexei V. Kouraev,

Université de Toulouse, Toulouse, France // State Oceanography Institute, St. Petersburg branch, Russia

Jean-Francois Cretaux, Nelly M. Mognard, Benoit Legresy, Frederique Remy

Université de Toulouse, Toulouse, France

Michail N. Shimaraev

Limnological Institute, Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences, Irkutsk, Russia

Petr I. Buharizin

Astrakhan Expedition Base of the Water Problems Institute of Russian Academy of Sciences, Dept. of Engineering Ecology, Astrakhan, Russia

Michail A. Naumenko

Limnology Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg, Russia

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E. Sea Surface Temperature


1. Monthly Averages of Sea Surface Temperature over Tuscany Sea

Maurizio Tommasini, Giulia Adembri, Monica Gherardelli, Pier Franco Pellegrini, Gabriele Poli

Lab. Telecomunicazioni - Electronics and Telecommunications Department – University of FlorenceItaly

Monica Innocenti

Satellite Receiving Station – PIN - Educational and Scientific Services for the University of Florence, Italy

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2. Long-term analysis of satellite-derived Sea Surface Temperature (SST) and Ocean Colour (OC) in Coastal Waters of the Azores Archipelago

Paolo Lambardi, Ana Martins

IMAR - DOP, University of the Azores, Portugal

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F. Hydrology


1.  Freshwater Input to the Ob' Estuary and Modern Hydrological Regime of the Northern part of Western Siberia

Elena A. Zakharova, Alexei V. Kouraev

Université de Toulouse; UPS (OMP-PCA), LEGOS, Toulouse, France // State Oceanography Institute, St. Petersburg Branch, St. Petersburg, Russia

Maria V. Kolmakova

Tomsk State University , Tomsk, Russia // Université de Toulouse; UPS (OMP-PCA), LEGOS, Toulouse, France

Nelly M. Mognard

Université de Toulouse; UPS (OMP-PCA), LEGOS, Toulouse, France // CNES; LEGOS, Toulouse, France

Valeriy Zemtsov, Sergey N. Kirpotin

Tomsk State University, Tomsk, Russia

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2. Measurement in a Bottle

A new optical sensor aboard a drifter

Mario Hoppmann, Rainer Reuter, Axel Braun, Thomas Badewien

Marine Physics Group, University of Oldenburg, Germany
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3. Image Processing Techniques Applied to the Study of Lake Trasimeno, Italy

Paolo Villa, Mariano Bresciani, Claudia Giardino, Angiolo Martinelli

IREA-CNR, Milano, Italy

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G. Hazards


1. Monitoring of Mangrove Forests After the Major Tsunami Disaster in 2004 in Thailand Using High Resolution Satellite Data

Yasumasa Hirata, Ryuichi Tabuchi, Reiji Yoneda, Yoshizo Fujioka

Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute, Japan

Pipat Patanaponpaiboon, Sasitorn Poungparn

Churalonkong University, Thailand

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2. On the Novel Possibilities of Using Phytoplankton as a Bioindicator of Toxicants in Natural Waters

Timofey S. Gostev, Fyodor I. Kouzminov, Vladimir Z. Paschenko, Victor V. Fadeev

Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia

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3. Laser Diagnostics of Humic Substances as Natural Detoxicants and Fluorescent Indicators of the Pollutants in Water

Peter A. Volkov, Vasiliy A. Kravtsov, Natalia S. Scherbina, Victor V. Fadeev,

Moscow State University , Physics Department, Russia

Natalia Yu. Grechischeva

Russian Gubkin University of Oil and Gas, Russia

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4. Monitoring of Marine Pollution by Means of Remote Sensing

An Online Tutorial for High School Students

Christina Klose, Rainer Reuter

University of Oldenburg, Institute of Physics, Marine Physics

Valborg Byfield, Colette Robertson

National Oceanography Centre Southampton,United Kingdom

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H. Ocean Colour


1. Use of MERIS data in the Wadden Sea

Annelies Hommersom, Steef Peters, Marcel R. Wernand, Hans J. van der Woerd, Jacob de Boer


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2. Properties of Tropical Coastal Waters from MERIS Data around the Berau Estuary, Indonesia

Wiwin Ambarwulan, Chris Mannaerts, Mhd. Suhyb Salama, Wouter Verhoef



3. OCOC - From Ocean Colour to Organic Carbon

Birgit Heim, Paul P. Overduin, Lutz Schirrmeister,

Alfred-Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Potsdam, Germany

Roland Doerffer

GKSS Research Centre, Institute for Coastal Research, Geesthacht, Germany



I. Optics and Spectroscopy


1. “Blue shift” of Emission Maximum and Fluorescence Quantum Yield as Qualitative Spectral Characteristics of Dissolved Humic Substances

Daria Shubina, Olga Gorshkova, Svetlana Patsaeva, Mikhail Timofeev, Viktor Yuzhakov

Moscow State University , Moscow, Russia, Russian Federation

Elena Fedoseeva

Irkutsk State University , Irkutsk, Russia

Vera Terekhova

A.N.Severtsov Institute of Ecology and Evolution RAS, Moscow, Russia

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2. Time-series Measurement of Suspended Particulate Matter (SPM) in Turbid Coastal Waters

Thomas H. Badewien, Rainer Reuter

University of Oldenburg, Institute of Physics, Oldenburg, Germany

Alexander Bartholomae

Senckenberg Institute, Wilhelmshaven, Germany

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3. The UV Fluorescence Emission in Natural Water Spectra

Svetlana Patsaeva, Olga Gorshkova, Daria Shubina, Viktor Yuzhakov,

Moscow State University , Moscow, Russia

Elena Fedoseeva

Irkutsk State University, Department of Biology and Soil Studies, Irkutsk, Russia

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J. Coastal Habitat


1. High Resolution Seaweed Mapping with Hyperspectral Airborne Remote Sensing

Christina Mehrtens, Inka Bartsch

Alfred-Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Germany

Frederic Tardeck, Nora Graser

FIELAX GmbH, Bremerhaven, Germany

Carsten Borowy

OHB System AG, Bremen, Germany

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2. Microphytobenthos Biomass and Production Monitoring on Intertidal Mudflats Using Remote Sensing

Aaike De Wever, Wim Vyverman, Koen Sabbe

Ghent University, Belgium

Rodney Forster

CEFAS, United Kingdom

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3. Monitoring wetlands along the ‘Western-Greek Bird Migration Route’ Using Landsat and ASTER Satellite Images: Amvrakikos Gulf (Greece)

Liesbeth Bortels, Nico Koedam, Faidra Bazigou, Ronny Merken, Jonathan C.W. Chan, Ruth Lagring

Vrije Universiteit Brussels, Belgium



K. Multisensor Applications


1. Towards an Improved Classification System of Dry-Fallen Intertidal Flats in the German Bight Using Microwave and Optical Remote Sensing Data

Martin Gade

University of Hamburg, Institute for Marine Research, Hamburg, Germany

Kerstin Stelzer

Brockmann Consult, Geesthacht, Germany


2. Multi-Sensor Remote Sensing of Historical Landuse Areas in the German Wadden Sea

Jörn Kohlus

Office for Coastal Protection, National Park and Marine Protection, Wilhelmshaven, Germany

Martin Gade

University of Hamburg, Institute for Marine Research, Hamburg, Germany


3. Monitoring the Evolution of the Tidal Estuary of the Scheldt river and its Upstream River Network Based on LiDAR and Airborne Imaging Spectroscopy

Dries Raymaekers, Luc Bertels, Els Knaeps

Flemish Institute for Technological Research (VITO), Belgium

Daphne van der Wal

Netherlands Institute of Ecology (NIOO-KNAW), Centre for Estuarine and Marine Ecology, The Netherlands

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L. European Space Agency


LEO Works application in the Coastal Zone. A Computer Tutorial

Francesco Sarti, Steffen Dransfeld

ESA ESRIN, Frascati, Italy