Last date accessed: 24 April 2013
ESA Earth Observation Portal
Access point for information and services from Earth Observation.
Observing the Coastal Sea. An Atlas of Advanced Monitoring Techniques (12 MB pdf file)
New developments within the MARCOPOLI Research Programme of the Helmholtz Research Centres GKSS, AWI and partners.
LOICZ Reports and Studies No. 33.
International Ocean Colour Coordinating Group.
ESA ENVISAT Toolboxes:
- beam the basic Envisat Toolbox for (A)ATSR and MERIS
- beat the basic Envisat Atmospheric Toolbox
- best the basic Envisat SAR Toolbox
FAO Publications on Remote Sensing
List of publications since 1998, mostly for download.
Satellite Information System for Coastal Areas and Lakes.
Remote Sensing Handbook for Tropical Coastal Management
Published by UNESCO, Paris, France, and DFID, London, UK.
Worldwide Ocean Optics Database
maintained at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
International Council for the Exploration of the Sea
Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC)
Global Ocean Observing System
UN Atlas of the Oceans
An information system designed for use by policy makers who need to become familiar with ocean issues and by scientists, students and resource managers who need access to underlying data bases and approaches to sustainability.
The European Seafloor Observatory Network
GEOHAB Global Ecology and Oceanography of Harmful Algal Blooms.
Canadian Ice Service Archive (CISA)
CISA is divided into three mayor sections: archive data, climatic products, and latest, past and future ice conditions
Daily Updated AMSR2 Sea Ice Maps
AMSR-E Sea Ice Maps Archive until 4 Oct 2011
Sea ice concentrations calculated daily in near real time. The service is part of the GMES project Polar View and of the Arctic Regional Ocean Observing System (Arctic ROOS).
Published by the Institute of Environmental Physics at the University of Bremen, Germany
Polar science center Hydrographic Climatology (PHC)
A Global Ocean Hydrography with a High Quality Arctic Ocean.
Published by the Polar Science Center at the University of Washington, U.S.A.
Das Meereisportal (in German)
Open portal for information on sea ice, on observation and modelling methods and results, including a data base.
Published by the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Bremerhaven, Germany
Coastal Waters, Coastal Zone Management
Integrated Coastal Zone Management
ICZM Website of the European Commission.
Marine and Coastal Ecosystems & Human Well-being
A UNEP publication based on the findings of the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment Project, June 2006.
Website of the Venice Platform which integrated the EU project ENCORA Coastal Wiki offering services for enabling coastal professionals to take better advantage of existing knowledge resources in Europe.
A Guide to Coastal Information in Atlantic Canada
Website of the ACZISC - Atlantic Coastal Zone Information Steering Committee.
CEDRE Centre of Documentation, Research and Experimentation on Accidental Water Pollution
Coastal Response Research Center
at the University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, USA
Oil Spill Recovery Institute
Cordova, Alaska, USA