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Depth from Satellite Images: Depth Retrieval Using a Stereo and Radiative Transfer-Based Hybrid Method

Simon Collings, Elizabeth Botha, Janet Anstee, Norm Campbell
2018 Remote Sensing  
The depths of uniform, highly-reflective (sand) sea bed are better estimated with a radiative transfer-based method, while areas where there is high visual contrast in the scene, as identified by using  ...  In this paper, the relative accuracy of radiative-transfer and photogrammetric stereo methods applied to World View 2 imagery are examined, using LiDAR bathymetry and towed video as ground truth, and it  ...  Acknowledgments: This work was internally funded by the CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere Business Unit and CSIRO Data 61. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs10081247 fatcat:7gumql2knzerbn2lyspklnbuk4

Multi-angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer (MISR) instrument description and experiment overview

D.J. Diner, J.C. Beckert, T.H. Reilly, C.J. Bruegge, J.E. Conel, R.A. Kahn, J.V. Martonchik, T.P. Ackerman, R. Davies, S.A.W. Gerstl, H.R. Gordon, J. Muller (+4 others)
1998 IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing  
Algorithms specifically developed to capitalize on this measurement strategy will be used to retrieve geophysical products for studies of clouds, aerosols, and surface radiation.  ...  The Multi-angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer (MISR) instrument is scheduled for launch aboard the first of the Earth Observing System (EOS) spacecraft, EOS-AM1.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors gratefully acknowledge the efforts of the MISR hardware and software engineering teams and a host of graduate students, postdoctoral researchers, and research assistants who  ... 
doi:10.1109/36.700992 fatcat:a5qhzfefu5cvxj5bsemaoffkxm

BathyNet: A Deep Neural Network for Water Depth Mapping from Multispectral Aerial Images

Gottfried Mandlburger, Michael Kölle, Hannes Nübel, Uwe Soergel
2021 PFG – Journal of Photogrammetry Remote Sensing and Geoinformation Science  
As such, the approach highlights the benefits of jointly processing data from hybrid active and passive imaging sensors.  ...  AbstractBesides airborne laser bathymetry and multimedia photogrammetry, spectrally derived bathymetry provides a third optical method for deriving water depths.  ...  Acknowledgements The presented investigation was conducted within the project "Bathymetry by Fusion of Airborne Laser Scanning and Multi-Spectral Aerial Imagery" (SO 935/6-2) funded by the German Research  ... 
doi:10.1007/s41064-021-00142-3 fatcat:dhwei5vrhrdrhoo64xzdophua4

Toward Cloud Tomography from Space using MISR and MODIS: The Physics of Image Formation for Opaque Convective Clouds [article]

Anthony B. Davis and Linda Forster and David J. Diner and Bernhard Mayer
2021 arXiv   pre-print
Significant amounts of sunlight thus arrive at the VC as a diffuse irradiance, and leave it even more isotropic. The diffusion limit of 3D radiative transfer (RT) is therefore valid inside the VC.  ...  3D convective cloud images form via two intertwined radiative diffusion processes.  ...  LF received funding from the European Union's Framework Programme for Research and Innovation Horizon 2020 (2014-2020) under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Grant Agreement No. 754388 and from LMU Munich's  ... 
arXiv:2011.14537v4 fatcat:67ykd64vsnbxxang3nley4olcu

A novel retrieval of daytime atmospheric dust and volcanic ash heights through a synergy of AIRS infrared radiances and MODIS L2 optical depths

S. DeSouza-Machado, L. Strow, E. Maddy, O. Torres, G. Thomas, D. Grainger, A. Robinson
2015 Atmospheric Measurement Techniques Discussions  
</strong> We present a novel method to retrieve daytime atmospheric dust and ash plume heights using a synergy of infrared hyper-spectral radiances and retrieved visible optical depths.  ...  The method is developed using data from the Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS) and Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS), both of which are on NASA's Aqua platform, and lends itself to  ...  In particular, the parallax between the two views allows the retrieval of so called stereo cloud top height, through purely geometric and simple image processing methods (see Fisher et al., 2014, for  ... 
doi:10.5194/amtd-8-443-2015 fatcat:246rbgldlbbqpkhk7jqyk7oqjm

Recent Progress in Atmospheric Radiation

Kuo-Nan Liou, Robert J. Curran
1984 Bulletin of The American Meteorological Society - (BAMS)  
of radiative transfer and radiation measurements, and solar energy applications were presented. 1 This report is in part a collective contribution from the chairpersons (listed in each section) at the  ...  Papers spanning the subjects of satellite remote sensing, interactions of radiation and general circulation, effects of clouds and aerosols on climate, radiation budget studies from satellites, some aspects  ...  We would like to thank Ken Spengler and Evelyn Mazur of AMS, and Joanne Simpson, STAC Commissioner, for their advice, cooperation, and encouragement throughout the phase of arranging the Fifth Conference  ... 
doi:10.1175/1520-0477-65.5.475 fatcat:so5jkxqacvfbtevxc6mz7ffnuy

2019 Index IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing Vol. 57

2019 IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing  
Hu, C., Zhang, B., Dong, X., and Li, Y., Geosynchronous SAR Tomography: Theory and First Experimental Verification Using Beidou IGSO Satellite; TGRS Sept. 2019 6591-6607 Hu, F., Wu, J., Chang, L.,  ...  and Hanssen, R.F., Incorporating Temporary Coherent Li, X., Yeo, T.S., Yang, Y., Chi, C., Zuo, F., Hu, X., and Pi, Y., Refo-cusing and Zoom-In Polar Format Algorithm for Curvilinear Spotlight SAR Imaging  ...  ., +, TGRS Nov. 2019 9410-9449 Joint Retrieval of Aerosol Optical Depth and Surface Reflectance Over Land Using Geostationary Satellite Data.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tgrs.2020.2967201 fatcat:kpfxoidv5bgcfo36zfsnxe4aj4

The Prospect of Global Coral Reef Bathymetry by Combining Ice, Cloud, and Land Elevation Satellite-2 Altimetry With Multispectral Satellite Imagery

Arthur C. R. Gleason, Ross Smith, Sam J. Purkis, Kyle Goodrich, Alexandra Dempsey, Alejandro Mantero
2021 Frontiers in Marine Science  
Results suggest that ICESat-2 could be an effective approach for calibrating and validating empirical and radiative transfer methods, alike, for estimating shallow-water bathymetry from remote sensing  ...  Empirical methods for estimating shallow-water bathymetry using passive multispectral satellite imagery are robust and globally applicable, in theory, but they require copious local measurements of water  ...  For this reason, there has been a search for over 50 years for a robust and reproducible way to retrieve bathymetry from satellite data (Ashphaq et al., 2021) .  ... 
doi:10.3389/fmars.2021.694783 fatcat:5qg74yddp5hs5muulnuvmo55h4

The Colour and Stereo Surface Imaging System (CaSSIS) for the ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter

N. Thomas, G. Cremonese, R. Ziethe, M. Gerber, M. Brändli, G. Bruno, M. Erismann, L. Gambicorti, T. Gerber, K. Ghose, M. Gruber, P. Gubler (+49 others)
2017 Space Science Reviews  
Each image can be acquired in up to four colours and stereo capability is foreseen by the use of a novel rotation mechanism.  ...  A typical product from one image acquisition will be a 9.5 km × ∼45 km swath in full colour and stereo in one over-flight of the target thereby reducing atmospheric influences inherent in stereo and colour  ...  , and reproduction in any medium, provided you give appropriate credit to the original author(s) and the source, provide a link to the Creative Commons license, and indicate if changes were made.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11214-017-0421-1 fatcat:ttfdy64cjzbodocl5fzbiwu4gy

Characterizing Land Surface Anisotropic Reflectance over Rugged Terrain: A Review of Concepts and Recent Developments

Jianguang Wen, Qiang Liu, Qing Xiao, Qinhuo Liu, Dongqin You, Dalei Hao, Shengbiao Wu, Xingwen Lin
2018 Remote Sensing  
from a historical perspective and summarized in two categories: BRDFs describing solo slopes and those describing composite slopes.  ...  of BRDFs derived with remote sensing satellites.  ...  These are the BRDF models based on radiative transfer, geometric-optical, and hybrid methods (Table 1) .  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs10030370 fatcat:ayydrp5kunflfdfka3atsvqwge

Introduction to special section on Recent Advances in the Study of Optical Variability in the Near-Surface and Upper Ocean

T. Dickey, M. L. Banner, P. Bhandari, T. Boyd, L. Carvalho, G. Chang, Y. Chao, H. Czerski, M. Darecki, C. Dong, D. Farmer, S. Freeman (+44 others)
2012 Journal of Geophysical Research  
1] Optical variability occurs in the near-surface and upper ocean on very short time and space scales (e.g., milliseconds and millimeters and less) as well as greater scales.  ...  This variability is caused by solar, meteorological, and other physical forcing as well as biological and chemical processes that affect optical properties and their distributions, which in turn control  ...  Dickey wishes to thank Steve Ackleson and Joan Cleveland for supporting the Radiance in a Dynamic Ocean (RaDyO) program. T.  ... 
doi:10.1029/2012jc007964 fatcat:u6njthjb4fa53l4qwldqfgdejq

An overview of MATISSE-v2.0

Luc Labarre, Karine Caillault, Sandrine Fauqueux, Claire Malherbe, Antoine Roblin, Bernard Rosier, Pierre Simoneau, Karin Stein, John D. Gonglewski
2010 Optics in Atmospheric Propagation and Adaptive Systems XIII  
This Programme is based on commitments received up to the time of publication and is subject to change without notice.  ...  The symposium, like our other conferences and activities, would not be possible without the dedicated contribution of our participants and members.  ...  This gives us a background correlation that we use as reference to subtract from the spatial correlation in both image and far-field measurements.  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.868183 fatcat:5anlqspzzzcftfufaxvlr45zve

International cooperation and capacity building [chapter]

2008 Advances in Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences: 2008 ISPRS Congress Book  
. & Kuusk, A. 2003. Retrieving Leaf Area Index (LAI) Using a Genetic Algorithm with a Canopy Radiative Transfer Model. Remote Sensing of Environment 85: 257-270.  ...  Retrieval of forest biophysical variables by inverting a 3-D radiative transfer model and using high and very high resolution imagery. International Journal of Remote Sensing 25: 5601-5616.  ... 
doi:10.1201/9780203888445-44 fatcat:s5ioqzhoj5ceffqxz3e4mshrku

2015 Index IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing Vol. 53

2015 IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing  
., TGRS March 2015 1387-1393 Monte Carlo methods A New Hybrid Snow Light Scattering Model Based on Geometric Optics Theory and Vector Radiative Transfer Theory.  ...  ., +, TGRS Dec. 2015 6752-6765 A New Hybrid Snow Light Scattering Model Based on Geometric Optics Theory and Vector Radiative Transfer Theory.  ...  Radiofrequency interference A Methodology to Determine Radio-Frequency Interference in AMSR2 Observations.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tgrs.2015.2513444 fatcat:zuklkpk4gjdxjegoym5oagotzq

Table of Contents

2020 IGARSS 2020 - 2020 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium  
SATELLITE IMAGES Kazi A Kalpoma, Mohammad Leman, Md.  ...  TH1-R15.4: MONITORING OF THE CROSS-CALIBRATION BIASES BETWEEN THE S-NPP ................................ 6393 AND NOAA-20 VIIRS SENSOR DATA RECORDS USING GOES ADVANCED BASELINE IMAGER AS A TRANSFER Jingfeng  ...  FR1-R18: NETWORK BASED CLASSIFIER  ... 
doi:10.1109/igarss39084.2020.9323828 fatcat:6aittajt35gufeaugcmemu5cya
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