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Lake Level Variations Monitored With Satellite Altimetry Waveform Retracking

Jinyun Guo, Xiaotao Chang, Yonggang Gao, Jialong Sun, Cheinway Hwang
2009 IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing  
Index Terms-Improved threshold retracker, lakes, lake level variations, level measurement, radar altimetry, satellite altimetry, waveform analysis, waveform retracking.  ...  A comparison with the in situ hydrological data indicates ITR is very efficient to monitor the lake level variations with the retracked altimetric data.  ...  Thus, waveforms over lakes should be retracked for the precise ranges to monitor the lake level variations. II.  ... 
doi:10.1109/jstars.2009.2021673 fatcat:hwrbzioxk5cwfneegtc4hrgj74

Inland Water Bodies Monitoring using Satellite Altimetry over Indian Region

S. Chander, D. Ganguly, A. K. Dubey, P. K. Gupta, R. P. Singh, P. Chauhan
2014 The International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences  
In this work 29 inland water bodies were selected over Indian region to monitor from satellite altimetry.  ...  Satellite altimetry for inland water applications has evolved from investigation of water height retrieval to monitoring since last two decades.  ...  OBJECTIVES & STUDY AREA Observing the river/lake/reservoir water levels via the innovative use of satellite radar altimetry combined with satellite imagery does offer the potential to monitor variations  ... 
doi:10.5194/isprsarchives-xl-8-1035-2014 fatcat:q32d2hu2pvdyhnkq423v5q5cji

Satellite radar altimetry for monitoring small rivers and lakes in Indonesia

Y. B. Sulistioadi, K.-H. Tseng, C. K. Shum, H. Hidayat, M. Sumaryono, A. Suhardiman, F. Setiawan, S. Sunarso
2015 Hydrology and Earth System Sciences  
Although satellite radar altimetry has been used in monitoring water level or discharge, its use is often limited to monitoring large rivers (>1 km) with longer interval periods (>1 week) because of its  ...  <br><br> We found that satellite altimetry provided a good alternative or the only means in some regions of measuring the water level of medium-sized rivers and small lakes with high accuracy (root mean  ...  The authors greatly appreciate the Ministry of Public Works of Republic of Indonesia and PT Vale Indonesia, Tbk for providing the in situ water level data used in this research.  ... 
doi:10.5194/hess-19-341-2015 fatcat:coqdphmjo5hshecpcwi7x2cwp4

AN ORIGINAL PROCESSING METHOD OF SATELLITE ALTIMETRY FOR ESTIMATING WATER LEVELS AND VOLUME FLUCTUATIONS IN A SERIES OF SMALL LAKES OF THE PANTANAL WETLAND COMPLEX IN BRAZIL

Paulo Henrique Costa, Eric Oliveira Pereira, Philippe Maillard
2016 The International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences  
Satellite altimetry is becoming a major tool for measuring water levels in rivers and lakes offering accuracies compatible with many hydrological applications, especially in uninhabited regions of difficult  ...  This article describes how satellites altimetry data from Envisat and Saral was used to determine water level in two small lakes in the Pantanal.  ...  INTRODUCTION Satellite altimetry is becoming an important tool for measuring water levels in rivers, lakes and wetlands and offers accuracies compatible with many applications such as water resource monitoring  ... 
doi:10.5194/isprsarchives-xli-b8-327-2016 fatcat:w7oa6g377ngqdpxy2tskl537ge

AN ORIGINAL PROCESSING METHOD OF SATELLITE ALTIMETRY FOR ESTIMATING WATER LEVELS AND VOLUME FLUCTUATIONS IN A SERIES OF SMALL LAKES OF THE PANTANAL WETLAND COMPLEX IN BRAZIL

Paulo Henrique Costa, Eric Oliveira Pereira, Philippe Maillard
2016 The International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences  
Satellite altimetry is becoming a major tool for measuring water levels in rivers and lakes offering accuracies compatible with many hydrological applications, especially in uninhabited regions of difficult  ...  This article describes how satellites altimetry data from Envisat and Saral was used to determine water level in two small lakes in the Pantanal.  ...  INTRODUCTION Satellite altimetry is becoming an important tool for measuring water levels in rivers, lakes and wetlands and offers accuracies compatible with many applications such as water resource monitoring  ... 
doi:10.5194/isprs-archives-xli-b8-327-2016 fatcat:uoxio4wg4rci7n7qftg6f27d7y

Preliminary results of ENVISAT RA-2-derived water levels validation over the Amazon basin

F FRAPPART, S CALMANT, M CAUHOPE, F SEYLER, A CAZENAVE
2006 Remote Sensing of Environment  
Among the different goals of the ENVISAT Mission, one directly concerns land hydrology : the monitoring of the water levels of lakes, wetlands and rivers.  ...  Since the launch of the ENVISAT satellite in 2002, the Radar Altimetry Mission provides systematic observations of the Earth topography.  ...  The authors wish to thank Benoît Legrésy from Laboratoire des Etudes en Géophysique et Océanographie Spatiales (LEGOS, Toulouse, France) for the delivery of ERS-1&2 data retracked with Ice-2 algorithm  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.rse.2005.10.027 fatcat:57kdyl63kvegjptia67jri2hga

Lake Level Change From Satellite Altimetry Over Seasonally Ice-Covered Lakes in the Mackenzie River Basin

Yuande Yang, Philip Moore, Zhenhong Li, Fei Li
2020 IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing  
Satellite altimetry enables remote sensing of these lakes, but the lake phenology is problematic as radar reflection surfaces include water, snow, and ice.  ...  Variations in water levels of seasonally ice-covered subarctic lakes are indicators of environmental and climatic change.  ...  In situ observations can monitor lake level variations, but the number of gauges has declined since the 1980s, with gauges unavailable in many Asian and African countries [6] .  ... 
doi:10.1109/tgrs.2020.3040853 fatcat:6p2u4g54h5e7vnejl72pp44adm

Current State of Art of Satellite Altimetry

Adam Łyszkowicz, Anna Bernatowicz
2017 Annual of Navigation  
One of the major sources of gravity data is satellite altimetry that provides gravity data with almost 75% surface of the Earth.  ...  This paper presents the achievements in satellite altimetry in all the above disciplines obtained in the last years.  ...  Therefore, satellite altimetry allows monitoring changes over inland water levels. Currently, a large number of various sizes lakes and rivers are monitored by satellite altimetry.  ... 
doi:10.1515/aon-2017-0003 fatcat:i7443c4glberbedlej5ddgcb2e

Current state of art of satellite altimetry

Adam Bolesław Łyszkowicz, Anna Bernatowicz
2017 Geodesy and Cartography  
One of the major sources of gravity data is satellite altimetry that provides gravity data with almost 75% surface of the Earth.  ...  Study of sea level and its extremes examined, around European and Australian coasts using tide gauges data and satellite altimetry measurements were described.  ...  "Using the satellite techniques in geodesy and navigation" and "Aplication of a new geodetic technic in study fi gure of the Earth".  ... 
doi:10.1515/geocart-2017-0016 fatcat:kwf4ndm745g45cxr54zr5n42cq

Monitoring Vertical Land Motions in Southwestern Taiwan with Retracked Topex/Poseidon and Jason-2 Satellite Altimetry

Chung-Yen Kuo, You-Jia Cheng, Wen-Hau Lan, Huan-Chin Kao
2015 Remote Sensing  
Satellite altimetry was originally designed to measure open oceans, so waveform retracking should be applied to overcome the complex waveforms reflected from lands.  ...  This study successfully uses satellite altimetry, including Topex/Poseidon and Jason-2, retrieved by novel retrackers to monitor vertical land motions in Southwestern Taiwan.  ...  on subwaveform retracker.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs70403808 fatcat:ieko63kp4zezvfp3i7hw4aefpq

Monitoring Long-Term Lake Level Variations in Middle and Lower Yangtze Basin over 2002–2017 through Integration of Multiple Satellite Altimetry Datasets

Peng Li, Hui Li, Fang Chen, Xiaobin Cai
2020 Remote Sensing  
Satellite altimetry has been effectively used for monitoring lake level changes in recent years.  ...  This work demonstrated the potential of integrating multiple satellite altimeters for the long-term monitoring of lake levels, which can help to evaluate the impact of climate change and anthropogenic  ...  Conclusions Satellite altimetry has been effectively used for monitoring the lake level changes in recent years.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs12091448 fatcat:euzpslqn2vgojnlblxhdmwyspm

Absolute Calibration or Validation of the Altimeters on the Sentinel-3A and the Jason-3 over Lake Issykkul (Kyrgyzstan)

Jean-François Crétaux, Muriel Bergé-Nguyen, Stephane Calmant, Nurzat Jamangulova, Rysbek Satylkanov, Florent Lyard, Felix Perosanz, Jacques Verron, Amanda Samine Montazem, Gianfranco Le Guilcher, Delphine Leroux, Joel Barrie (+2 others)
2018 Remote Sensing  
The objective of this paper is to calculate the altimeter biases of Jason-3 and Sentinel-3A, both belonging to an operational satellite system which is used for the long-term monitoring of lake level variations  ...  The biases for Sentinel-3A were −14 ± 20 mm with the Samosa (Ocean like) retracker and 285 ± 20 mm with the OCOG (Ice-1-like) retracker.  ...  Acknowledgments: The altimetry data are downloaded from the CTOH of Legos. We, thus, gratefully acknowledge the CNES and the CTOH.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs10111679 fatcat:l42gqrmcjvh5hmshotrhalgusa

Lake Level Estimation Based on CryoSat-2 SAR Altimetry and Multi-Looked Waveform Classification

Franziska Göttl, Denise Dettmering, Felix Müller, Christian Schwatke
2016 Remote Sensing  
In this study, reliable water levels for four lakes are estimated based on an innovative processing strategy using a semi-automatic CryoSat-2 Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) multi-looked waveform classification  ...  The presented innovative processing strategy can be easily adopted to other satellite altimetry SAR data such as from the new Sentinel-3 mission.  ...  Acknowledgments: The CryoSat-2 satellite mission is operated and maintained by ESA. ESA also provides the Level 1b SAR data sets.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs8110885 fatcat:hlotuf3azjcmrdwpxjsyfcpe3i

Retracking Cryosat-2 Data in SARIn and LRM Modes for Plateau Lakes: A Case Study for Tibetan and Dianchi Lakes

Xiaoli Deng, Ren-Bin Wang, Fukai Peng, Yong Yang, Nan-Ming Mo
2021 Remote Sensing  
The results of this study show that CryoSat-2 SARIn-mode data can be used for monitoring many small lakes that have not been measured by other altimetry missions in TP.  ...  The results of this paper suggest that the official ICE retracker for LRM data and APD-PPT retracker for SARIn-mode waveforms are the most appropriate retrackers over Dianchi Lake and TP lakes, respectively  ...  Acknowledgments: We thank European Space Agent for providing the CryoSat-2 data, Professor Cheinway Hwang and Professor Changqun Duan for providing Jason-2 and in situ annual lake level data, respectively  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs13061078 fatcat:vfot6mcmprh5rbl4hgpjplchmq

Improving Sentinel-3 SAR mode processing over lake using numerical simulations

Francois Boy, Jean-Francois Cretaux, Malik Boussaroque, Celine Tison
2021 IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing  
PHENOMENOLOGY OF LAKE ALTIMETRY WAVEFORMS A.  ...  the lake height variations [14] [15].  ... 
doi:10.1109/tgrs.2021.3137034 fatcat:zyhuw4qkifbbpb56ndd6ckcqfu
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