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Integrated analysis of PALSAR/Radarsat-1 InSAR and ENVISAT altimeter data for mapping of absolute water level changes in Louisiana wetlands

Jin-Woo Kim, Zhong Lu, Hyongki Lee, C.K. Shum, Christopher M. Swarzenski, Thomas W. Doyle, Sang-Ho Baek
2009 Remote Sensing of Environment  
We developed an innovative method to integrate InSAR and satellite radar altimetry for measuring absolute or geocentric water level changes and applied the methodology to remote areas of swamp forest in  ...  Absolute water level change Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar (InSAR) has been used to detect relative water level changes in wetlands.  ...  PALSAR and Radarsat-1 data are copyrighted by JAXA/METI 2006 and Canadian Space Agency 2006  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.rse.2009.06.014 fatcat:4f6cnil25bemnls5asbpmd2tze

Toward Estimating Wetland Water Level Changes Based on Hydrological Sensitivity Analysis of PALSAR Backscattering Coefficients over Different Vegetation Fields

Ting Yuan, Hyongki Lee, Hahn Jung
2015 Remote Sensing  
Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) has been successfully used to map wetland's inundation extents and types of vegetation based on the fact that the SAR backscatter signal from the wetland is mainly controlled  ...  Furthermore, we attempted to estimate water level changes which were then compared with the Envisat altimetry and InSAR results.  ...  Author Contributions Ting Yuan performed the main data analysis, and wrote most of the manuscript. Hyongki Lee processed the Envisat altimetry data.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs70303153 fatcat:cxttqraxmrdk5l7vzzinxnpzli

Surface Water Storage in Rivers and Wetlands Derived from Satellite Observations: A Review of Current Advances and Future Opportunities for Hydrological Sciences

Fabrice Papa, Frédéric Frappart
2021 Remote Sensing  
Here, we review the scientific literature and present major results regarding the dynamic of surface freshwater in large rivers, floodplains, and wetlands.  ...  Surface water storage (SWS), the amount of freshwater stored in rivers/wetlands/floodplains/lakes, and its variations are key components of the water cycle and land surface hydrology, with strong feedback  ...  Over the flooded forest in the central Congo Basin, SWS changes were calculated from water depth maps from InSAR and altimetry [113] [114] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs13204162 doaj:037f5355056d48c5a63b985fabd4acf6 fatcat:xjpmixicubfjxg7mujlevhmriu

Automatic Detection of Inland Water Bodies along Altimetry Tracks for Estimating Surface Water Storage Variations in the Congo Basin

Frédéric Frappart, Pierre Zeiger, Julie Betbeder, Valéry Gond, Régis Bellot, Nicolas Baghdadi, Fabien Blarel, José Darrozes, Luc Bourrel, Frédérique Seyler
2021 Remote Sensing  
Good detection of water (open water, permanent and seasonal inundation) is above 0.9 using radar altimetry backscattering from ENVISAT and Jason-2.  ...  Estimating water levels over flooded area using radar altimetry observation is difficult.  ...  We also thank three anonymous reviewers for their meaningful comments which helped us improving the quality of our manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs13193804 fatcat:gydd5nqt4vdsxe4dxc65dm6m2m

Bare Earth DEM Generation for Large Floodplains Using Image Classification in High-Resolution Single-Pass InSAR

Drew Faherty, Guy J.-P. Schumann, Delwyn K. Moller
2020 Frontiers in Earth Science  
., and Bamler, R. (2003). The shuttle radar topography mission- a new class of digital elevation models acquired by spaceborne radar. Photogramm. Rem.  ...  S., and Bates, P. D. (2003). Floodplain friction parameterization in two-dimensional river flood models using vegetation heights derived from airborne scanning laser altimetry. Hydrol.  ... 
doi:10.3389/feart.2020.00027 fatcat:fvxphp7yindh5mm3nwnthsrswy

Remote Sensing of Floodpath Lakes and Wetlands: A Challenging Frontier in the Monitoring of Changing Environments

Yeqiao Wang, Hervé Yésou
2018 Remote Sensing  
Floodpath lakes and wetlands are, in particular, sensitive to natural and anthropogenic impacts, such as climate change, human-induced intervention on hydrological regimes, and land use and land cover  ...  In this editorial paper, we review research developments using state-of-the-art remote sensing technologies for monitoring dynamics of floodpath lakes and wetlands; discuss challenges of remote sensing  ...  Acknowledgments: As the Guest editors, we would like to thank all contributors, editors, and reviewers for their hard work and dedication.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs10121955 fatcat:xpcrp26ocrdl7c4okie5umrgrq

Emerging Applications of Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar (InSAR) in Geomorphology and Hydrology

Laurence C. Smith
2002 Annals of the Association of American Geographers  
Interferometric synthetic aperture radar (InSAR) is a powerful geodetic tool used to construct digital elevation models of the earth's topography and to image centimeter-scale displacements associated  ...  Geomorphology and hydrology can also benefit from InSAR.  ...  Therefore, laser altimetry can produce more precise DEMs but less precise deformation maps than can InSAR.  ... 
doi:10.1111/1467-8306.00295 fatcat:44cm7yawmfarbfjc6kytu54sji

Hydrologic Dynamics of the Ground-Water-Dependent Sian Ka'an Wetlands, Mexico, Derived from InSAR and SAR Data

Bibi R. N. Gondwe, Sang-Hoon Hong, Shimon Wdowinski, Peter Bauer-Gottwein
2010 Wetlands (Wilmington, N.C.)  
Backscatter amplitude of SAR data can be used to map flooding extent.  ...  We used 56 RADARSAT-1 SAR acquisitions to calculate 38 interferograms and 13 flooding maps with 24 day and 48 day time intervals covering July 2006 to March 2008.  ...  4, 2; b topography data from the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) (grey-scale) and the May 2007 flooding map showing the smallest wetland extent.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s13157-009-0016-z fatcat:37wua5capfglra2z252z36ybgq

Applications of Shuttle Radar Topography Mission Elevation Data

Paul Zandbergen
2008 Geography Compass  
The Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) was flown in February 2000 and collected the first ever high-resolution near-global digital elevation data.  ...  including forest ecology, volcanology, glaciology, geomorphology, and hydrology.  ...  Interferometric SAR, or InSAR, makes uses of phase difference measurements derived from two radar images acquired with a very small base to height ratio to measure topography.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1749-8198.2008.00154.x fatcat:tqqa5jsyrfaxrjxka36yuyaolq

Repeat-pass multi-temporal interferometric SAR coherence variations with Amazon floodplain and lake habitats

Hahn Chul Jung, Doug Alsdorf
2010 International Journal of Remote Sensing  
Lake Balbina consists mostly of upland forests and inundated trunks of dead, leafless trees whereas Cabaliana and Solimõ es-Purús are dominated by flooded forests.  ...  We have analysed interferometric coherence variations in Japanese Earth Resources Satellite (JERS-1) L-band synthetic aperture radar (SAR) data at three central Amazon sites: Lake Balbina, Cabaliana and  ...  Acknowledgements Funding for this research was provided by the Terrestrial Hydrology Program and Solid Earth and Natural Hazards Program at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).  ... 
doi:10.1080/01431160902902609 fatcat:5jrwpvrakfc3xaui2lljrrtf7y

Wetlands and Malaria in the Amazon: Guidelines for the Use of Synthetic Aperture Radar Remote-Sensing

Thibault Catry, Zhichao Li, Emmanuel Roux, Vincent Herbreteau, Helen Gurgel, Morgan Mangeas, Frédérique Seyler, Nadine Dessay
2018 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
Synthetic aperture radar (SAR) is well-adapted to tropical areas, since it is capable of imaging independent of light and weather conditions.  ...  In light of these guidelines, we propose a framework for the production of spatialized indicators and malaria risk maps based on the combination of SAR, entomological and epidemiological data to support  ...  Results were produced with the support of Young Team associated to IRD GITES (JEAI GITES) and International Mixed Laboratory Sentinela (LMI Sentinela) funded by the IRD.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph15030468 pmid:29518988 pmcid:PMC5877013 fatcat:4q7vj5bg6nf47gndt65kopy4bu

Sensitivity of a Floodplain Hydrodynamic Model to Satellite-Based DEM Scale and Accuracy: Case Study—The Atchafalaya Basin

Hahn Jung, Michael Jasinski
2015 Remote Sensing  
The results provide guidance to engineers and scientists when defining the observation scales of future altimetry missions such as the OPEN ACCESS Remote Sens. 2015, 7 7939 Surface Water and Ocean Topography  ...  The approach analyzes the sensitivity of modeled floodplain water elevation and velocity to typical satellite-based DEM grid-box scale and vertical error, using a previously calibrated version of the physically-based  ...  We gratefully acknowledge Paul Bates for use of the LISFLOOD-ACC model. LiDAR data were obtained from the USGS National Geospatial Program and USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program archives.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs70607938 fatcat:nt4enc6rnrhp3bax34puldvbam

Applications of Open-Access Remotely Sensed Data for Flood Modelling and Mapping in Developing Regions

Iguniwari Thomas Ekeu-wei, George Alan Blackburn
2018 Hydrology  
The merits, demerits and uncertainties associated with the application of these datasets, including radar altimetry, digital elevation models, optical and radar images, are discussed.  ...  Flood modelling and mapping typically entail flood frequency estimation, hydrodynamic modelling and inundation mapping, which require specific datasets that are often unavailable in developing regions  ...  using ENVISAT altimetry and JERS-1 radar images.  ... 
doi:10.3390/hydrology5030039 fatcat:gaoganplcjfn7mdn7kdllt4xmy

Front Matter: Volume 8286

Proceedings of SPIE
2011 International Symposium on Lidar and Radar Mapping 2011: Technologies and Applications  
The last two digits indicate publication order within the volume using a Base 36 numbering system employing both numerals and letters.  ...  The complete citation is used on the first page, and an abbreviated version on subsequent pages. Numbers in the index correspond to the last two digits of the six-digit CID number.  ...  (China) 8286 1U Tropical forest mapping and change detection using ALOS PALSAR data [8286-65] W. Li, Q. Feng, E. Chen, Z.  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.915559 fatcat:grkpqjihknaklneicbly7rkdjm

Linking the Remote Sensing of Geodiversity and Traits Relevant to Biodiversity—Part II: Geomorphology, Terrain and Surfaces

Angela Lausch, Michael E. Schaepman, Andrew K. Skidmore, Sina C. Truckenbrodt, Jörg M. Hacker, Jussi Baade, Lutz Bannehr, Erik Borg, Jan Bumberger, Peter Dietrich, Cornelia Gläßer, Dagmar Haase (+23 others)
2020 Remote Sensing  
Different examples for monitoring geomorphology as a crucial discipline of geodiversity using RS are provided, discussing the implementation of RS technologies such as LiDAR, RADAR, as well as multi-spectral  ...  Furthermore, data products and RS technologies that could be used in the future for monitoring geomorphology are introduced.  ...  [200] used InSAR technologies to measure water level changes on the Amazon floodplain.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs12223690 fatcat:tlzccauqivacbcskrygfonuxni
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