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The Impact of Lidar Elevation Uncertainty on Mapping Intertidal Habitats on Barrier Islands

Nicholas Enwright, Lei Wang, Sinéad Borchert, Richard Day, Laura Feher, Michael Osland
2017 Remote Sensing  
For example, McCarthy and Halls [12] mapped barrier island habitats in North Carolina and used elevation data to delineate habitats based on tidal regimes (e.g., intertidal and supratidal).  ...  , a barrier island along the coast of Alabama, USA.  ...  On barrier islands, supratidal areas include habitats such as beach, dune, and barrier flat (meadow, nonvegetated barrier flat, and forest).  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs10010005 fatcat:zr3juu4y55ektpbxxlloixdyii

Modeling Barrier Island Habitats Using Landscape Position Information

Nicholas M. Enwright, Lei Wang, Hongqing Wang, Michael J. Osland, Laura C. Feher, Sinéad M. Borchert, Richard H. Day
2019 Remote Sensing  
A posteriori application of expert rules based on theoretical understanding of barrier island habitats enhanced model results.  ...  Barrier islands are dynamic environments because of their position along the marine–estuarine interface.  ...  Our model incorporates elevation uncertainty for elevation-dependent habitat extraction and yields spatially explicit predictions of general barrier island habitats based on landscape position information  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs11080976 fatcat:snr3i5dgrra3zofkseoisufese

Evaluating the Response of Mediterranean-Atlantic Saltmarshes to Sea-Level Rise

Miriam Fernandez-Nunez, Helene Burningham, Pilar Díaz-Cuevas, José Ojeda-Zújar
2019 Resources  
However, uncertainties in predicted response will also reflect the accuracy and quality of primary inputs such as elevation and habitat coverage.  ...  uncertainty in predictions of change in saltmarsh habitats.  ...  The funders had no role in the design of the study; in the collection, analyses, or interpretation of data; in the writing of the manuscript, or in the decision to publish the results.  ... 
doi:10.3390/resources8010050 fatcat:ubamddyph5el5ggqzovixfamfe

Using airborne laser altimetry to estimate Sabellaria alveolata (Polychaeta: Sabellariidae) reefs volume in tidal flat environments

Mauricio Almeida Noernberg, Jérôme Fournier, Stanislas Dubois, Jacques Populus
2010 Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science  
This study has exploited aerial photographs and LiDAR digital elevation model to quantify intertidal complex landforms volume.  ...  the volume of the reef.  ...  IFREMER (Institut Français de Recherche et pour l'Exploitation de la Mer) and the TOTAL Foundation provided us with support for aerial photographs and LiDAR data delivery and interpretation.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ecss.2010.07.014 fatcat:5yrfulsk2nelhlburil3ycsvyi

Introduction to the Special Issue "Uncertainty in Remote Sensing Image Analysis"

Alfred Stein, Yong Ge, Inger Fabris-Rotelli
2018 Remote Sensing  
Images obtained from satellites are of an increasing resolution. [...]  ...  Acknowledgments: It is our pleasure to thank the management team of Remote Sensing for the compilation of this special issue and the efficiency and professionalism of the process.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs10121975 fatcat:tbfll5gv2fccjaeouffhawrd44

Integrating Drone Imagery into High Resolution Satellite Remote Sensing Assessments of Estuarine Environments

Patrick Gray, Justin Ridge, Sarah Poulin, Alexander Seymour, Amanda Schwantes, Jennifer Swenson, David Johnston
2018 Remote Sensing  
Estuarine wetlands have the potential to be mapped at a detailed habitat scale with a frequency that allows immediate monitoring after storms, in response to human disturbances, and in the face of sea-level  ...  We created and examined an array of indices and layers including texture, NDVI, and a LiDAR DEM.  ...  Acknowledgments: We thank Brandon Puckett and Rodney Guajardo of the North Carolina Coastal Reserve for sharing their 2004 Habitat Map of the Rachel Carson Reserve and GIS knowledge.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs10081257 fatcat:gyawac2oyvbdvkacwf5v6j5svq

Satellite-Derived Barrier Response and Recovery Following Natural and Anthropogenic Perturbations, Northern Chandeleur Islands, Louisiana

Julie C. Bernier, Jennifer L. Miselis, Nathaniel G. Plant
2021 Remote Sensing  
The magnitude and frequency of storm events, relative sea-level rise (RSLR), sediment supply, and anthropogenic alterations drive the morphologic evolution of barrier island systems, although the relative  ...  As a result of extensive vegetation losses over the past few decades, however, the northern Chandeleur Islands are transitioning to a new morphologic state in which the landscape is dominated by intertidal  ...  However, comparison with lidar elevations ( Figure S2 ) shows that for each of the datasets analyzed, intertidal "submerged" elevations were significantly different (p < 0.05) than intertidal "emergent  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs13183779 fatcat:jgv5plurtrcn5dgwiiltpwlshu

Using a Bayesian network to understand the importance of coastal storms and undeveloped landscapes for the creation and maintenance of early successional habitat

Sara L. Zeigler, Benjamin T. Gutierrez, Emily J. Sturdivant, Daniel H. Catlin, James D. Fraser, Anne Hecht, Sarah M. Karpanty, Nathaniel G. Plant, E. Robert Thieler, Tunira Bhadauria
2019 PLoS ONE  
We examined how piping plover habitat extent and location changed on barrier islands in New York, New Jersey, and Virginia after Hurricane Sandy made landfall following the 2012 breeding season.  ...  Furthermore, the proportion of new habitat created in high-quality overwash was inversely related to the level of development on study areas, from 17% of all new habitat in overwash at one of the most  ...  Wilke, and their colleagues and interns generously provided us with data on piping plover nest locations, population abundance, and average productivity.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0209986 pmid:31344034 pmcid:PMC6657824 fatcat:qw426gf3azagrepqpkuerqq3ey

Between the tides: Modelling the elevation of Australia's exposed intertidal zone at continental scale

Robbi Bishop-Taylor, Stephen Sagar, Leo Lymburner, Robin J. Beaman
2019 Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science  
We thank the individuals and  ...  Acknowledgements 626 The authors would like to thank R. Nanson, F. Yuan, T. Dhu and two anonymous reviewers 627 for their valuable and constructive comments and suggestions.  ...  of the 154 intertidal zone, such as hydrodynamic modelling, coastal risk management and ecological 155 habitat mapping projects. wave infrared (SWIR) in place of NIR (e.g.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ecss.2019.03.006 fatcat:rp4jpdb6jfgenkv2tpfzxnyzum

Sidescan sonar meets airborne and satellite remote sensing: challenges of a multi-device seafloor classification in extreme shallow water intertidal environments

R. M. Capperucci, A. Kubicki, P. Holler, A. Bartholomä
2020 Geo-Marine Letters  
Here, the natural dynamics of the abiotic and biotic processes is threatened by the human pressure, and great efforts are made on mapping and monitoring programs.  ...  In order to test the limitations of both techniques in extremely shallow waters (0.7 m min, water depth) and to find the most efficient methods for the spatial classification of intertidal areas, a portion  ...  We are particularly thankful to the Lower Saxony Water Management, Coastal Defence and Nature Conservation Agency (NLWKN Niedersachsen) for the access to the 2013 Lidar dataset.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00367-020-00639-7 fatcat:nnefomgfv5fw3g2z52mizdm45y

The impact of encroachment of mangroves into saltmarshes on saltwater mosquito habitats

Pat Dale, Leila Eslami-Andargoli, Jon Knight
2013 Journal of Vector Ecology  
But our approach, focussing on identifying mosquito habitats and mangrove spatial changes both at the detailed level of habitats within mangroves and also at the more general level of overall mangrove  ...  This is a synthesis of two research projects, each adding value, to address issue Project 1) showed that mosquito larval habitat in mangroves is complex, dependent on both availability of specific internal  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This research was supported by data provided by State and National agencies in Australia, by in-kind provision of facilities by Griffith University and Eslami-Andergoli was supported by  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1948-7134.2013.12048.x pmid:24581363 fatcat:hwusggikp5gj3jhlil6lospmsq

A Bayesian network approach to predicting nest presence of the federally-threatened piping plover (Charadrius melodus) using barrier island features

Katherina D. Gieder, Sarah M. Karpanty, James D. Fraser, Daniel H. Catlin, Benjamin T. Gutierrez, Nathaniel G. Plant, Aaron M. Turecek, E. Robert Thieler
2014 Ecological Modelling  
We used a Bayesian network framework to develop a model that links piping plover nest presence to the physical features of their nesting habitat on a barrier island that is impacted by sea-level rise and  ...  change on barrier islands.  ...  We thank Anne Hecht with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for providing constructive feedback at every stage of this project.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2014.01.005 fatcat:d7pycpjenjeuvn4zyedcywafwu

Geoinformatics vulnerability predictions of coastal ecosystems to sea-level rise in southeastern Australia

Ali K. M. Al-Nasrawi, Sarah M. Hamylton, Brian G. Jones, Carl A. Hopley, Yasir M. Al Yazichi
2018 Geomatics, Natural Hazards & Risk  
This project applied future sea-level rise of Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) hydroscenarios to assess its impact on the eco-geomorphic aspects of coastal ecosystems in terms of risk assessment  ...  This project applied future sea-level rise of Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) hydro-scenarios to assess its impact on the ecogeomorphic aspects of coastal ecosystems in terms of risk assessment  ...  Acknowledgments This study is part of an ongoing project undertaken at the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Wollongong.  ... 
doi:10.1080/19475705.2018.1470112 fatcat:h23kihzn3ffhlopqprztkt5a4u

Storm tide amplification and habitat changes due to urbanization of a lagoonal estuary

Philip M. Orton, Eric W. Sanderson, Stefan A. Talke, Mario Giampieri, Kytt MacManus
2020 Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences  
Total (freshwater plus salt) marsh habitat area has declined from 61 to 15 km2 and intertidal unvegetated habitat area from 17 to 4.6 km2.  ...  We develop and validate a hydrodynamic model for the 1870s based on detailed maps of bathymetry, seabed characteristics, topography, and tide observations for use alongside a present-day model.  ...  The lead author would like to thank Stevens Institute of Technology graduates Larry Yin and Ziyu Wu for their assistance in model development and other aspects of the project, as well as Alan Blumberg  ... 
doi:10.5194/nhess-20-2415-2020 fatcat:c5t2q3esdva6bhc3fc7sk4s724

Preface: Remote Sensing in Coastal Environments

Deepak Mishra, Richard Gould
2016 Remote Sensing  
use of LiDAR and unmanned aerial vehicles.  ...  The SI is comprised of twenty-one papers, covering a broad range of research topics that employ remote sensing imagery, models, and techniques to monitor water quality, vegetation, habitat suitability,  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The author declares no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs8080665 fatcat:n3kzyuvjkrdxhe3ww3wxudzole
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