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Applications of remote sensing in coastal engineering decision making
Author(s): Caixing Yun; Qing He; Sihai Li
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Paper Abstract

The coast is a zone where frequent mankind activities and frail ecology environment coexist. The coastal erosion and accretion caused by the interactions between sea and land have great influence on the coast development. The problems concerned by the coastal engineering are the stability and change trend of shoreline and beach. In this paper, the authors, through some case studies and research achievements of coastal projects, further expound the functions and application prospects of remote sensing in the decision-making of coastal engineering, such as estuarine regulation, construction of the harbor and navigation channel, beach reclamation, and site selection of the sewage outfall in the power station and city, etc.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 August 1998
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 3504, Optical Remote Sensing for Industry and Environmental Monitoring, (19 August 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.319541
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Caixing Yun, State Key Lab. of Estuarine and Coastal Research (China)
Qing He, State Key Lab. of Estuarine and Coastal Research (China)
Sihai Li, National Marine Data and Information Service (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3504:
Optical Remote Sensing for Industry and Environmental Monitoring
Upendra N. Singh; Huanling Hu; Gengchen Wang, Editor(s)

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