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Environmental monitoring of Galway Bay: fusing data from remote and in-situ sources
Author(s): Edel O'Connor; Jer Hayes; Alan F. Smeaton; Noel E. O'Connor; Dermot Diamond
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Paper Abstract

Changes in sea surface temperature can be used as an indicator of water quality. In-situ sensors are being used for continuous autonomous monitoring. However these sensors have limited spatial resolution as they are in effect single point sensors. Satellite remote sensing can be used to provide better spatial coverage at good temporal scales. However in-situ sensors have a richer temporal scale for a particular point of interest. Work carried out in Galway Bay has combined data from multiple satellite sources and in-situ sensors and investigated the benefits and drawbacks of using multiple sensing modalities for monitoring a marine location.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 October 2009
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 7478, Remote Sensing for Environmental Monitoring, GIS Applications, and Geology IX, 74780X (7 October 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.829989
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Edel O'Connor, Dublin City Univ. (Ireland)
Jer Hayes, IBM Innovative Environmental Solutions (Ireland)
Alan F. Smeaton, Dublin City Univ. (Ireland)
Noel E. O'Connor, Dublin City Univ. (Ireland)
Dermot Diamond, Dublin City Univ. (Ireland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7478:
Remote Sensing for Environmental Monitoring, GIS Applications, and Geology IX
Ulrich Michel; Daniel L. Civco, Editor(s)

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