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Development of sea ice monitoring with aerial remote sensing technology
Author(s): Xuhui Jiang; Lei Han; Liang Dong; Lulu Cui; Jun Bie; Xuewei Fan
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Paper Abstract

In the north China Sea district, sea ice disaster is very serious every winter, which brings a lot of adverse effects to shipping transportation, offshore oil exploitation, and coastal engineering. In recent years, along with the changing of global climate, the sea ice situation becomes too critical. The monitoring of sea ice is playing a very important role in keeping human life and properties in safety, and undertaking of marine scientific research. The methods to monitor sea ice mainly include: first, shore observation; second, icebreaker monitoring; third, satellite remote sensing; and then aerial remote sensing monitoring. The marine station staffs use relevant equipments to monitor the sea ice in the shore observation. The icebreaker monitoring means: the workers complete the test of the properties of sea ice, such as density, salinity and mechanical properties. MODIS data and NOAA data are processed to get sea ice charts in the satellite remote sensing means. Besides, artificial visual monitoring method and some airborne remote sensors are adopted in the aerial remote sensing to monitor sea ice. Aerial remote sensing is an important means in sea ice monitoring because of its strong maneuverability, wide watching scale, and high resolution. In this paper, several methods in the sea ice monitoring using aerial remote sensing technology are discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 November 2014
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 9299, International Symposium on Optoelectronic Technology and Application 2014: Optical Remote Sensing Technology and Applications, 929903 (18 November 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2066434
Show Author Affiliations
Xuhui Jiang, State Oceanic Administration (China)
Lei Han, Geotechnical Investigation and Surveying Institute (China)
Liang Dong, State Oceanic Administration (China)
Lulu Cui, State Oceanic Administration (China)
Jun Bie, State Oceanic Administration (China)
Xuewei Fan, State Oceanic Administration (China)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9299:
International Symposium on Optoelectronic Technology and Application 2014: Optical Remote Sensing Technology and Applications
Anatoli G. Borovoi; Dong Liu, Editor(s)

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