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Environmental monitoring of Galway Bay: fusing data from remote and in-situ sources

O'Connor, Edel and Hayes, Jer and Smeaton, Alan F. and O'Connor, Noel E. and Diamond, Dermot (2009) Environmental monitoring of Galway Bay: fusing data from remote and in-situ sources. In: Remote Sensing for Environmental Monitoring, GIS Applications, and Geology IX , 31 August - 3 September 2009, Berlin, Germany.

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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.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Event Type:Conference
Refereed:Yes
Uncontrolled Keywords:multi-modal sensor networks; sea surface temperature; remote sensing;
Subjects:Physical Sciences > Detectors
DCU Faculties and Centres:DCU Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Engineering and Computing > School of Computing
Research Initiatives and Centres > CLARITY: The Centre for Sensor Web Technologies
Published in:Proc. SPIE, Vol. 7478, 74780X. 7478 . SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering.
Publisher:SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
Official URL:http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.829989
Copyright Information:©2009 COPYRIGHT SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. One print or electronic copy may be made for personal use only. Systematic reproduction and distribution, duplication of any material in this paper for a fee or for commercial purposes, or modification of the content of the paper are prohibited.
Funders:Department of Communications, Marine and Natural Resources, Science Foundation Ireland, SFI 07/CE/I1147
ID Code:14965
Deposited On:27 Oct 2009 13:01 by Edel O'Connor. Last Modified 29 Apr 2010 13:26

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