Bathymetric estimation using MERIS images in coastal sea waters

Type Article
Date 2007-04
Language English
Author(s) Minghelli Roman Audrey1, Polidori Laurent2, Mathieu-Blanc Sandrine3, Loubersac Lionel4, Cauneau François5
Affiliation(s) 1 : Univ Bourgogne, CNRS, UMR 5158, F-21078 Dijon, France.
2 : IRD, CESBIO, F-31401 Toulouse 9, France.
3 : Alcatel Alenia Space Ind, F-06156 Cannes Bocca, France.
4 : IFREMER, DEL DRV, LER LV, F-34203 Sete, France.
5 : Ecole Mines Paris, F-06904 Sophia Antipolis, France.
Source Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, IEEE (1545-598X) (IEEE), 2007-04 , Vol. 4 , N. 2 , P. 274-277
DOI 10.1109/LGRS.2007.890548
WOS© Times Cited 8
Keyword(s) MERIS, Coastal zone, Bathymetry
Abstract Bathymetric estimation using remote sensing images has previously been applied to high spatial resolution imagery such as CASI, Ikonos, or SPOT but not on medium spatial resolution images (i.e., MERIS). This choice can be justified when there is a need to map the bathymetry on large areas. In this letter, we present the results of the bathymetry estimation over a large known area, the Gulf of Lion (France), expanding over 270 x 180 km.
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