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Volume 22, Issue 3


Use of Satellite Data in Monitoring of Hydrophysical Parameters of the Baltic Sea Environment

Ph. D. Adam Krężel
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Published Online: 2015-10-15 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/pomr-2015-0054


Intensive development of infrastructure for fast processing of outsized amount of space-borne data enables now to use the satellite data for operational controlling the state of its environment. In our presentation we show some examples of analysis of processes in marine environment which are possible due to satellite data and algorithms of its processing developed in SatBaltic Project. It concerns supporting of modelling of solar energy inflow to the sea with space-borne input data, identification and analysis of sea ice cover, supporting of oil spill detection, and identification of phenomena which modify spatial distribution of the sea surface temperature.

Keywords: satellite remote sensing; Baltic; SST; solar energy; sea ice; oil spill


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Published Online: 2015-10-15

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Citation Information: Polish Maritime Research, Volume 22, Issue 3, Pages 36–42, ISSN (Online) 2083-7429, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/pomr-2015-0054.

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