Section Editors

Section Board for 'Ocean Remote Sensing' (37)

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Dr. Jorge Vazquez
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Jet Propulsion Laboratory/California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91109, USA
Interests: validation of remote sensing data; application of remote sensing to coastal regions; development of new remote sensing for high resolution; Validation of remote sensing data sets in challenging areas, including the Arctic and coastal regions
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Dr. Gang Zheng
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State Key Laboratory of Satellite Ocean Environment Dynamics, Second Institute of Oceanography, No.36 Baochubei Road, Hangzhou 310012, China
Interests: satellite oceanography; microwave remote sensing; AI oceanography; scatterometry; image processing; tropical cyclone remote sensing
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Dr. Sergey Stanichny
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Head of the Remote Sensing Department, Federal State Budget Scientific Institution "Marine Hydrophysical Institute of RAS”, Sevastopol, Russia
Interests: ocean optics; IR; altimetry; marine pollutions; blooms; coastal processes; dynamics; wave; sea level; climate
Dr. Yi Luo
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Canadian Ice Service, Environment and Climate Change Canada, 719 Heron Rd, Ottawa, ON K1A 0H3, Canada
Interests: Remote Sensing; Sea Ice; Surface Albedo; Cloud Mask; Land Cover
Dr. Merv Fingas
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Spill Science, Edmonton, Alberta T6W 1J6, Canada
Interests: oil spill remote sensing; oil spill dynamics and behaviour; oil spills; oil properties; oil analysis
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Dr. Yukiharu Hisaki
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Department of Physics and Earth Sciences, University of the Ryukyus, 1 Aza-Senbaru, Nishihara-cho, Okinawa 903-0213, Japan
Interests: ocean remote sensing; physical oceanography; surface waves; HF radar remote sensing; radio wave scattering from the sea surface
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Dr. Chung-Ru Ho
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Professor, Department of Marine Environmental Informatics, National Taiwan Ocean University, Keelung, Taiwan
Interests: remote sensing, physical oceanography, global change, satellite oceanography
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Dr. Weimin Huang
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Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Memorial University, St. John’s, A1B 3X5 NL, Canada
Interests: ocean remote sensing; high frequency surface-wave radar (HFSWR); microwave nautical radar; ocean observation using global navigation satellite systems (GNSS)
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Assoc. Prof. Cédric Jamet
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Univ. Littoral Cote d’Opale, Univ. Lille, CNRS, UMR 8187, LOG, Laboratoire d’Océanologie et de Géosciences, 62930 Wimereux, France
Interests: remote sensing of ocean color, atmospheric correction, inversion techniques for the estimation of biogeochemical parameters
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Dr. Oleg Kopelevich
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Russian Acad Sci, PP Shirshov Inst Oceanol, Moscow 117997, Russia
Interests: seawater optical properties; optical methods; satellite ocean color; field studies; regional algorithms; climatic factors
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Assoc. Prof. Dr. Susanne Kratzer
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Department of Ecology, Environment and Plant Sciences, Stockholm University, 10961 Stockholm, Sweden
Interests: bio-optics; ocean color; marine ecology; inherent optical properties; algorithm development; coastal zone management
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Dr. Ira Leifer
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Bubbleology Research International, 1642 Elm Ave, Solvang, CA 93463, USA
Interests: oil slicks in the ocean; remote sensing; trace gas measurement; trace gas remote sensing; arctic processes; bubble processes; marine seepage
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Dr. Ana C. Brito
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MARE-Marine and Environmental Sciences Centre, University of Lisbon, Portugal
Interests: marine ecology; phytoplankton communities; water quality; Remote sensing ocean colour; coastal and transitional systems
Dr. Andrew Clive Banks
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Institute of Oceanography, Hellenic Centre for Marine Research, Former US Base Gournes, 71500 Hersonissos, Crete, Greece
Interests: Earth observation; satellite oceanography (biological and physical); ocean colour; marine optics; radiative transfer modelling; climate change; processing, validation and vicarious calibration of satellite data; accuracy of satellite and in situ data (uncertainty and SI traceability); fiducial reference measurements; essential climate variables; open ocean and coastal remote sensing of the Hellenic Seas and Eastern Mediterranean
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Dr. Sergei Badulin
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Nonlinear Wave Processes Laboratory, P.P.Shirshov Institute of Oceanology of Russian Academy of Sciences, 36, Nakhimovskii pr., Moscow 117997, Russia
Interests: sea waves, satellite altimetry for wave studies
Dr. Gabriel Navarro
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CSIC - Instituto de Ciencias Marinas de Andalucía (ICMAN), Department of Ecology and Coastal Management, 11510 Cadiz, Spain
Interests: Remote Sensing; Biogeochemical cycles and primary production; Sensors and marine technology
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Dr. Dionysios E. Raitsos
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Faculty of Biology, Department of Zoology-Marine Biology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Panepistimiopolis, Athens, 15784, Greece
Interests: satellite remote sensing; ocean colour; chlorophyll; phytoplankton-fisheries interactions; large-scale biophysical processes
Prof. Dr. Malgorzata Stramska
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Institute of Oceanology of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Powstancow Warszawy 55, 81-712 Sopot, Poland
Interests: ocean color; satellite oceanography; bio-optics
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Dr. Marco Talone

Water and Marine Resources Unit, Directorate for Sustainable Resources, Joint Research Centre of the European Commission, 21027 Ispra (VA), Italy
Interests: ocean optics, satellite validation, optical radiometry
Prof. Dr. Mark Bourassa
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Department of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Science & Center for Ocean-Atmospheric Prediction Studies, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 USA
Interests: air/sea interaction; boundary-layer meteorology; rainfall variability; earth observing system
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Dr. Vittorio E. Brando
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Section Associate Editor
CNR-ISMAR Institute of Marine Sciences, National Reseatch Council
Interests: earth observation; optical oceanography; coastal waters
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Dr. Robert Brewin
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Section Associate Editor
Plymouth Marine Laboratory, Plymouth, PL1 3DH, UK
Interests: detection of phytoplankton size structure from satellite data; bio-opical model development and validation; unravelling the interaction between phytoplankton; physical forcing at large temporal and spatial scales using satellite observations
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Dr. Fablet Ronan
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Institut Mines-Télécom, Telecom-Bretagne, UMR 6285 labSTICC, 29238 Brest, France
Interests: ocean monitoring and surveillance; satellite ocean remote sensing, data-driven approaches for inverse problems
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Prof. Dr. Kun-Shan Chen
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The Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100094, China
Interests: microwave scattering and propagation; imaging radar; intelligent signal and image processing
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Dr. Emmanuel Devred

Ocean and Ecosystem Sciences Division, Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Fisheries and Oceans, Canada
Interests: Phytoplankton ecology, bio-optics; satellite ocean colour; climate change; coastal oceanography; ecosystem dynamics
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Dr. Emmanuel P. Dinnat
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NASA - Goddard Space Flight Center​, Greenbelt, MD 20785, USA CEESMO, Chapman University, Orange, CA 92866, USA
Interests: radiative transfer modeling and retrieval algorithms; combined active and passive microwave remote sensing for monitoring of sea surface salinity (SSS); surface roughness; ocean and cryosphere interactions; soil moisture
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Dr. Hesham M. El-Askary
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Professor of Remote Sensing and Earth System Science, Center of Excellence in Earth Systems Modeling and Observations, Schmid College of Science and Technology, Chapman University, 1 University Dr. Orange, CA, 92866, USA
Interests: applications of remote sensing in atmosphere; marine environment; vegetation and arid lands
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Dr. William Emery
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Colorado Center for Astrodynamics Research (CCAR), University of Colorado, CB 431, Smead Aerospace Engineering Sciences Department, Boulder, CO, USA
Interests: remote sensing of land and sea surfaces from satellite and UAVs; sea surface temperature (SST) retrievals; computing ocean surface currents from sequential satellite imagery; vegetation monitoring; urban heat islands; image classification; machine learning; neural networks for high resolution image classification; high resolution mapping of calibrated SST; detecton of methane leaks
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Dr. Martin Gade
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Universität Hamburg, Institut für Meereskunde, Bundesstraße 53, 20146 Hamburg, Germany
Interests: coastal remote sensing; SAR; marine surface films; ocean radar backscattering; air-sea interactions; air-sea fluxes
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Prof. Dr. Raphael M. Kudela
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Ocean Sciences Department, University of California, A-461 Earth & Marine Sciences Bldg., CA 95064, Santa Cruz, USA
Interests: ecological modeling and remote sensing; satellite oceanography; phytoplankton ecology and harmful algal blooms
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Dr. Gad Levy
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Senior Scientist, NorthWest Research Associate (primary); President, Pan Ocean Remote Sensing Association; Associate faculty U. of Phoenix (secondary) NorthWest Research Associates 4118 148th Ave NE Redmond, WA 98052-5164, USA
Interests: Remote sensing of the ocean and atmosphere; Satellite meteorology and oceanography; Data assimilation, fusion and mining; Analytical and numerical modeling; Data analysis and statistical modeling; Weather and climate dynamics, risk management, and prediction; Boundary layer and climate dynamics; Air-sea & Ocean-Atmosphere interactions
Dr. Vanessa Lucieer
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Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies, University of Tasmania IMAS Waterfront Building, 20 Castray Esplanade, Battery Point.Hobart, Tasmania 7001, Australia
Interests: marine remote sensing; acoustic data processing for the seafloor and water column; textural analysis; GEOBIA; biodiversity assessment; bathymetric modelling; backscatter processing and analysis; marine geomorphology and spatial data modelling
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Prof. Dr. Deepak R. Mishra
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Department of Geography, University of Georgia, 210 Field Street, Rm 212B, Athens, GA 30602, USA
Interests: Water quality (inland waters, estuaries, coastal, and open ocean waters); Wetlands health, productivity, and carbon sequestration; Benthic habitat mapping, Cyber-innovated environmental sensing
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Prof. Dr. Len Pietrafesa
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Professor Emeritus, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695, USA
Burroughs & Chapin Scholar, Coastal Carolina University, Conway, SC 29526, USA
Interests: observations of and numerical modeling of atmospheric; oceanic, estuary; land and hydraulic inter-actively coupled systems; relationships between climate and weather coupled systems; wind-wave-current coupled interactions
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Dr. SeungHyun Son
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Colorado State University, Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere at NOAA/NESDIS/STAR, NCWCP building, 5830 University Research Court, College Park, MD 20740, USA
Interests: remote sensing; ocean color; bio-optical algorithms; water quality; phytoplankton productivity; human/climate-induced changes in marine ecosystem
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Prof. Dr. Xiaofeng Yang
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State Key Laboratory of Remote Sensing Science, Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 20A Datun Rd, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100101, China
Interests: satellite oceanography; microwave remote sensing; marine atmospheric boundary layer process studies; marine pollution monitoring; air–sea interactions
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Dr. Quanan Zheng
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Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Science, University of Maryland, College Park, MA 20742, USA
Interests: physical oceanography; ocean remote sensing (including physics, data interpretation, applications, and laboratory simulation); meso-scale ocean dynamics; solitary waves in the atmosphere and ocean
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