Task 2 - P.I. Romeiser

Remote Sensing of the U.S. Coastline Impacted by Land-Falling Hurricanes

Team Members

University of Miami: Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science

    Center for Southeastern Tropical Advanced Remote Sensing (CSTARS)

    • Roland Romeiser
    • Hans Graber
    • Michael Caruso

    University of Massachusetts Amherst

    • Stephen Frasier
    • Simon Kratz

    Capella Space

    • Chad Baker
    • Gordon Farquharson


    • Andreas Kern
    • David Germroth

    National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

    • Macarena Ortiz

    Team Objectives

    Airbus will help CSTARS to acquire TerraSAR-X images with high priority and provide latest algorithms for SAR interferometry and radargrammetry

    Capella Space will work with UMass-MIRSL to acquire Capella SAR images and to develop products similar to the ones obtained from Airbus

    NGIA will help obtain high-resolution optical images to apply surface characterization algorithms

    CSTARS will use multiple SAR satellites to acquire images of hurricanes of interest

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    Newest Updates

    September 7, 2022

    Capella SAR Radargrammetry Update

    Steve Frasier of the remote sensing group at the University of Massachusetts presented some new stereo radargrammetry results based on the Capella SAR images of the Hurricane Michael test area.

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    September 7, 2022

    Improved TerraSAR-X Radargrammetry Results

    The University of Miami group prepared a status report on new achievements in the improvement of radargrammetry products.

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    April 20, 2022

    Advanced Wind Retrievals From SAR Images at CSTARS

    While the European Space Agency (ESA) provides SAR-derived wind fields over the ocean together with Sentinel-1 SAR imagery, users have to apply their own algorithms to retrieve wind products from SAR images from other satellites.

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