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

    October 30, 2023

    NHCI presents radargrammetry results at TerraSAR-X / TanDEM-X Science Team Meeting 2023

    Roland Romeiser and Hans Graber of the University of Miami presented NHCI radargrammetry project results at the TerraSAR-X / TanDEM-X Science Team Meeting in Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany.

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    July 26, 2023

    Presentations at IGARSS 2023

    At IGARSS 2023 in Pasadena, CA, the PIs of the two Task 2 remote sensing groups of the University of Miami and the University of Massachusetts presented results of their Hurricane Ian studies.

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    September 30, 2022

    Coastline Changes Extracted From SAR Images

    Example result featuring COSMO-SkyMed SAR images obtained by the University of Miami's remote sensing team in the hours after the landfall of Hurricane Ian.

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