At the International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium 2023 (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 (2022) studies.
On Monday, July 17, Roland Romeiser (UMiami) presented a poster entitled "Rapid SAR-Based Mapping of Hurricane Damages After a Landfall," focusing on radargrammetry-derived topography results for the St. Petersburg, FL, area. Access the poster here.
On Thursday, July 20, Stephen Frasier (UMass) gave an oral presentation entitled "Capella X-Band SAR Observations of the Tampa Area During Hurricane Ian Landfall." Access the presentation slideshow here.
On Monday, August 28th, the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory Scientific Development Squadron (VXS-1) airdropped 18 buoys associated with the Task 3A teams of the NOPP Hurricane Coastal Impacts project in the path of Hurricane Idalia.
In the Coastal Sediments 2023 meeting in New Orleans, Ellen Quataert of the Deltares team shared modelling and observational results of the effect of dune and backbay vegetation on barrier island breaching processes in Florida and North Carolina.