Special Interest Group
Membership in our hosting organisation, the European Association of Remote Sensing Laboratories is recommended but is not a prerequisite.
ESA Earth Observation Portal
Access point for information and services from Earth Observation.
Observing the Coastal Sea. An Atlas of Advanced Monitoring Techniques (12 MB pdf file)
New developments within the MARCOPOLI Research Programme of the Helmholtz Research Centres GKSS, AWI and partners.
LOICZ Reports and Studies No. 33.
International Ocean Colour Coordinating Group.
ESA ENVISAT Toolboxes:
REgional VAlidation of MERIS chlorophyll Products in North Sea coastal waters.
FAO Publications on Remote Sensing
List of publications since 1998, mostly for download.
Satellite Information System for Coastal Areas and Lakes.
Remote Sensing Handbook for Tropical Coastal Management
Published by UNESCO, Paris, France, and DFID, London, UK.
Policy Support for European Governments by Acquisition of Information from Satellite and UAV borne Sensors.
EARSeL Educational Resources Website
Collection of links to educational remote sensing websites.
Worldwide Ocean Optics Database
maintained at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
International Council for the Exploration of the Sea
Global Ocean Observing System
UN Atlas of the Oceans
An information system designed for use by policy makers who need to become familiar with ocean issues and by scientists, students and resource managers who need access to underlying data bases and approaches to sustainability.
The European Seafloor Network
GEOHAB Global Ecology and Oceanography of Harmful Algal Blooms.
Harmful Algal Blooms Observing System (HABSOS).
Workshop Report, 67 p., 2000
Canadian Ice Service Archive (CISA)
CISA is divided into three mayor sections: archive data, climatic products, and latest, past and future ice conditions
Daily Updated AMSR-E Sea Ice Maps
Sea ice concentrations calculated daily in near real time. The service is part of the GMES project Polar View and of the Arctic Regional Ocean Observing System (Arctic ROOS).
Published by the Institute of Environmental Physics at the University of Bremen, Germany
Polar science center Hydrographic Climatology (PHC)
A Global Ocean Hydrography with a High Quality Arctic Ocean.
Published by the Polar Science Center at the University of Washington, U.S.A.
Integrated Coastal Zone Management
ICZM Website of the European Commission.
Marine and Coastal Ecosystems & Human Well-being
A UNEP publication based on the findings of the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment Project, June 2006.
ENCORA Coastal Portal
Website of the EU project ENCORA which offers services - including a Coastal Wiki - for enabling coastal professionals to take better advantage of existing knowledge resources in Europe.
A Guide to Coastal Information in Atlantic Canada
Website of the ACZISC - Atlantic Coastal Zone Information Steering Committee.
CEDRE Centre of Documentation, Research and Experimentation on Accidental Water Pollution
Coastal Response Research Center
at the University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, USA
Oil Spill Recovery Institute
Cordova, Alaska, USA
European Space Agency ESA
A year on from the Asian tsunami, satellites are aiding regional rebuilding.
Tectonic map of the region and location of epicenter.
Space and Major Disasters
Satellite maps and imagery.
Spot satellite images before and after tsunami.
CRISP National University of Singapore
Dartmouth Flood Observatory
Observatory for extreme flood events worldwide.
DLR Center for Satellite Based Crisis Information
SERTIT, Strasbourg University
Maps based on SPOT imagery and video flythru.
Information bulletin on earthquake before arrival of tsunami.
Numerical model of tsunami in Sumatra waters.
Encyclopedic information, links to other websites.