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Lingzis and postgraduate students, Seoul. 2004
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Teaching Program

Remote Sensing of Coastal Environments

Lectures for Postgraduate Students (18 x 2 + 4 hours)

Danling Lingzis TANG

 

Program

1.       General Introduction (2h)

a)         Science and Technology

i.        Models
ii.     
 Hypothesis
iii.      Theory
iv.      Technology

b)        Remote Sensing

i.           Advantage
ii.          Disadvantage 

2.       Coastal Ocean and Environment (4h)

a)         Land and Ocean

i.          Continental shelf
ii.         Shelf break
iii.        Continental sloop

b)        Light in Seawater
c)
        Temperature and Salinity
d)
        Carbon Dioxide, Carbonate Cycles
e)
         Coastal Currents, Upwelling
f)
         Estuaries, Continental and Continental Margins
g)
        Atmosphere, Monsoon
h)  Global Climate Change, Computer Simulation  

3.       Life in the Ocean, Marine Ecology (4h)

a)        Ecosystems
b)
        Light and Nutrient Limitation
c)
        Food Chain
d)
        Phytoplankton, Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB)

     i.         Species
     ii.        Toxin
     iii.       Dynamic analysis

e)         Case study 

4.       Summary (2h)

a)         Review
b)
        Seminar: 3 minutes for each student 

5.       Satellite Remote Sensing (6h)

a)         Ocean Exploration from Space

i.              Satellite
ii.             Sensor
iii.           
In situ data, validation of satellite data

b)        Ocean Color

i.         Phytoplankton Component, Chlorophyll-a
ii.        Suspended material
iii.       Yellow substances

c)        Sea Surface Temperature (SST)
d)
       
Microwave Scatterometer: QuikScat Sea Surface Wind, Current
e)
         TOPEX/POSEIDON Altimeter Data: Sea Surface Height 

6.       Sea Surface Temperature (4h)

a)        Advanced High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR)
b)
        Applications
c)
        Case study: Warm water discharge from Nuclear Power Station
d)
        One invited lecture (by a professor from Japan) 

7.       Ocean Color (6h)

a)         Satellite and Sensor: CZCS, OCTS, SeaWiFS, OCI, MODIS
b)
        Case II Water Ocean Color Products
c)
        Application

i.         Impacts of land and river runoff
ii.        Impacts of coastal development
iii.       Entrophication, Harmful Algal Blooms
iv.       Conservation, Aquaculture
 v.       Integrated Coastal Zone Managements 

8.       Space Technology for Environment Research (6h)

a)        Yangtze River Runoff and Coastal Environments

i.        River discharges and coastal water
ii.       Phytoplankton bloom
iii. 
   
Three Gorge Dam
iv.  
  
Numerical model detections

b)        Primary Production and Fishes
c)
        Temporal and Spatial Distribution of Chl-a and SST
d)
        Detection and Prediction of HAB

e)
        
Early Warning of Natural Hazards
f)
         Ice, Oil Spill, Fire, Smoke
g)
        El Niños 

9.       International Cooperation (2h)

a)        International Organizations, Coordinating Groups
b)
        International Programs
c)
        Development and Future
d)
        One invited lecture (by a professor from Australia)

10.   Summary (4h)

a)        Review
b)
        Seminar: 10 minutes for each student (including two minutes of questions) 

References

1.       M. Grant Gross, Oceanography C A View of Earth. Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs,    New Jersey. USA.

2.       G.Tyler Milier, Jr, Environmental Science. Wadsworth Publishing Company, Belmont,  California, USA.

3.       Waters. Shubhha Sathyendranath (Editor), Remote Sensing of Ocean Color in  Coastal, and other
           Optically-Complex. MacNab Print, Dartmouth, Canada.

4.    Updated research papers

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