Oceanography The Official Magazine of
The Oceanography Society

Volume 26 | Number 2 | June 2013

Special Issue: Ocean Remote Sensing With Synthetic Aperture Radar

On the Cover: TerraSAR-X satellite gathering synthetic aperture radar (SAR) imagery of a tropical cyclone. Wind vectors can be derived from SAR data. TerraSAR-X graphic courtesy of the German Aerospace Center (DLR). SAR image was processed by M. Caruso, University of Miami. Photo of stormy ocean resulting from Hurricane Isabel by M. Drennan, University of Miami.
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Volume 26 Issue 02

Seasat to RADARSAT-2: Research to Operations
By Frank M. Monaldo, Christopher R. Jackson, and William G. Pichel

Tropical Cyclone Winds Retrieved from Synthetic Aperture Radar
By Jochen Horstmann, Christopher Wackerman, Silvia Falchetti , and Salvatore Maresca

Nonlinear Internal Waves in Synthetic Aperture Radar Imagery
By Christopher R. Jackson, José C.B. da Silva , Gus Jeans , Werner Alpers , and Michael J. Caruso

Meteo-Marine Parameters and Their Variability Observed by High Resolution Satellite Radar Images
By Susanne Lehner, Andrey Pleskachevsky, Domenico Velotto, and Sven Jacobsen

Oil Spills and Slicks Imaged by Synthetic Aperture Radar
By Michael J. Caruso, Maurizio Migliaccio, John T. Hargrove, Oscar Garcia-Pineda, and Hans C. Graber

Detection of Floating Oil Anomalies from the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill with Synthetic Aperture Radar
By Oscar Garcia-Pineda , Ian MacDonald , Chuanmin Hu, Jan Svejkovsky, Mark Hess , Dmitry Dukhovskoy, and Steven L. Morey

Slicks as Indicators for Marine Processes
By Martin Gade , Valborg Byfield , Stanislav Ermakov, Olga Lavrova , and Leonid Mitnik

Imaging Ships from Satellites
By Paul A. Mallas and Hans C. Graber


Using Scientific Meetings to Enhance the Development of Early Career Scientists
Urban, E.R. Jr., and R. Boscolo. 2013. Using scientific meetings to enhance the development of early career scientists. Oceanography 26(2):164–170, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2013.16.

Special Issue Guest Editors

Hans Graber, University of Miami
Jochen Horseman, Institute of Coastal Research, Helmholz Center Geesthacht


Production of this issue of Oceanography was supported by the Office of Naval Research.