Archives

12
Jul

Monitoring coral bleaching of the Great Barrier Reef with Sentinel-2

The EOMAP aquatic remote sensing company, together with partners at the Remote Sensing Research Centre of Queensland University and the Great Barrier Reef Foundation, are developing new methods to monitor and detect coral bleaching events using Europe’s Sentinel-2A satellite. The Great Barrier Reef is suffering dramatic levels of coral bleaching over large areas of the …

19
Nov

Launch of the Great Barrier Reef Bathymetry

“Un-mappable” Great Barrier Reef finally mapped! German and Australian scientists today launched a set of groundbreaking, high resolution, shallow water topography maps for the entire Great Barrier Reef. These world-first digital maps of the coral reefs, using satellite derived depth (bathymetry) techniques, are a critical step towards identifying, managing and essentially preserving and protecting what …