oa CSIR Science Scope - Monitoring of South Africa's coastlines and estuaries : research and development
|Article Title||Monitoring of South Africa's coastlines and estuaries : research and development|
|© Publisher:||Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)|
|Journal||CSIR Science Scope|
|Publication Date||Oct 2008|
|Pages||26 - 27|
The uses of satellite imagery in environmental monitoring are manifold. One application that is increasingly prevalent in South Africa is the use of remote sensing to monitor coastal environments. This field of research has been neglected in the past, since analysis of coastal processes requires collaboration and integration of both oceanographic as well as terrestrial scientific expertise to address planning and management issues in the coastal zone.
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