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Dr. Hans C Graber, CSTARS Director, was a guest editor on a recent issue of Oceanography with a focus on remote sensing with synthetic aperture radar (SAR) and a number of CSTARS employees contributed articles.
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Scientists at the Center for Southeastern Tropical Advanced Remote Sensing (CSTARS) at the University of Miami's Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science continue to actively collaborate with several international satellite data providers to acquire critical environmental imagery for the Gulf of Mexico. The Deepwater Horizon oil platform caught fire after an explosion on April 20 at approximately 22:00 EDT, resulting in a the release of thousands of gallons of diesel fuel and oil into the Gulf. On April 22, the oil platform sank and oil has continued to leak into the environment. Read More
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The Center for Southeastern Tropical Advanced Remote Sensing (CSTARS) at Miami University, Florida, has selected Spot Image Corporation's turnkey decision-support solution for a maritime security project with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Read more in Spot Magazine
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The National Hurricane Center has issued its last advisory on Tropical Depression Ike, which is now accelerating northeastward through Illinois. Ike is causing only modest trouble, dumping 2-5 inches of rain along its path and triggering scattered severe thunderstorms. Ike has generated just five tornadoes so far.
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