Monitoring Littoral Platform Downwearing Using Differential SAR Interferometry. / Mider, Gosia; Lawrence, James; Mason, Philippa J.; Ghail, Richard.

In: Remote Sensing, Vol. 12, No. 19, 3243, 06.10.2020, p. 1-19.

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Monitoring Littoral Platform Downwearing Using Differential SAR Interferometry. / Mider, Gosia; Lawrence, James; Mason, Philippa J.; Ghail, Richard.

In: Remote Sensing, Vol. 12, No. 19, 3243, 06.10.2020, p. 1-19.

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Mider, G, Lawrence, J, Mason, PJ & Ghail, R 2020, 'Monitoring Littoral Platform Downwearing Using Differential SAR Interferometry', Remote Sensing, vol. 12, no. 19, 3243, pp. 1-19. https://doi.org/10.3390/rs12193243

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Mider, G., Lawrence, J., Mason, P. J., & Ghail, R. (2020). Monitoring Littoral Platform Downwearing Using Differential SAR Interferometry. Remote Sensing, 12(19), 1-19. [3243]. https://doi.org/10.3390/rs12193243

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Mider, Gosia ; Lawrence, James ; Mason, Philippa J. ; Ghail, Richard. / Monitoring Littoral Platform Downwearing Using Differential SAR Interferometry. In: Remote Sensing. 2020 ; Vol. 12, No. 19. pp. 1-19.

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abstract = "A methodology for the remotely sensed monitoring, measurement and quantification of littoral zone platform downwearing has been developed and is demonstrated, using Persistent Scatterer Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar data and analysis. The research area is a 30 km section of coast in East Sussex, UK. This area combines a range of coastal environments and is characterised by the exposure of chalk along the cliffs and coastal platform. Persistent Scatterer Interferometry (PSI) has been employed, using 3.5 years of Sentinel-1 SAR data. The results demonstrate an average ground level change of −0.36 mm a−1 across the research area, caused by platform downwearing. Protected sections of coast are downwearing at an average of −0.33 mm a−1 compared to unprotected sections, which are downwearing more rapidly at an average rate of −1.10 mm a−1. The material properties of the chalk formations in the platform were considered, and in unprotected areas the weakest chalk types eroded at higher rates (−0.66 mm a−1) than the more resistant formations (−0.53 mm a−1). At a local scale, results were achieved in three studies to demonstrate variations between urban and rural environments. Individual persistent scatterer point values provided a near-continuous sequence of measurements, which allowed the effects of processes to be evaluated. The results of this investigation show an effective way of retrospective and ongoing monitoring of platform downwearing, erosion and other littoral zone processes, at regional, local and point-specific scales.",
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