Special Issue

MGR Special Issue

The BSWG is in the process of publishing a Marine Geophysical Research Special Issue,
Seafloor backscatter data from swath mapping echosounders: From technological
development to novel


The following papers have been accepted to date (alphabetically by first author):

Multi-angle backscatter classification and sub-bottom profiling for improved seafloor characterization. Alevizos, E.,
Snellen, M.,
Simons, D.G.,
Siemes, K.,
Greinert, J.
Analysis of calibrated seafloor reflectivity for habitat classification: Methodology and case study of 111 spots in the Bay of Biscay and Celtic Sea. Fezzani, R.
Berger, L.
Waterfall notch-filtering for restoration of acoustic backscatter records from Admiralty Bay, Antarctica. Fonseca, L.,
Hung, E.M.,
Ayers-Neto, A.,
Magrani, F.J.G.
Validation of automated supervised segmentation of multibeam backscatter data from the Chatham Rise, New Zealand. Hillman, J.,
Lamarche, G.,
Pallentin, A.,
Pecher, I.,
Gorman, A.,
Schneider von Deimling, J.
Combining pixel and object based image analysis of ultra-high resolution multibeam bathymetry and backscatter for habitat mapping in shallow marine waters. Ierodiaconou, D.,
Schimel, A.,
Diesing, M.,
Monk, J.,
Rattray, A.,
Kennedy, D.,
Young, M. ,
Gaylard, G.
Multisource multibeam backscatter data: Developing a strategy for the production of benthic habitat maps using objective seafloor classification methods. Lacharite, M.,
Brown, C.,
Gazzola, V.
Seafloor multibeam backscatter calibration experiment. Comparing 45°-tilted 38 kHz split-beam echosounder and 30 kHz multibeam data. Ladroit, Y.,
Lamarche, G.
Pallentin, A.
Recommendations for improved and coherent acquisition and processing of backscatter data from seafloor-mapping sonars. Lamarche, G.,
Lurton, X.
User expectations for multibeam echo sounders backscatter strength data- Looking back into the future. Lucieer, V.,
Roche, M.,
Degrendele, K.,
Malik, M.,
Dolan, M.,
Lamarche, G.
Analysis of seafloor backscatter strength dependence on the azimuthal angle using multibeam echosounder data. Lurton, X.,
Eleftherakis, D.,
Augustin, J.-M.
Seafloor Change Detection Using MBES backscatter: Case study on the Belgian part of the North Sea. Montereale Gavazzi, G.,
Roche, M.,
Terseleer Lillo, N.,
Lurton, X.,
Degrendele, K.,
Van Lancker, V.
Control of the repeatability of high frequency multibeam echosounder backscatter by using natural reference areas. Roche, M.,
Degrendele, K.,
Vrignaud, C.,
Loyer, S.,
Le Bas, T.,
Augustin, J.-M.,
Lurton, X.
Multibeam sonar backscatter data processing. [in press] Schimel, A.,
Beaudoin, J.,
Parnum, I.,
Le Bas, T.,
Schmidt, V.,
Keith, G.
Ierodiaconou, D.
Modelling the distribution of hard seabed using calibrated multibeam acoustic backscatter data in a tropical, macrotidal embayment – Darwin Harbour, Australia. Siwabessy, P.J.,
Tran, M.,
Picard, K.,
Brooke, B.P.,
Huang, Z.,
Smit, N.,
Williams, D.K.,
Nicholas, W.A.,
Nichol, S.L.,
Atkinson, I.
Toward a standard line for use in mutlibeam echo sounder calibration. Weber, T.
Rice, G.
Smith, M.