Combining pixel and object based image analysis of ultra-high resolution multibeam bathymetry and backscatter for habitat mapping in shallow marine waters
Daniel Ierodiaconou, Alexandre CG Schimel, David Kennedy, Jacquomo Monk, Grace Gaylard, Mary Young, Markus Diesing, Alex Rattray
Marine Geophysical Research | SPRINGER | Published : 2018
We thank Dr Matt Edmunds from Australian Marine Ecology and Dr Steffan Howe from Parks Victoria for provision of the AUV data collected as part of an invasive pest survey. We thank Sean Blake for assistance with the collection of MBES data aboard Deakin University's research vessel Yolla. We thank the Port Welshpool Coast Guard for providing accommodation and vessel support during video and sediment surveys. AR and MY were supported by the Victorian Marine Habitat Mapping Program with funds through Department of Environment, Land Water and Planning, Parks Victoria and Australian National Data Services (ANDS) through funding from the Australian Government's National Environmental Science Programme. JM was supported by the Marine Biodiversity Hub through funding from the Australian Government's National Environmental Science Programme. This project was funded by Parks Victoria, POZIBLE project Voyages of Discovery and Somers Carroll Productions.