Capturing swash dynamics, Santa Cruz, CA. Images: Jon Warrick, USGS Pacific Coastal & Marine Science Center
       
     
Mapping land use/land cover at Seabright, CA. Images: Jon Warrick, USGS Pacific Coastal & Marine Science Center
       
     
Automated scene editing, Madeira Beach, FL. Image: Jenna Brown, USGS St. Petersburg Coastal & Marine Science Center
       
     
Flood inundation mapping, shores of Lake Ontario, NY. Image: Chris Sherwood, USGS Woods Hole Coastal & Marine Science Center
       
     
Flood inundation mapping, shores of Lake Ontario, NY. Image: Chris Sherwood, USGS Woods Hole Coastal & Marine Science Center
       
     
Flood inundation mapping, shores of Lake Ontario, NY. Image: Chris Sherwood, USGS Woods Hole Coastal & Marine Science Center
       
     
Capturing sandbar changes, Colorado River, Grand Canyon, AZ. Image: Paul Grams, USGS Grand Canyon Monitoring & Research Center
       
     
Capturing sandbar changes, Colorado River, Grand Canyon, AZ. Image: Paul Grams, USGS Grand Canyon Monitoring & Research Center
       
     
Capturing sandbar changes, Colorado River, Grand Canyon, AZ. Image: Paul Grams, USGS Grand Canyon Monitoring & Research Center
       
     
Mapping land use/land cover, Elwha River catchment, WA. Image: Andy Ritchie & Jon Warrick, USGS Pacific Coastal & Marine Science Center
       
     
Monitoring fluvial landforms and large woody debris, Elwha River, WA. Image: Andy Ritchie & Jon Warrick, USGS  Pacific Coastal & Marine Science Center
       
     
Monitoring lake deltas, Elwha River, WA. Image: Andy Ritchie & Jon Warrick, USGS  Pacific Coastal & Marine Science Center
       
     
Monitoring coastal deltas, Elwha River, WA. Image: Andy Ritchie & Jon Warrick, USGS  Pacific Coastal & Marine Science Center
       
     
Identifying/mapping submerged aquatic vegetation, Colorado River bed, AZ. Image: Daniel Buscombe, Northern Arizona University and USGS Grand Canyon Monitoring & Research Center
       
     
Identifying/mapping submerged aquatic vegetation, Colorado River bed, AZ. Image: Daniel Buscombe, Northern Arizona University and USGS Grand Canyon Monitoring & Research Center
       
     
Mapping land use/land cover, Central coast, CA. Image: Jon Warrick, USGS  Pacific Coastal & Marine Science Center
       
     
Mapping land use/land cover, Central coast, CA. Image: Jon Warrick, USGS  Pacific Coastal & Marine Science Center
       
     
Mapping land use/land cover, Central coast, CA. Image: Jon Warrick, USGS  Pacific Coastal & Marine Science Center
       
     
Capturing swash dynamics, Santa Cruz, CA. Images: Jon Warrick, USGS Pacific Coastal & Marine Science Center
       
     
Capturing swash dynamics, Santa Cruz, CA. Images: Jon Warrick, USGS Pacific Coastal & Marine Science Center

Left: Image sequence taken from a DSLR on tripod. Right: Classification carried out using a Deep Convolutional Neural Network and conditional random field. This is part of a project to develop and use 4D structure-from-motion techniques for capturing coastal processes. More info: https://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/remote-sensing/

Mapping land use/land cover at Seabright, CA. Images: Jon Warrick, USGS Pacific Coastal & Marine Science Center
       
     
Mapping land use/land cover at Seabright, CA. Images: Jon Warrick, USGS Pacific Coastal & Marine Science Center

Left: Sequence of oblique images taken from a fixed wing aircraft. Right: Classification carried out using a Deep Convolutional Neural Network and conditional random field. This is part of a project monitoring large-scale coastal change using structure-from-motion photogrammetry. More info: https://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/remote-sensing/

Automated scene editing, Madeira Beach, FL. Image: Jenna Brown, USGS St. Petersburg Coastal & Marine Science Center
       
     
Automated scene editing, Madeira Beach, FL. Image: Jenna Brown, USGS St. Petersburg Coastal & Marine Science Center

Using DCNNs and inpainting to remove umbrellas and sunbeds in an ARGUS image. More info: https://coastal.er.usgs.gov/hurricanes/research/video-remote-sensing.php

Flood inundation mapping, shores of Lake Ontario, NY. Image: Chris Sherwood, USGS Woods Hole Coastal & Marine Science Center
       
     
Flood inundation mapping, shores of Lake Ontario, NY. Image: Chris Sherwood, USGS Woods Hole Coastal & Marine Science Center

Left: Image collected using an unmanned aerial vehicle. Right: Classification carried out using a Deep Convolutional Neural Network and conditional random field. This is part of a project mapping inundation during historic flooding, summer 2017 in Lake Ontario. More info: https://www.usgs.gov/news/usgs-scientists-track-effects-historic-lake-ontario-flooding

Flood inundation mapping, shores of Lake Ontario, NY. Image: Chris Sherwood, USGS Woods Hole Coastal & Marine Science Center
       
     
Flood inundation mapping, shores of Lake Ontario, NY. Image: Chris Sherwood, USGS Woods Hole Coastal & Marine Science Center

Left: Image collected using an unmanned aerial vehicle. Right: Classification carried out using a Deep Convolutional Neural Network and conditional random field. This is part of a project mapping inundation during historic flooding, summer 2017 in Lake Ontario. More info: https://www.usgs.gov/news/usgs-scientists-track-effects-historic-lake-ontario-flooding

Flood inundation mapping, shores of Lake Ontario, NY. Image: Chris Sherwood, USGS Woods Hole Coastal & Marine Science Center
       
     
Flood inundation mapping, shores of Lake Ontario, NY. Image: Chris Sherwood, USGS Woods Hole Coastal & Marine Science Center

Left: Image collected using an unmanned aerial vehicle. Right: Classification carried out using a Deep Convolutional Neural Network and conditional random field. This is part of a project mapping inundation during historic flooding, summer 2017 in Lake Ontario. More info: https://www.usgs.gov/news/usgs-scientists-track-effects-historic-lake-ontario-flooding

Capturing sandbar changes, Colorado River, Grand Canyon, AZ. Image: Paul Grams, USGS Grand Canyon Monitoring & Research Center
       
     
Capturing sandbar changes, Colorado River, Grand Canyon, AZ. Image: Paul Grams, USGS Grand Canyon Monitoring & Research Center

Left: Image collected using an autonomous remote camera system. Right: Classification carried out using a Deep Convolutional Neural Network and conditional random field. This is part of a study monitoring sandbar dynamics and fine sediment storage in Grand Canyon. A network of 45 remote camera systems have been established to monitor bars every 2 hrs continuously. More info: https://www.gcmrc.gov/sandbar/

Capturing sandbar changes, Colorado River, Grand Canyon, AZ. Image: Paul Grams, USGS Grand Canyon Monitoring & Research Center
       
     
Capturing sandbar changes, Colorado River, Grand Canyon, AZ. Image: Paul Grams, USGS Grand Canyon Monitoring & Research Center

Left: Image collected using an autonomous remote camera system. Right: Classification carried out using a Deep Convolutional Neural Network and conditional random field. This is part of a study monitoring sandbar dynamics and fine sediment storage in Grand Canyon. A network of 45 remote camera systems have been established to monitor bars every 2 hrs continuously. More info: https://www.gcmrc.gov/sandbar/

Capturing sandbar changes, Colorado River, Grand Canyon, AZ. Image: Paul Grams, USGS Grand Canyon Monitoring & Research Center
       
     
Capturing sandbar changes, Colorado River, Grand Canyon, AZ. Image: Paul Grams, USGS Grand Canyon Monitoring & Research Center

Left: Image collected using an autonomous remote camera system. Right: Classification carried out using a Deep Convolutional Neural Network and conditional random field. This is part of a study monitoring sandbar dynamics and fine sediment storage in Grand Canyon. A network of 45 remote camera systems have been established to monitor bars every 2 hrs continuously. More info: https://www.gcmrc.gov/sandbar/

Mapping land use/land cover, Elwha River catchment, WA. Image: Andy Ritchie & Jon Warrick, USGS Pacific Coastal & Marine Science Center
       
     
Mapping land use/land cover, Elwha River catchment, WA. Image: Andy Ritchie & Jon Warrick, USGS Pacific Coastal & Marine Science Center

Left: Orthomosaic generated from a dense SfM point cloud constructed from imagery collected from a fixed wing aircraft. Right: Classification carried out using a Deep Convolutional Neural Network and conditional random field. Part of a project monitoring river, floodplain, delta and beach changes following the largest dam removal project  in U.S. history. More info: https://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/elwha/

Monitoring fluvial landforms and large woody debris, Elwha River, WA. Image: Andy Ritchie & Jon Warrick, USGS  Pacific Coastal & Marine Science Center
       
     
Monitoring fluvial landforms and large woody debris, Elwha River, WA. Image: Andy Ritchie & Jon Warrick, USGS Pacific Coastal & Marine Science Center

Left: Orthomosaic generated from a dense SfM point cloud constructed from imagery collected from a fixed wing aircraft. Right: Classification carried out using a Deep Convolutional Neural Network and conditional random field. Part of a project monitoring river, floodplain, delta and beach changes following the largest dam removal project  in U.S. history. More info: https://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/elwha/

Monitoring lake deltas, Elwha River, WA. Image: Andy Ritchie & Jon Warrick, USGS  Pacific Coastal & Marine Science Center
       
     
Monitoring lake deltas, Elwha River, WA. Image: Andy Ritchie & Jon Warrick, USGS Pacific Coastal & Marine Science Center

Left: Orthomosaic generated from a dense SfM point cloud constructed from imagery collected from a fixed wing aircraft. Right: Classification carried out using a Deep Convolutional Neural Network and conditional random field. Part of a project monitoring river, floodplain, delta and beach changes following the largest dam removal project  in U.S. history. More info: https://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/elwha/

Monitoring coastal deltas, Elwha River, WA. Image: Andy Ritchie & Jon Warrick, USGS  Pacific Coastal & Marine Science Center
       
     
Monitoring coastal deltas, Elwha River, WA. Image: Andy Ritchie & Jon Warrick, USGS Pacific Coastal & Marine Science Center

Left: Orthomosaic generated from a dense SfM point cloud constructed from imagery collected from a fixed wing aircraft. Right: Classification carried out using a Deep Convolutional Neural Network and conditional random field. Part of a project monitoring river, floodplain, delta and beach changes following the largest dam removal project  in U.S. history. More info: https://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/elwha/

Identifying/mapping submerged aquatic vegetation, Colorado River bed, AZ. Image: Daniel Buscombe, Northern Arizona University and USGS Grand Canyon Monitoring & Research Center
       
     
Identifying/mapping submerged aquatic vegetation, Colorado River bed, AZ. Image: Daniel Buscombe, Northern Arizona University and USGS Grand Canyon Monitoring & Research Center

Left: Image collected using the LOBOS underwater camera system. Right: Classification carried out using a Deep Convolutional Neural Network and conditional random field. This is part of a project developing automated mapping of submerged aquatic vegetation from underwater video imagery in the tailwater of Glen Canyon Dam. More info: https://www.gcmrc.gov/research_areas/food_base/food_base_default.aspx

Identifying/mapping submerged aquatic vegetation, Colorado River bed, AZ. Image: Daniel Buscombe, Northern Arizona University and USGS Grand Canyon Monitoring & Research Center
       
     
Identifying/mapping submerged aquatic vegetation, Colorado River bed, AZ. Image: Daniel Buscombe, Northern Arizona University and USGS Grand Canyon Monitoring & Research Center

Left: Image collected using the LOBOS underwater camera system. Right: Classification carried out using a Deep Convolutional Neural Network and conditional random field. This is part of a project developing automated mapping of submerged aquatic vegetation from underwater video imagery in the tailwater of Glen Canyon Dam. More info: https://www.gcmrc.gov/research_areas/food_base/food_base_default.aspx

Mapping land use/land cover, Central coast, CA. Image: Jon Warrick, USGS  Pacific Coastal & Marine Science Center
       
     
Mapping land use/land cover, Central coast, CA. Image: Jon Warrick, USGS Pacific Coastal & Marine Science Center

Left: Oblique image taken from a fixed wing aircraft. Right: Classification carried out using a Deep Convolutional Neural Network and conditional random field. This is part of a project monitoring large-scale coastal change using structure-from-motion photogrammetry. More info: https://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/remote-sensing/

Mapping land use/land cover, Central coast, CA. Image: Jon Warrick, USGS  Pacific Coastal & Marine Science Center
       
     
Mapping land use/land cover, Central coast, CA. Image: Jon Warrick, USGS Pacific Coastal & Marine Science Center

Left: Oblique image taken from a fixed wing aircraft. Right: Classification carried out using a Deep Convolutional Neural Network and conditional random field. This is part of a project monitoring large-scale coastal change using structure-from-motion photogrammetry. More info: https://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/remote-sensing/

Mapping land use/land cover, Central coast, CA. Image: Jon Warrick, USGS  Pacific Coastal & Marine Science Center
       
     
Mapping land use/land cover, Central coast, CA. Image: Jon Warrick, USGS Pacific Coastal & Marine Science Center

Left: Oblique image taken from a fixed wing aircraft. Right: Classification carried out using a Deep Convolutional Neural Network and conditional random field. This is part of a project monitoring large-scale coastal change using structure-from-motion photogrammetry. More info: https://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/remote-sensing/