Web cameras are transforming how environmental monitoring is conducted. Video data is being used for applications related to transportation and commerce, preparedness and risk reduction, and stewardship of coastal resources.
The Exploring Applications, Opportunities and Challenges to using Webcams for Environmental Monitoring Workshop hosted November 14-15, 2018 brought together experts to discuss on web camera data, its challenges, and the best practices for utilizing camera data for environmental monitoring.
A workshop report is in development. Please stay tuned for more information as it becomes available!
- Agenda PDF
- Attendees List
- Pre Workshop Questionnaire Summary
- Workshop Report (coming soon!)
- Welcome and Opening
- WebCAT Overview
- Current Applications
- Coastal Morphology – Katherine Brodie, U.S. Army Engineer Research & Development Center
- Hydrodynamics/Rip Currents – Greg Dusek, NOAA National Ocean Service
- Hydrodynamics/Human Use – Ben Freeston, Surfline
- Operational Weather Forecasting – Steve Taylor, Science Operations Officer at National Weather Service Charleston
- Ecological – Dwayne Porter, University of South Carolina Arnold School of Public Health
- Challenges – Mark Willis, Surfline
- Panel on Webcam Setup
- Next Steps for WebCAT Network
- Mark Willis, Surfline (please email firstname.lastname@example.org for presentation)
This workshop is part of the NOAA National Ocean Service funded WebCam Application Testbed (WebCAT). Click here to learn more.
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