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Feng Cai, Hang Yin, Hongshuai Qi, Jixiang Zheng, Yuwu Jiang, Zhubin Cao, Yanyu He. Using video imagery to reconstruct the 3D intertidal terrain along a beach with multiple cusps[J]. Acta Oceanologica Sinica, 2023, 42(7): 1-9. doi: 10.1007/s13131-023-2174-x
Citation: Feng Cai, Hang Yin, Hongshuai Qi, Jixiang Zheng, Yuwu Jiang, Zhubin Cao, Yanyu He. Using video imagery to reconstruct the 3D intertidal terrain along a beach with multiple cusps[J]. Acta Oceanologica Sinica, 2023, 42(7): 1-9. doi: 10.1007/s13131-023-2174-x

Using video imagery to reconstruct the 3D intertidal terrain along a beach with multiple cusps

doi: 10.1007/s13131-023-2174-x
Funds:  The National Key Research and Development Program of China under contract No. 2022YFC3106100; the Key Program of National Natural Science Foundation of China under contract No. 41930538.
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  • Corresponding author: E-mail: qihongshuai@tio.org.cn
  • Received Date: 2022-11-21
  • Accepted Date: 2023-02-10
  • Available Online: 2023-07-11
  • Publish Date: 2023-07-25
  • A high-frequency, high-resolution shore-based video monitoring system (VMS) was installed on a macrotidal (tidal amplitude >4 m) beach with multiple cusps along the Quanzhou coast, China. Herein, we propose a video imagery-based method that is coupled with waterline and water level observations to reconstruct the terrain of the intertidal zone over one tidal cycle. Furthermore, the beach cusp system (BCS) was precisely processed and embedded into the digital elevation model (DEM) to more effectively express the microrelief and detailed characteristics of the intertidal zone. During a field experiment conducted in January 2022, the reconstructed DEM was deemed satisfactory. The DEM was verified by RTK-GPS and had an average vertical root mean square error along corresponding RTK-GPS-derived intertidal profiles and corresponding BCS points of 0.134 m and 0.065 m, respectively. The results suggest that VMSs are an effective tool for investigating coastal geomorphic processes.
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