Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

Year Title
2021 Horizontal Calibration of Vessels with UASsMarine Geodesy.  44:91-107. 2021
2019 Towards automated validation of charted soundings: Existing tests and limitationsGeo-Spatial Information Science.  22:290-303. 2019
2019 Parallel variable-resolution bathymetric estimation with static load balancingComputers and Geosciences.  123:73-82. 2019
2017 Computationally efficient variable resolution depth estimationComputers and Geosciences.  106:49-59. 2017
2016 Hatteras Transverse Canyon, Hatteras Outer Ridge and environs of the US Atlantic margin: A view from multibeam bathymetry and backscatterMarine Geology.  371:18-32. 2016
2015 Modeling Uncertainty in Photogrammetry-Derived National ShorelineMarine Geodesy.  38:128-145. 2015
2015 On Risk-Based Expression of Hydrographic UncertaintyMarine Geodesy.  38:99-127. 2015
2014 Evaluation of arctic multibeam sonar data quality using nadir crossover error analysis and compilation of a full-resolution data productComputers and Geosciences.  66:228-236. 2014
2014 Assessment of Waveform Features for Lidar Uncertainty Modeling in a Coastal Salt Marsh EnvironmentIEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters.  11:569-573. 2014
2014 So, How Deep Is the Mariana Trench?Marine Geodesy.  37:1-13. 2014
2013 Geomorphometry and processes that built Necker Ridge, central North Pacific OceanMarine Geology.  346:310-325. 2013
2011 LIDAR-derived national shoreline: Empirical and stochastic uncertainty analysesJournal of Coastal Research.  62-74. 2011
2011 LIDAR-Derived National Shoreline: Empirical and Stochastic Uncertainty AnalysesJournal of Coastal Research.  62:62-74. 2011
2009 Angular range analysis of acoustic themes from Stanton Banks Ireland: A link between visual interpretation and multibeam echosounder angular signaturesApplied Acoustics.  70:1298-1304. 2009
2008 US UNCLOS multi-beam dataHydro International.  12. 2008
2007 Ultraprecise absolute time synchronization for distributed acquisition systemsIEEE Journal of Oceanic Engineering.  32:772-785. 2007
2007 Drowned shelf-edge deltas, barrier islands and related features along the outer continental shelf north of the head of De Soto Canyon, NE Gulf of MexicoGeomorphology.  89:370-390. 2007
2005 Multibeam bathymetric and sediment profiler evidence for ice grounding on the Chukchi Borderland, Arctic OceanQuaternary Research.  63:150-160. 2005
2005 Shelf-edge deltas and drowned barrier-island complexes on the northwest Florida outer continental shelfGeomorphology.  64:133-166. 2005
2003 Automatic processing of high-rate, high-density multibeam echosounder dataGeochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems.  4:n/a-n/a. 2003
2001 Physiography and late Quaternary-Holocene processes of Northeastern Gulf of Mexico outer continental shelf off Mississippi and AlabamaGulf of Mexico Science.  19:132-157. 2001
1998 Bayesian approach to object detection in sidescan sonarIEE Proceedings: Vision, Image and Signal Processing IET Computer Vision.  145:221-228. 1998
1996 Seabed classification through multifractal analysis of sidescan sonar imageryIEE Proceedings: Radar, Sonar and Navigation IEE Proceedings, Part F: Radar and Signal Processing IET Radar, Sonar and Navigation.  143:140-148. 1996

Conference Paper

Year Title
2018 ALGORITHMIC IMPLEMENTATION OF THE TRIANGLE TEST FOR THE VALIDATION OF CHARTED SOUNDINGS7TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CARTOGRAPHY AND GIS, VOLS 1 AND 2. 569-576. 2018
2015 A Bayesian marine debris detector using existing hydrographic data productsOCEANS 2015 - GENOVA. 1-10. 2015
2010 New approaches for evaluating lidar-derived shorelineOptics InfoBase Conference Papers. 2010
2010 Simulating an airborne lidar bathymetry (ALB) systemOptics InfoBase Conference Papers. 2010
2005 Pole-mounted sonar vibration prediction using CMAC neural networksProceedings of the Eighth IASTED International Conference on Intelligent Systems and Control. 143-148. 2005
2004 Design and implementation of GPDSLecture Notes in Computer Science. 873-880. 2004
1999 Bayesian Interface Detection in Very Shallow Chirp Seismic Data.ICIP (3). 503-507. 1999
1999 Estimation of pebble size distributions for geophysical applicationsIEE Conference Publication. 666-670. 1999
1997 Bayesian approach to object detection in sidescan sonarIEE Conference Publication. 857-861. 1997
1997 Generation of a time correlated 2D random process for ocean wave motionIEE Conference Publication. 623-626. 1997
1997 Simulating Infra-red land clutter: an image processing data sourceIEE Conference Publication. 862-866. 1997
1997 Constrained image restoration with a multinomial priorINTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON IMAGE PROCESSING - PROCEEDINGS, VOL I. 259-262. 1997
1997 Spatial stochastic models for seabed object detectionProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. 172-182. 1997

Principal Investigator On

  • IT Support NOAA - 3 users  awarded by US DOC, National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) 2020 - 2021
  • IT Support for NOAA Employees and Contractors at UNH  awarded by US DOC, National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) 2016 - 2021
  • IT Support for NOAA Employees and Contractors at UNH  awarded by US DOC, National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) 2019 - 2020
  • NOAALink OSC Study  awarded by Earth Resources Technology Inc 2014 - 2017
  • Development of Theoretical and Computational Methods for Single-Source Bathymetric Data  awarded by US DOD, Navy 2015 - 2016
  • IT Support for NOAA Employees and Contractors at the University of New Hampshire, EA-133C-14RQ-1076  awarded by US DOC, National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) 2014 - 2016
  • IOCM Research in Support of Super Storm Sandy Disaster Relief  awarded by US DOC, National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) 2013 - 2015
  • Multibeam Mapping of the Uncertainty of the Seafloor in the Southern East China Sea  awarded by US DOD, Navy 2008 - 2012
  • Computing the Uncertainty of the Seafloor in the Southern East China Sea  awarded by US DOD, Navy 2008 - 2010
  • Quantifying, Predicting and Exploiting Uncertainty of the Seafloor in the Southern East South China Sea  awarded by US DOD, Navy 2007 - 2008
  • Combined Uncertainty and Bathymetry Estimator Data Process  awarded by CARIS 2003 - 2006
  • Improved MBES Data Processing  awarded by Triton Imaging Inc. 2005
  • Implmentation of the CUBE Bathymetric Data Processing Algorithm  awarded by Science Applications International Corporation 2004 - 2005
  • Teaching Activities

  • Doctoral Research Taught course 2021
  • Seabed Mapping Taught course 2020
  • Seabed Mapping Taught course 2020
  • Doctoral Research Taught course 2020
  • Doctoral Research Taught course 2019
  • Seabed Mapping Taught course 2019
  • Seabed Mapping Taught course 2019
  • Doctoral Research Taught course 2019
  • Seafloor Characterization Taught course 2019
  • Seabed Mapping Taught course 2018
  • Seabed Mapping Taught course 2018
  • Doctoral Research Taught course 2018
  • Seabed Mapping Taught course 2017
  • Seabed Mapping Taught course 2017
  • Seafloor Characterization Taught course 2015
  • Education And Training

  • M.S. Electronics Communications Eng, Heriot-Watt University
  • Ph.D. Image Analysis, Heriot-Watt University
  • Full Name

  • Brian Calder