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Harm Greidanus

Presentation title: Regional maritime awareness in the Western Indian Ocean

Harm Greidanus received a Ph.D. degree in astrophysics from Leiden University in The Netherlands in 1989. Following that, he has worked in remote sensing at the Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research (TNO). In 2003 he joined the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre in Ispra, Italy. He has worked mostly on maritime remote sensing and surveillance applications (vessel detection, bathymetry, surface waves and currents), using observation systems such as imaging radar (ground based, airborne, and satellite) but also optical and infrared sensors. Presently he works on maritime surveillance concepts and systems, and maritime data fusion.