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Image of the Danube Delta
Image of the Danube Delta, acquired on 28 September 2003 with Envisat's MERIS
Danube Delta change detection
In this case study you will identify changes that occurred at the Sf. Gheorghe mouth, the southern branch of the Danube delta, using Landsat images.

You will then track the evolution of the Sacalin barrier island and understand the implications of this for the entire coastal area.


This case study includes:

  • a background section
  • exercises
  • You can access them by clicking on the links on the right.


    Danube Delta
    Exercise 1 - Image inspection and vector drawingExercise 2 - Creating an animation to understand the evolution of the islandExercise 3 - Change detection analysis using subtract functionExercise 4: Change detection in the mainland part of the delta
    Eduspace - Software
    LEOWorks 3 TutorialLEOWorks 3
    Eduspace - Download
    Landsat images (1984) (zip)Landsat images (2000) (zip)VectorsAnimationDanube Delta (MERIS image)
    Useful links
    Danube Delta Biosphere ReserveESA MERIS image of the Danube DeltaUSGS Earth ExplorerUSGS GLOVIS
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