Marine - Environmental Optics Laboratories & Remote Sensing Center

Meet Our Staff
Fluid Mud Flux SONDES
SEBASTIAN FIND Project Imgery, Fluid Mud Movement SONDES - How they work
Indian River Lagoon & Near Coastal Water Images & Hyperspectral Signatures: Methods - Instruments
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Current Research Info & Airborne Remote Sensing Images - BP Oil Spill Images
Research Summaries
International Society for Optical Engineering (SPIE) Publications
Hyperspectral Image Fusion with Aerial Photography

Our full time and part-time staff and students are an important part of the success of our organization.

Dr. Charles Bostater, Laboratory Director
& Director of the Remote Sensing Center


Dr. Bostater (Chuck) originally developed the laboratories and Remote Sensing Center in 1991 at Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, Florida. He has been associated with the University in the College of Engineering. He is an avid scuba diver and holds an airplane multi-engine, instrument pilot rating, and type rating - with over 2500 hours of twin engine (Seneca II, Cessna 414) turbocharged high performance planes & MU300/BE400 Mitusubishi Diamond Jet & Beechjet aircraft.

Mitshubushi Diamond Jet /Beechjet 400

Cessna 414 Chancellor

Employee of the Month!

Paws ! 


Paws has been working as a talented staff support member for over 12 years. He is a dedicated employee, and we are fortunate to have him associated with our activites.

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Dr. Charles Bostater