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influence of phytoplankton on ocean color spectra

James L. Mueller

influence of phytoplankton on ocean color spectra

by James L. Mueller

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Seawater -- Optical properties.

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    Statementby James Lowell Mueller.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[18], 239 leaves, bound :
    Number of Pages239
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15519937M

    The editorial team are delighted to present this Special Issue of Sensors focused on Remote Sensing of Ocean Color: Theory and Applications. We believe that this is a timely opportunity to showcase current developments across a broad range of topics in ocean color remote sensing (OCRS). The advent of ocean color sensors introduced a new understanding of the dynamics inherent to phytoplankton biomass and productivity in both marine and freshwater systems. Remote sensing provides the only reasonable way to synoptically map aquatic systems, and through the development of Climate Data Records provides a long-term perspective on

    Through its influence on the structure of pelagic ecosystems, phytoplankton size distribution (pico-, nano-, and micro-plankton) is believed to play a key role in "the biological pump." In this paper, an algorithm is proposed to estimate phytoplankton size fractions (PSF) for micro-, nano-, and pico-plankton (f m, f n, and f >p, respectively) from the spectral features of remote Nitrogen and iron largely determine phytoplankton production in the ocean, yet there are few direct incubation studies on nutrient limitation of phytoplankton in the western tropical North Pacific

    A three-component classification of phytoplankton absorption spectra: Application to ocean-color data. Remote Sensing of Environment, (9), pp; Sathyendranath et al A three-component model of ocean colour and its application to remote sensing of phytoplankton pigments in coastal ://   - Determine phytoplankton composition by applying CHEMTAX - Analise the R RS and attenuation coefficients - Relate light attenuation with water components - Look at the influence of phytoplankton on DOM release - Verify the varibiliaty between Summer and Winter a det() = m-1 p


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Influence of phytoplankton on ocean color spectra by James L. Mueller Download PDF EPUB FB2

Download PDF: Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s): (external link)   The earth science book. New York: John Wiley and Sons, Inc., Phytoplankton and Ocean Color Rubric Concentration Points Possible Points Earned Student demonstrates a fundamental understanding about plants, namely: • Basic needs are carbon dioxide, sunlight, and   Research highlights Three phytoplankton size classes are retrieved from their absorption coefficient.

Pigment-based size classification is modified for fucoxanthin in nanophytoplankton. Spectrally-resolved ocean-color data can retrieve phytoplankton size structure. Seasonal succession of size classes is examined using remotely-sensed :// phytoplankton and their variations is central to the under-standing of the optical variability of oceanic waters, and therefore to the refinement of ‘‘analytical’’ bio-optical models, in particular for ocean color interpretation.

This knowledge is also needed to predict that part of light energy which is absorbed by algal cells and   Influence of dust and sulfate aerosols on ocean color spectra and chlorophyll a concentrations derived from SeaWiFS off the U.S. east coast Stephanie E. Schollaert and James A. Yoder Graduate School of Oceanography, University of The influence of phytoplankton on the seasonal cycle and the mean global climate is investigated in a fully coupled climate model.

The control experiment uses a fixed attenuation depth for shortwave radiation, while the attenuation depth in the experiment with biology is derived from phytoplankton concentrations simulated with a marine biogeochemical model coupled online to the ocean :// Abstract.

Spectral measurements of downwelling irradiance, E d (λ), above the surface, and of upwelling irradiance just below the surface, E u (λ), allow computation of spectral values of the diffuse reflectance R(λ) = E u (λ)/E d (λ); this yields full information about the true color and brightness of the ocean.

Typical results are presented and interpreted for waters very different in   The reviews of Matthews () and Odermatt et al. () discussed the various ocean color models used for the retrieval of water quality parameters in open and coastal ocean waters, from empirical to more complex approaches.

More recently, Brody et al. () compared different methods to determine phytoplankton bloom initiation. The present article will complement those recent reviews by   Phytoplankton absorption (Fig. 2) demonstrates the most spectral variations of any of the components due to the individual pigment absorption spectra but in general exhibits peaks in the blue and red regions of the spectrum due to the ubiquitous presence of chlorophyll :// Changes in oceanic primary production, linked to changes in the network of global biogeochemical cycles, have profoundly influenced the geochemistry of Earth for over 3 billion years.

In the contemporary ocean, photosynthetic carbon fixation by marine phytoplankton leads to formation of ∼45 gigatons of organic carbon per annum, of which 16 gigatons are exported to the ocean :// Request PDF | Estimation of phytoplankton size fractions based on spectral features of remote sensing ocean color data | [1] Through its influence on the structure of pelagic ecosystems ton influence the manner in which solar energy radiates through the ocean and control the level of energy made available to phytoplankton for primary production.

Phyto-plankton can absorb light across the visible and into the UV portion of the light spectrum. Knowledge on the shape of phytoplankton absorption spectra is a requirement in present A nonlinear statistical method for the inversion of ocean color spectra is used to determine three inherent optical properties (IOPs), the absorption coefficients for phytoplankton and dissolved Ciotti, A.M., Cullen, J.J., and Lewis, M.R.

A semi-analytical model of the influence of phytoplankton community structure on the relationship between light attenuation and ocean color. Journal of Geophysical Research, Google Scholar   The estimates of bulk ocean phytoplankton, such as Chl-a, commonly used in assessing the influence of both natural variability and climate change on   IMCS Ocean Primary Productivity Study.

Recent Publications. Yoder, J.A. and M.A. Kennelly. What have we learned about ocean variability from satellite ocean color imagers?. Oceanography, 19(1), ARTICLE - PDF.

Mouw, C.B. and J.A. Yoder. Primary production calculations in the Mid-Atlantic Bight, including effects of [1] Through its influence on the structure of pelagic ecosystems, phytoplankton size distribution (pico‐, nano‐, and micro‐plankton) is believed to play a key role in “the biological pump.” In this paper, an algorithm is proposed to estimate phytoplankton size fractions (PSF) for micro‐, nano‐, and pico‐plankton (f m, f n, and f p, respectively) from the spectral features of Ocean color variability in the Indonesian Seas during the SeaWiFS era.

Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems, 7, Q Yoder, J. A., & Kennelly, M. Seasonal and ENSO variability in global ocean phytoplankton chlorophyll derived from 4 years of SeaWiFS measurements. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 17(4), The spaceborne ocean color scanners currently being planned for flights on Nimbus-G satellite or space shuttle craft are, in every aspect, only a modest beginning towards what is to be expected of ocean color scanners in the eighties.

Improvements are necessary in the following areas: present systems provide a spatial resolution on the order of 1 km at nadir, which would not satisfy most of Past years have seen the development of different approaches to detect phytoplankton groups from space.

One of these methods, the PHYSAT one, is empirically based on reflectance anomalies. Despite observations in good agreement with in situ measurements, the underlying theoretical explanation of the method is still missing and needed by the ocean color community as it prevents improvements of ?uri=oe.

By combining these numerical data with different size distribution functions (assumed to be representative of phytoplankton populations and/or total seston populations), results are obtained concerning the efficiency factors for scattering and absorption, the backscattering efficiency and finally the spectral variations of these quantities in   Oceanic phytoplankton chlorophyll is known to produce a very significant influence on the optical properties of the ocean.

The chlorophyll-driven optical properties are in fact so strong as to allow global satellite mapping of the pigment concentration in the upper ocean   Similarly, chromophoric dissolved organic matter (CDOM) is the primary constituent that is absorbing light in the ocean and often exceeds even the light absorbed by phytoplankton.

4 As a result, CDOM dominates ocean color, plays a critical role in photobiology and photochemistry, photoproduction of CO 2, 5 as well as controlling the absorption