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Accession Number ADA583685
Title Monitoring Bio-Optical Processes Using NPP-VIIRS and MODIS-Aqua Ocean Color Products.
Publication Date 2013
Media Count 10p
Personal Author G. Fargion J. Bowers P. Martinolich R. Arnone S. Ladner
Abstract Same day ocean color products from the S-NPP and MODIS provide for a new capability to monitor changes in the bio- optical processes occurring in coastal waters. The combined use of multiple looks per day from several sensors can be used to follow the water mass changes of bio-optical properties. Observing the dynamic changes in coastal waters in response to tides, re-suspension and river plume dispersion, requires sequential ocean products per day to resolve bio-optical processes. We examine how these changes in bio-optical properties can be monitored using the NPP and MODIS ocean color products. Additionally, when linked to ocean circulation, we examine the changes resulting from current advection compared to bio-optical processes. The inter-comparison of NPP and MODIS ocean products are in agreement so that diurnal changes surface bio-optical processes can be characterized.
Keywords 73-9724-02-5
Bio-optical processes
Cdom(Colored dissolved organic matter)
Coastal regions
Infrared images
Iop(Inherent optical properties)
Mexico gulf
Modis(Moderate resolution imaging spectroradiometer)
Ocean color
Optical properties
Satellite chlorophyll
Viirs(Visible infrared imaging radiometer suite)

Source Agency Non Paid ADAS
NTIS Subject Category 47D - Biological Oceanography
46C - Optics & Lasers
Corporate Author Naval Research Lab., Stennis Space Center, MS. Oceanography Div.
Document Type Journal article
Title Note Journal article.
NTIS Issue Number 1402
Contract Number NA12AANEG0305

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