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Classic CZCS Scenes: References and Related Sites

References and Related Sites

Chapter 1

Campbell, J.W., and J.E. O'Reilly, 1988: Role of satellites in estimating primary production on the northwest Atlantic continental shelf. Continental Shelf Research, 8, 179-204.

Esaias, W., G. Feldman, C.R. McClain, and J. Elrod, 1986: Satellite observations of oceanic primary productivity. Eos, Transactions of the American Geophysical Union, 67, 835-837.

Gordon, H.R., D.K. Clark, J.L. Mueller, and W.A. Hovis, 1980: Phytoplankton pigments from the NIMBUS-7 Coastal Zone Color Scanner: Comparisons with surface measurements. Science, 210, 63-66.

Hovis, W.A., D.K. Clark, F. Anderson, R.W. Austin, W.H. Wilson, E.T. Baker, D. Ball, H.R. Gordon, J.L. Mueller, S. El-Sayed, B. Sturm, R.C. Wrigley, and C.S. Yentsch, 1980: NIMBUS-7 Coastal Zone Color Scanner: System description and initial imagery. Science, 210, 60-63.

Hovis, W.A., 1981: The Nimbus-7 Coastal Zone Color Scanner (CZCS) program. Oceanography from Space, J.F.R. Gower, Ed., Plenum Press, 213-225.

Platt, T., and S. Sathyendranath, 1988: Oceanic primary production: estimation by remote sensing at local and regional scales. Science, 241, 1613-1620.


Chapter 2

Dupouy, C., and H. Demarcq, 1987: CZCS as an aid for understanding modalites of the phytoplankton productivity during upwelling off Senegal. Advances in Space Research, 7, 63-71.

Shannon, L.V. , 1985: The Benguela ecosystem. I.Evolution of the Benguela, physical features and processes. Oceanography and marine biology. An Annual Review, 23, M. Barnes, Ed., University Press, 105-182.

McClain, C.R., S.-Y. Chao, L. Atkinson, J. Blanton, and F. de Castillejo, 1986: Wind-driven upwelling in the vicinity of Cape Finisterre, Spain. Journal of Geophysical Research, 91, 8470-8486.

Traganza, E., V. Silva, D. Austin, W. Hanson, and S. Bronsink, 1983: Nutrient mapping and recurrence of coastal upwelling centers by satellite remote sensing: Its implication to primary production and the sediment record. Coastal Upwelling, E. Suess and J. Thiede, Eds., Plenum Press, 61-83.


Chapter 3

Feldman, G., D. Clark, and D. Halpern, 1984: Satellite color observations of the phytoplankton distribution in the eastern equatorial Pacific during the 1982-1983 El Nio. Science, 226, 1069-1071.

Feldman, G.C., 1986: Variability of the productive habitat in the eastern equatorial Pacific. Eos, Transactions of the American Geophysical Union, 67, 106-108.

Martin, J.H., and R.M. Gordon, 1988: Northeast Pacific iron distribution in relation to phytoplankton productivity. Deep-Sea Research, 35, 177-196.

Martin, J.H., K.H. Coale, K.S. Johnson, S.E. Fitzwater, R.M. Gordon, S.J. Tanner, C.N. Hunter, V.A. Elrod, J.L. Nowicki, T.L. Coley, R.T. Barber, S. Lindley, A.J. Watson, K. Van Scoy, C.S. Law, M.I. Liddicoat, R. Ling, T. Stanton, J. Stockel, C. Collins, A. Anderson, R. Bidigare, M. Ondrusek, M. Latasa, F.J. Millero, K. Lee, W. Yao, J.Z. Zhang, G. Friederich, C. Sakamoto, F. Chavez, K. Buck, Z. Kolber, R. Greene, P. Falkowski, S.W. Chisholm, F. Hoge, R. Swift, J. Yungel, S. Turner, P. Nightingale, A. Hatton, P. Liss, and N.W. Tindale, 1994: Testing the iron hypothesis in ecosystems of the equatorial Pacific Ocean. Nature, 371, 123-129.

U.S. JGOFS Project Office, 1992: Planning Report Number 15, Design for a Mesoscale Iron Enrichment Experiment, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 26 pp.


Chapter 4

Banse, K., and C.R. McClain, 1986: Winter blooms of phytoplankton in the Arabian Sea as observed by the Coastal Zone Color Scanner. Marine Ecological Progress Series, 34, 201-211.

Brock, J.C., C.R. McClain, M.E. Luther, and W.W. Hay, 1991: The phytoplankton bloom in the northwest Arabian Sea during the southwest monsoon of 1979. Journal of Geophysical Research, 96, 20,623-20,642.

Brock, J.C., and C.R. McClain, 1992: Interannual variability in phytoplankton blooms observed in the northwestern Arabian Sea during the southwest monsoon. Journal of Geophysical Research, 97, 733-750.

Smith, S.L., K. Banse, J.K. Cochran, L.A. Codispoti, H.W. Ducklow, M.E. Luther, D.B. Olson, W.T. Peterson, W.L. Prell, N. Surgi, J.C. Swallow, and K. Wishner, 1991: U.S. JGOFS: Arabian Sea Process Study, U.S. JGOFS Planning Report Number 13, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 164 pp.


Chapter 5

Barale, V., C.R. McClain, and P. Malanotte-Rizzoli, 1986: Space and time variablity of the surface color field in the northern Adriatic Sea. Journal of Geophysical Research, 91, 12,957-12,974.

Blough, N.V., O.C. Zafiriou, and J. Bonilla, 1993: Optical absortion spectra of waters from the Orinoco River outflow: terrestrial input of colored organic matter to the Caribbean. Journal of Geophysical Research, 98, 2271-2278.

Muller-Karger, F., C.R. McClain, and P. Richardson, 1988: The dispersal of the Amazon water. Nature, 333, 56-59.

Muller-Karger, F., C.R. McClain, T.R. Fisher, W.E. Esaias, and R. Varela, 1989: Pigment distribution in the Caribbean Sea: Observations from Space. Progress in Oceanography, 23, 23-64.


Chapter 6

Gordon, H.R., J.W. Brown, D.K. Clark, O.B. Brown, R.H. Evans, and W.W. Broenkow, 1983: Phytoplankton pigment concentrations in the Middle Atlantic Bight---Comparison of ship determinations and CZCS estimates. Applied Optics, 22, 20-36.

Gregg, W.W., and J.J. Walsh, 1992: Simulation of the 1979 spring bloom in the Mid-Atlantic Bight: a coupled physical/biological/optical model. Journal of Geophysical Research, 97, 5723-5743.

McClain, C.R., L.J. Pietrafesa, and J.A. Yoder, 1984: Observations of Gulf Stream-induced and wind-driven upwelling in the Georgia Bight using ocean color and infrared imagery. Journal of Geophysical Research, 89, 3705-3723.

Walsh, J.J., D.A. Dieterle, and W.E. Esaias, 1986: Satellite (CZCS) detection of phytoplankton export from the mid-Atlantic Bight during the 1979 spring bloom. Deep-Sea Research, 34, 675-703.


Chapter 7

Hooker, S.B., and J.W. Brown, 1994: Warm core ring dynamics derived from satellite imagery. Journal of Geophysical Research, 99, 25,181-25,194.

Gordon, H.R., D.K. Clark, J.W. Brown, O.B. Brown, and R.H. Evans, 1982: Satellite measurements of phytoplankton pigment concentration in the surface waters of a warm core Gulf Stream ring. Journal of Marine Research, 40, 491-502.

Olson, D.B., R.W. Schmitt, M. Kennelly, and T.M. Joyce, 1985: A two-layer diagnostic model of the long-term physical evolution of Warm-Core Ring 82B. Journal of Geophysical Research, 90, 8813-8822.

Smith, R.C., O.B. Brown, F.E. Hoge, K.S. Baker, R.H. Evans, R.N. Swift, and W.E. Esaias, 1987: Multiplatform sampling (ship, aircraft, and satellite) of a Gulf Stream warm core ring. Applied Optics, 26, 2068-2081.

Yentsch, C.S., and D.A. Phinney, 1985: Rotary motion and convection as a means of regulating primary production in warm core rings. Journal of Geophysical Research, 90, 3237-3248.


Chapter 8

Elrod, J.A., 1988: CZCS view of an oceanic acid waste dump. Remote Sensing of the Environment, 25, 245-254.

Hughes, P., 1986: Ocean color: a key to climate change. Weatherwise, 39, 267-270.

Leming, T.D., and W.E. Stuntz, 1984: Zones of coastal hypoxia revealed by satellite scanning have implications for strategic fishing. Nature, 310, 136-138.


Chapter 9

Chapman, P., C.M. Duncombe Rae, and B.R. Allanson, 1987: Nutrients, chlorophyll, and oxygen relationships in the surface layers of the Agulhas Retroflection. Deep-Sea Research, 34, 1399-1416.

Duncombe Rae, C.M., F.A. Shillington, J.J. Agenbag, J. Taunton-Clark, and M.L. Grundlingh, 1992: An Agulhas ring in the South Atlantic Ocean and its interaction with the Benguela upwelling frontal system. Deep-Sea Research, 39, 2009-2027.

Gordon, A.L., J.R.E. Lutjeharms, and M.L. Grundlingh, 1987: Stratification and circulation at the Agulhas Retroflection. Deep-Sea Research, 34, 564-599.

Lutjeharms, J.R.E., and A.L. Gordon, 1987: Shedding of an Agulhas ring observed at sea. Nature, 325, 138-140.

Lutjeharms, J.R.E., and R.C. van Ballegooyen, 1988: The retroflection of the Agulhas Current. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 18, 1570-1583.

Olson, D.B., and R.H. Evans, 1986: Rings of the Agulhas Current. Deep-Sea Research, 33, 27-42.


Chapter 10

Barale, V., McClain, C.R., and Malanotte-Rizzoli, P., 1986: Space and time variability of the surface ocean color field in the northern Adriatic Sea. J. Geophys. Res., 91, 12,957-12,974.

Mitchelson, E.G., N.J. Jacob, and J.H. Simpson, 1986: Ocean colour algorithms from the Case 2 waters of the Irish Sea in comparison to algorithms from Case 1 waters. Cont. Shelf Res., 5, 403-415.

Morel, A., and Prieur, L., 1977: Analysis of variations in ocean color. Limnol. Oceanogr. 22, 709-722.

Sholkovitz, E.R., 1976: Flocculation of dissolved organic and inorganic matter during the mixing of river water and seawater. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 40, 831-845.

Stumpf, R.P., and Tyler, M.A., 1988: Satellite detection of bloom and pigment distributions in estuaries. Remote Sens. Environ., 24, 385-404.

Walker, N.D., Fargion, G.S., Rouse, L.J., and Biggs, D.C., 1994: The great flood of summer 1993: Mississippi River discharge studied. Eos, Trans. AGU, 75 (36), pages 409 and 414.

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Chapter 3

NSF and ONR-Supported Oceanographers Report Results of  "Iron Experiment": Findings Shed Light on Ocean/Atmosphere Climate Link Press Release

American Geophysical Union (AGU) The iron hypothesis: Basic research meets environmental policy


Chapter 4

U.S. Joint Global Ocean Flux Study (JGOFS) Arabian Sea Process Study


Chapter 5

Carbon Retention In A Colored Ocean (CARIACO)


Chapter 7

Exploring Satellite Oceanography AVHRR Imagery Lesson Plan


Chapter 8

Rhode Island Sea Grant Research Projects Experimental Investigations of the Interactive Impacts of Nutrient Enrichment and Grazing on the Lagoons of the Northeast


Chapter 12

Emiliania huxleyi (includes coccosphere and surface, space bloom pictures)

NOAA Harmful Algal Bloom Forecast

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