Analysis of simultaneous chlorophyll measurements by lidar fluorosensor, MODIS and SeaWiFS

R. Barbini, F. Colao, L. De Dominicis, R. Fantoni, L. Fiorani, A. Palucci, E.S. Artamonov

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Abstract

The ENEA (Italian Agency for New Technologies, Energy and the Environment) lidar fluorosensor (ELF), aboard the research vessel Italica, measured continuously surface chlorophyll-a concentrations during the Italy-New Zealand and New Zealand-Italy transects (13 November-18 December 2001 and 28 February-1 April 2002, respectively). The ELF measurements were compared with the data collected by the Sea-viewing Wide Field-of-view Sensor (SeaWiFS) and the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS). This study pointed out advantages, disadvantages and possible synergies of lidar fluorosensor and spaceborne radiometers. In particular, the SeaWiFS and MODIS bio-optical algorithms have been calibrated with the ELF measurements. The differences between the performances of the two spaceborne radiometers are also briefly discussed. © 2004 Taylor & Francis Ltd.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2095 - 2110
Number of pages16
JournalInternational Joural of Remote Sensing
Volume25
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 10 Jun 2004
Externally publishedYes

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Barbini, R., Colao, F., De Dominicis, L., Fantoni, R., Fiorani, L., Palucci, A., & Artamonov, E. S. (2004). Analysis of simultaneous chlorophyll measurements by lidar fluorosensor, MODIS and SeaWiFS. International Joural of Remote Sensing, 25(11), 2095 - 2110. https://doi.org/10.1080/01431160310001618086