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Kondrik, D.V., Pozdnyakov, D.V. Johannessen, O.M. (2018) Satellite Evidence that E. huxleyi Phytoplankton Blooms Weaken Marine Carbon Sinks, Geophysical Research Letters, 45:

Land, P.E., Bailey, TC., Taberner, M., Pardo, S., Sathyendranath, S., Nejabati Zenouz, K., Brammall, V., Shutler, J.D. and Quartly, G.D. (2018) A Statistical Modeling Framework for Characterising Uncertainty in Large Datasets: Application to Ocean Colour. Remote Sensing, 10:

Liu, X., Devred, E. and Johnson, C. (2018) Remote Sensing of Phytoplankton Size Class in Northwest Atlantic from 1998 to 2016: Bio-Optical Algorithms Comparison and Application. Remote Sensing, 10(7):

Lobanova, P., Tilstone, G.H., Bashmachnikov, I., Brotas, V. (2018) Accuracy Assessment of Primary Production Models with and without Photoinhibition Using Ocean-Colour Climate Change Initiative Data in the North East Atlantic Ocean. Remote Sens., 10, 1116: That is promoted at

Monolisha S., Platt, T, Sathyendranath, S., Jayasankar J., George, G., Jackson, T. (2018) Optical Classification of the Coastal Waters of the Northern Indian Ocean. Frontiers in Marine Science, 87: 5:

Pradhan, H.K., Völker, C., Losa, S.N., Bracher, A., Nerger, L. (2018) Assimilation of global total chlorophyll OC‐CCI data and its impact on individual phytoplankton fields. JGR Oceans:

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Brewin R.J.W., Ciavatta, S., Sathyendranath , S., Jackson, T., Tilstone, G., Curran, K., Airs, R.L., Cummings, D., Brotas, V., Organelli, E., Dall'Olmo, G., Raitsos, D.E. (2017) Uncertainty in Ocean-Color Estimates of Chlorophyll for Phytoplankton Groups. Frontiers in Marine Science:

Buchwitz, M., Lavender, S., Chuvieco, E. (2017) Special issue on earth observation of essential climate variables, Remote Sensing of Environment:

Evers-King, H., Martinez-Vicente, V., Brewin, R.J.W., Dall'Olmo, G., Hickman, A.E., Jackson, T., Kostadinov, T.S., Krasemann, H., Loisel, H., Röttgers, R., Roy, S., Stramski, D., Thomalla, S., Platt, T., Sathyendranath, S. (2017) Validation and Intercomparison of Ocean Color Algorithms for Estimating Particulate Organic Carbon in the Oceans. Frontiers in Marine Science:

Guo, L., Peng, X., Chai, F., Xue, H., Wang, D. and Sun, J. (2017): Enhanced Chlorophyll Concentrations Induced by Kuroshio Intrusion Fronts in the Northern South China Sea, Geophysical Research Letters:

Hammond, M.L., Beaulieu, C., Sahu, S.K., and Henson, S.A. (2017): Assessing trends and uncertainties in satellite-era ocean chlorophyll using space-time modeling, Global Biogeochem. Cycles:

Jackson T., Sathyendranath S., Mélin F. (2017): An improved optical classification scheme for the Ocean Colour Essential Climate Variable and its applications, Remote Sensing of Environment:

Jackson, T., Sathyendranath, S., Platt, T. (2017) An Exact Solution For Modeling Photoacclimation of the Carbon-to-Chlorophyll Ratio in Phytoplankton. Frontiers in Marine Science:

Krug, L.A., Platt, T., Sathyendranath, S., Barbosa, A.B. (In Press) Unravelling region-specific environmental drivers of phytoplankton across a complex marine domain (off SW Iberia). Remote Sensing of the Environment:

Li, W., El-Askary, H., ManiKandan, K.P., Qurban, M.A., Garay, M.J. and Kalashnikova, O.V. (2017) Synergistic Use of Remote Sensing and Modeling to Assess an Anomalously High Chlorophyll-a Event during Summer 2015 in the South Central Red Sea. Remote Sensing:

Lobanova, P.V. (2017) Satellite Derived Algorithms of Primary Production Assessment in Waters with Various Oceanographic Conditions: Case Studies of the Northeast Atlantic and the Japan/East Sea. PhD Thesis, Saint Petersburg University. [Some of the thesis is in English, see page 211 onwards]

Martínez-Vicente, V.; Evers-King, H.; Roy, S.; Kostadinov, T. S.; Tarran, G. A.; Graff, J. R.; Brewin, R. J. W.; Dall'Olmo, G.; Jackson, T.; Hickman, A. E.; Röttgers, R.; Krasemann, H.; Marañón, E.; Platt, T. & Sathyendranath, S. (2017) Intercomparison of Ocean Color Algorithms for Picophytoplankton Carbon in the Ocean. Frontiers in Marine Science: 4(378)

Melin, F., Vantrepotte, V., Chuprin, A., Grant, M., Jackson, T. Sathyendranath, S. (In Press). Assessing the fitness-for-purpose of satellite multi-mission ocean color climate data records: A protocol applied to OC-CCI chlorophyll-a data. Remote Sensing of the Environment:

Meyssignac, B., Piecuch, C.G., Merchant, C.J., Racault, M.-F., Palanisamy, H., MacIntosh, C., Sathyendranath, S., Brewin, R.W.J. (2017) Causes of the Regional Variability in Observed Sea Level, Sea Surface Temperature and Ocean Colour Over the Period 1993–2011. Surveys in Geophysics, 38: 187.

Navarro, G., Almaraz, P., Caballero, I., Vázquez, Á., Huertas, I.E. (2017) Reproduction of Spatio-Temporal Patterns of Major Mediterranean Phytoplankton Groups from Remote Sensing OC-CCI Data, Frontiers in Marine Science:

Nieto, K., Mélin F.(2017) Variability of chlorophyll-a concentration in the Gulf of Guinea and its relation to physical oceanographic variables, Progress in Oceanography:

Noora Al-Naimi, Dionysios E. Raitsos, Radhouan Ben-Hamadou and Yousria Soliman (2017) Evaluation of Satellite Retrievals of Chlorophyll-a in the Arabian Gulf, Remote Sensing:

Racault, M-F., Sathyendranath, S., Brewin, R.J.W., Raitsos, D.E., Jackson, T., Platt, T. (2017) Impact of El Niño Variability on Oceanic Phytoplankton, Frontiers in Marine Science:

Racault, M.-F., Sathyendranath, S., Menon, N., Platt. T. (2017) Phenological responses to ENSO in the global oceans. Surveys in Geophysics, 38: 277.

Sathyendranath, S., Brewin, R.J.W, Jackson, T., Melin, F., Platt, T. (2017). Ocean-colour products for climate-change studies: what are their ideal characteristics? Remote Sensing of the Environment:

Troselj J, Sayama T, Varlamov SM, Sasaki T, Racault M-F, Takara K, Miyazawa Y, Kuroki R, Yamagata T, Yamashiki Y (2017) Modeling of extreme freshwater outflow from the north-eastern Japanese river basins to western Pacific Ocean, Journal of Hydrology, 555:956-970

Von Schuckmann, K., Le Traon, P.-Y., Alvarez-Fanjul, E., Axell, L., Balmaseda, M., et al. (2017) The Copernicus Marine Environment Monitoring Service Ocean State Report, s235-s320.


Brewin, R.J.W, Dall'Olmo, G., Pardo, S., van Dongen-Vogels, V., Boss, E.S.(2016) Underway spectrophotometry along the Atlantic Meridional Transect reveals high performance in satellite chlorophyll retrievals, Remote Sensing of Environment

Ciavatta, S., Kay, S., Saux-Picart, S., Butenschon, M., Allen J.I. (2016) Decadal reanalysis of biogeochemical indicators and fluxes in the North West European shelf-sea ecosystem, Journal of Geophysical Research

Couto, A.B., Brotas V., Mélin F., Groom S., Sathyendranath, S. (2016) Inter-comparison of OC-CCI chlorophyll-a estimates with pre-cursor datasets. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 37:18, 4337-4355,

Dall'Olmo, G., Dingle, J., Polimene, L., Brewin, R.J.W. & Claustre, H. (2016). Substantial energy input to the mesopelagic ecosystem from the seasonal mixed-layer pump. Nature Geoscience: 9, 820-823

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Lobanova P.V., Basxhmachnikov I.L., Brotas, V. (2016). Validation of Satellite Derived Primary Production Models in the Northeast Atlantic. ESA Living Planet Symposium, 9-13 May 2016, Prague, Czech Replublic
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Roxy, M.K., Modi, A., Murtugudde, R., Valsala, V., Panickal, S., Prasanna Kumar, S., Ravichandran, M., Vichi, M., and Lévy, M. (2016), A reduction in marine primary productivity driven by rapid warming over the tropical Indian Ocean.Geophys. Res. Lett., 43: 826–833. 

Valente, A., Sathyendranath, S., Brotas, V., Groom, S., Grant, M., Taberner, M., Antoine, D., Arnone, R., Balch, W. M., Barker, K., Barlow, R., Bélanger, S., Berthon, J.-F., Beşiktepe, Ş., Brando, V., Canuti, E., Chavez, F., Claustre, H., Crout, R., Frouin, R., García-Soto, C., Gibb, S. W., Gould, R., Hooker, S., Kahru, M., Klein, H., Kratzer, S., Loisel, H., McKee, D., Mitchell, B. G., Moisan, T., Muller-Karger, F., O'Dowd, L., Ondrusek, M., Poulton, A. J., Repecaud, M., Smyth, T., Sosik, H. M., Twardowski, M., Voss, K., Werdell, J., Wernand, M., and Zibordi, G.: A compilation of global bio-optical in situ data for ocean-colour satellite applications, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 8, 235-252, doi:10.5194/essd-8-235-2016, 2016.

Brewin, RJW, Raitsos DE, Dall’Olmo, G, Zarokanellos, N, Jackson, T, Racault, M-F, Boss, E, Sathyendranath, S, Jones, BH, Hoteit, I. 2015. Regional ocean-colour chlorophyll algorithms for the Red Sea. Remote Sensing of Environment, 165: 64-85.

Fernandes, J.A., Kay, S., Hossain, M.A.R., Ahmed, M., Cheung, W.W.L., Lazar, A.N. and Barange, M. (2015). Projecting marine fish production and catch potential in Bangladesh in the 21st century under long-term environmental change and management scenarios, ICES J. Mar. Sci. ,

Mélin, F, and Sclep, G (2015). Band shifting for ocean color multi-spectral reflectance data. Optics Express, 23(3): 2262-2279.

Müller, D, Krasemann, H, Brewin, RJW, Brockmann, C, Deschamps, P-Y, Doerffer, R, Fomferra, N, Franz, BA, Grant, MG, Groom, SB, Mélin, F, Platt, T, Regner, P, Sathyendranath, S, Steinmetz, F, Swinton J (2015) The Ocean Colour Climate Change Initiative: I. Spatial and temporal homogeneity of satellite data retrieval due to systematic effects in atmospheric correction processors. Remote Sensing of Environment,

Müller, D, Krasemann, H, Brewin, RJW, Brockmann, C, Deschamps, P-Y, Doerffer, R, Fomferra, N, Franz, BA, Grant, MG, Groom, SB, Mélin, F, Platt, T, Regner, P, Sathyendranath, S, Steinmetz, F, Swinton J (2015) The Ocean Colour Climate Change Initiative: II. A methodology for assessing atmospheric correction processors based on in-situ measurements, Remote Sensing of Environment,

Racault, M-F., Raitsos D.E., Berumen, M.L., Brewin, R. J. W., Platt, T., Sathyendranath, S. & Hoteit, I. (2015) Phytoplankton phenology indices in coral reef ecosystems: application to ocean-colour observations in the Red Sea. Remote Sensing of Environment, 160: 222–234.

Sá, C, D’Alimonte, D, Brito, A, Kajiyama, T, Vitorino, J, Mendes, CR, Oliveira, PB, da Silva, JCB, Brotas, V (2015) Validation of Standard and Alternative Satellite Ocean-Colour Chlorophyll Products off Western Iberia. Remote Sensing of Environment, 168: 403-419.

Serret, P, Robinson, C, Aranguren-Gassis, M, Garcia-Martin, EE, Gist, N, Kitidis, V, Lozano, J, Stephens, J, Harris, C, Thomas, R (2015) Both respiration and photosynthesis determine the scaling of plankton metabolism in the oligotrophic ocean.Nature Communications, 6, Article number:6961,

Thomalla, S.J., M.-F. Racault, S. Swart, and P.M.S. Monteiro (2015) High-resolution view of the spring bloom initiation and net community production in the Subantarctic Southern Ocean using glider data .ICES J. Mar. Sci.,

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Brewin, RJW, Dall’Olmo, G, Sathyendranath, S, Hardman-Mountford, NJ (2012) Particle backscattering as a function of chlorophyll and phytoplankton size structure in the open-ocean. Optics Express. 20 (16): 17632–652.

Brewin, RJW, Devred, E, Sathyendranath, S, Hardman-Mountford, NJ, Lavender, SJ (2011) A model of phytoplankton absorption based on three size classes. Appl. Optics, 50: 4535-4549.

Brewin, RJW, Hirata, T, Hardman-Mountford, NJ, Lavender, SJ, Sathyendranath, S, Barlow, R (2012) The influence of the Indian Ocean dipole on interannual variations in phytoplankton size structure as revealed by Earth observations. Deep Sea Res. II. 77–80: 117–127.

Brewin, RJW., Mélin, F., Sathyendranath, S., Steinmetz, F., Chuprin, A., Grant, M. (2014) On the temporal consistency of chlorophyll products derived from three ocean-colour sensors.ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 97, 171-184,

Brewin, RJW, Raitsos, DE, Pradhan, Y, Hoteit, I (2013) Comparison of chlorophyll in the Red Sea derived from MODIS-Aqua and in vivo fluorescence, Remote Sensing of Environment, 136: 218-224.

Brewin, RJW , Sathyendranath, S, Müeller, D, Brockmann, C, Deschamps, P-Y, Devred, E, Doerffer, R, Fomferra, N, Franz, BA, Grant, MG, Groom, SB, Horseman, A, Hu C, Krasemann, H, Lee, Z, Maritorena, S, Mélin, F, Peters, M, Platt, T, Regner, P, Smyth, T, Steinmetz, F, Swinton, J, Werdell, J, White III, GN (2013) The Ocean Colour Climate Change Initiative I: A round-robin comparison on in-water bio-optical algorithms, Remote Sensing of Environment.

Brotas, V, Brewin, RJW, Sá, C, Brito, A, Silva, A, Mendes, CR, Diniz, T, Kaufman, M, Tarran, G, Groom, G, Platt, T, Sathyendranath, S (2013). Deriving phytoplankton size classes from satellite data: validation along a trophic grandient in the Eastern Atlantic Ocean. Remote Sensing of Environment. 134: 66–77.

Ciavatta, S, Torres, R, Martinez-Vicente, V, Smyth, T, Dall’Olmo, G, Polimene, L, Allen, IJ (2014). Assimilation of remotely-sensed optical properties to improve marine biogeochemistry modelling, Progress in Oceanography,

Ciavatta, S, Torres, R, Saux-Picart, S, Allen JI (2011) Can ocean color assimilation improve biogeochemical hindcasts in shelf seas? Journal of Geophysical Research, 116: C12043.

Devred, E, Sathyendranath, S, Stuart, V, Platt, T (2011) A three component classification of phytoplankton absorption spectra: Application to ocean-color data. Remote Sensing of Environment. 115: 2255-2266.

Hollmann, R, Merchant, CJ, Saunders, R, C. Downy, Buchwitz, CM,  Cazenave, A, Chuvieco, Defourny, EP, de Leeuw, Forsberg, GR, T. Holzer-Popp, T, Paul, F,Sandven, S, Sathyendranath, S, M. van Roozendael, M, Wagner, W (2013) The ESA Climate Change Initiative: satellite data records for essential climate variables. Bull. Am. Met. Soc.

Lobanova P.V., Basxhmachnikov I.L., Brotas, V. (2014). Analysis of satellite-based models of Primary Productivity in the North-East Atlantic Ocean. 12th Open Conference “Actual Problems in Remote Sensing of the Earth from Space”, 10-14 November, 2014, IKI RAN, Moscow, Russia

Melin, F, Zibordi, G, Berthon, J-F, Bailey, S, Franz, BA, Voss, K, Flora, S, Grant, MG (2011) Assessment of MERIS reflectance data as processed with SeaDAS, Optics Express, 19 (25): 25657-25671.

Mélin, F, Zibordi, G, Holben, BN (2013) Assessment of the Aerosol Products From the SeaWiFS and MODIS Ocean-Color Missions, IEEE GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING LETTERS,, 10 (5): 1185-1189

Racault, M-F, Le Quéré, C, Buitenhuis, E, Sathyendranath, S, Platt, T (2012) Phytoplankton phenology in the global ocean. Ecological Indicators, 14: 152–163.

Raitsos, DE, Pradhan, Y, Brewin, RJW, Stenchikov G, Hoteit, I (2013) Remote Sensing the Phytoplankton Seasonal Succession of the Red Sea, PLoS ONE 8(6): e64909.

Roy, S, Broomhead, DS, Platt, T, Sathyendranath, S, Ciavatta, S (2012)  Sequential variations of phytoplankton growth and mortality in an NPZ model: A remote-sensing-based assessment. Journal of Marine Systems, 92: 16–29.

Roy, S, Sathyendranath, S, Bouman, H, Platt, T (2013) Modelling global distribution of phytoplankton cell diameter and size spectrum from light-absorption spectra.Remote Sensing of Environment, 139: 187-197.

Sathyendranath, S, Brewin, RJW, Müeller, D, Brockmann, C, Deschamps, P-Y, Doerffer, R, Fomferra, N, Franz, BA, Grant, MG, Hu C, Krasemann, H, Lee, Z, Maritorena, S, Devred, E, Mélin, F, Peters, M, Smyth, T, Steinmetz, F, Swinton, J, Werdell, J, Regner, P (2012) Ocean Colour Climate Change Initiative: Approach and Initial Results, IGARSS 2012, 2024-2027.

Saux Picart, S, Sathyendranath, S, Dowell, M, Moore, T, Platt, T (2013) Remote sensing of assimilation number for marine phytoplankton. Remote Sensing of Environment, 146: 87-96.

Steinmetz F, Pierre-Yves Deschamps, P-Y, Ramon, D (2011) Atmospheric correction in presence of sun glint: application to MERIS, Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 10: 9783-9800.

Zhai, L, Tang C, Platt, T, Sathyendranath, S (2011) Ocean response to attenuation of visible light by phytoplankton in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, J. Mar. Syst.,

Zhai, Li, Gudmundsson, K, Miller, P, Peng, W, Guđfinnsson, Debes, H, Hátún, H, White, GN, Walls, RH, Sathyendranath, S, Platt, T (2012) Phytoplankton phenology and production around Iceland and Faroes. Continental Shelf Research, 37: 15-25.

Zibordi,  G, Holben, B, Mélin, F, D'Alimonte, D, Berthon, J-F, Slutsker, I, Giles, D (2010) AERONET-OC: An Overview, Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing, Vol 36, No 5: 488-497.


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