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Pitarch, J.; Bellacicco, M.; Organelli, E.; Volpe, G.; Colella, S.; Vellucci, V.; Marullo, S. Retrieval of Particulate Backscattering Using Field and Satellite Radiometry: Assessment of the QAA Algorithm. Remote Sens. 2020, 12, 77.

Baird, M; Chai, F; Ciavatta, S; Dutkiewicz, S; Edwards, C; Evers-King, H; Friedrichs, M; Frolov, S; Gehlen, Ma; Henson, S; Hickman, A; Jahn, O; Jones, E; Kaufman, D; Mélin, F; Mouw, C; Muhling, B; Rousseaux, C; Shulman, I; Wiggert, J. Synergy between Ocean Colour and Biogeochemical/Ecosystem Models. IOCCG Report Number 19 (2020).

Kulk, Gemma & Platt, Trevor & Dingle, James & Jackson, Thomas & Jönsson, Bror & Bouman, Heather & Babin, Marcel & Brewin, Bob & Doblin, Martina & Estrada, Marta & Figueiras, F.G. & Furuya, Ken & González-Benítez, Natalia & Gudfinnsson, Hafsteinn & Gudmundsson, Kristinn & Huang, Bangqin & Isada, Tomonori & Kovač, Žarko & Lutz, Vivian & Sathyendranath, Shubha. (2020). Primary Production, an Index of Climate Change in the Ocean: Satellite-Based Estimates over Two Decades. Remote Sensing. 12. 826.

Sathyendranath, S, Trevor Platt, Zarko Kovac, James Dingle, Thomas Jackson, Robert Brewin, Peter Franks, Emilio Maranon, Gemma Kulk, and Heather Bouman (2020) Reconciling models of primary production and photoacclimation. Applied Optics.

Schmidt, K,Birchill, AJ,Atkinson, A, et al. Increasing picocyanobacteria success in shelf waters contributes to long‐term food web degradation. Glob Change Biol. 2020; 00: 1–14.

Welch, H., S. Brodie, M.G. Jacox, D. Robinson, C. Wilson, S.J. Bograd, M.J. Oliver, E.L. Hazen (2020), Considerations for transferring an operational dynamic ocean management tool between ocean color products, Remote Sensing of Environment, Volume 242, 111753, ISSN 0034-4257,

Ting Lin, Qingyou He, Weikang Zhan & Haigang Zhan (2020) Persistent data gap in ocean color observations over the East China Sea in winter: causes and reconstructions, Remote Sensing Letters ,11: 7, 667-676,

Souda, V.P., Minu, P., Lotliker, A.A. et al. Inter-annual variability in the inherent optical properties along the southeastern Arabian Sea from 2009 to 2015. Arab J Geosci 13, 86 (2020).

Eko Siswanto (2020) Temporal variability of satellite-retrieved chlorophyll-a data in Arctic and subarctic ocean regions within the past two decades, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 41: 19, 7427-7445,


Álvarez, E., Thoms, S., Bracher, A., Liu, Y., & Völker, C. (2019). Modeling photoprotection at global scale: The relative role of nonphotosynthetic pigments, physiological state, and species composition. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 33, 904– 926.

Mirna Batistić, Damir Viličić, Vedrana Kovačević, Nenad Jasprica, Rade Garić, Héloise Lavigne, Marina Carić, (2019) Occurrence of winter phytoplankton bloom in the open southern Adriatic: Relationship with hydroclimatic events in the Eastern Mediterranean, Continental Shelf Research, Volume 174, Pages 12-25,

Bellacicco, M.; VelluCCI, V.; Scardi, M.; Barbieux, M.; Marullo, S.; D’Ortenzio, F. Quantifying the Impact of Linear Regression Model in Deriving Bio-Optical Relationships: The Implications on Ocean Carbon Estimations. Sensors 2019, 19, 3032.

J.W. Brewin, R.; Ciavatta, S.; Sathyendranath, S.; Skákala, J.; Bruggeman, J.; Ford, D.; Platt, T. The Influence of Temperature and Community Structure on Light Absorption by Phytoplankton in the North Atlantic. Sensors 2019, 19, 4182.

Chacko, N. J (2019) Differential chlorophyll blooms induced by tropical cyclones and their relation to cyclone characteristics and ocean pre-conditions in the Indian Ocean, Earth Syst Sci, 128: 177.

Ciavatta, S., Kay, S., Brewin, R. J. W., Cox, R., Di Cicco, A., Nencioli, F., et al ( 2019). Ecoregions in the Mediterranean Sea through the reanalysis of phytoplankton functional types and carbon fluxes. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 124.

Dutkiewicz, S., Hickman, A.E., Jahn, O., Henson, S., Beaulieu, C. and Monier, E., 2019. Ocean colour signature of climate change. Nature communications, 10(1), p.578.

Dilmahamod, A. F., Penven, P., Aguiar‐González, B., Reason, C. J. C., & Hermes, J. C. (2019). A new definition of the South‐East Madagascar Bloom and analysis of its variability. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 124, 1717– 1735.

Geng, B., Xiu, P., Shu, C., Zhang, W.‐Z., Chai, F., Li, S., & Wang, D. ( 2019). Evaluating the roles of wind‐ and buoyancy flux‐induced mixing on phytoplankton dynamics in the northern and central South China Sea. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 124, 680– 702.

John A. Gittings, Dionysios E. Raitsos, Malika Kheireddine, Marie-Fanny Racault, Hervé Claustre & Ibrahim Hoteit (2019), Evaluating tropical phytoplankton phenology metrics using contemporary tools (Nature) Scientific Reports, volume 9, Article number: 674, doi:10.1038/s41598-018-37370-4

Francis Gohin, Dimitry Van der Zande, Gavin Tilstone, Marieke A. Eleveld, Alain Lefebvre, Françoise Andrieux-Loyer, Anouk N. Blauw, Philippe Bryère, David Devreker, Philippe Garnesson, Tania Hernández Fariñas, Yoann Lamaury, Luis Lampert, Héloïse Lavigne, Florence Menet-Nedelec, Silvia Pardo, Bertrand Saulquin, (2019) Twenty years of satellite and in situ observations of surface chlorophyll-a from the northern Bay of Biscay to the eastern English Channel. Is the water quality improving?, Remote Sensing of Environment, Volume 233,

Groom Steve, Sathyendranath Shubha, Ban Yai, Bernard Stewart, Brewin Robert, Brotas Vanda, Brockmann Carsten, Chauhan Prakash, Choi Jong-kuk, Chuprin Andrei, Ciavatta Stefano, Cipollini Paolo, Donlon Craig, Franz Bryan, He Xianqiang, Hirata Takafumi, Jackson Tom, Kampel Milton, Krasemann Hajo, Lavender Samantha, Pardo-Martinez Silvia, Mélin Frédéric, Platt Trevor, Santoleri Rosalia, Skakala Jozef, Schaeffer Blake, Smith Marie, Steinmetz Francois, Valente Andre, Wang Menghua (2019), Satellite Ocean Colour: Current Status and Future Perspective, Frontiers in Marine Science, 6, doi:10.3389/fmars.2019.00485

Qiang Hao, Fei Chai, Peng Xiu, Yan Bai, Jianfang Chen, Chenggang Liu, Fengfeng Le, Feng Zhou, (2019) Spatial and temporal variation in chlorophyll a concentration in the Eastern China Seas based on a locally modified satellite dataset, Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, Volume 220, Pages 220-231, doi:10.1016/j.ecss.2019.01.004.

Houskeeper, H.F.; Kudela, R.M. Ocean Color Quality Control Masks Contain the High Phytoplankton Fraction of Coastal Ocean Observations. Remote Sens. 2019, 11, 2167.

Joseph, K. A., Jayaram, C., Nair, A., George, M. S., Balchand, A. N., & Pettersson, L. H. (2019). Remote Sensing of Upwelling in the Arabian Sea and Adjacent Near-Coastal Regions. In Remote Sensing of the Asian Seas (pp. 467-483). Springer, Cham.

Kondrik, D., Kazakov, E., and Pozdnyakov, D. (2019), A synthetic satellite dataset of the spatio-temporal distributions of Emiliania huxleyi blooms and their impacts on Arctic and sub-Arctic marine environments (1998–2016), Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 11, 119–128,

Kong, F.; Dong, Q.; Xiang, K.; Yin, Z.; Li, Y.; Liu, J. (2019) Spatiotemporal Variability of Remote Sensing Ocean Net Primary Production and Major Forcing Factors in the Tropical Eastern Indian and Western Pacific Ocean. Remote Sens., 11, 391.

Krešimir Markulin, Melita Peharda, Regina Mertz-Kraus, Bernd R. Schöne, Hana Uvanović, Žarko Kovač, Ivica Janeković, (2019), Trace and minor element records in aragonitic bivalve shells as environmental proxies, Chemical Geology, Volume 507, Pages 120-133,

Ma, W., Xiu, P., Chai, F. et al. (2019) Seasonal variability of the carbon export in the central South China Sea, Ocean Dynamics 69: 955.

Menon NN, Sankar S, Smitha A, George G, Shalin S, Sathyendranath S, Platt T (2019) Satellite chlorophyll concentration as an aid to understanding the dynamics of Indian oil sardine in the southeastern Arabian Sea. Mar Ecol Prog Ser 617-618:137-147.

Evgeny Morozov, DanLing Tang, (2019) Satellite ocean colour algorithm for Prochlorococcus, Synechococcus, and picoeukaryotes concentration retrieval in the South China Sea, Advances in Space Research, Volume 63, Issue 1,

Mouw, C. B., Ciochetto, A. B., & Yoder, J. A. (2019). A satellite assessment of environmental controls of phytoplankton community size structure. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 33, 540– 558.

K.N. Navaneeth, M.V. Martin, K. Jossia Joseph, R. Venkatesan, (2019) Contrasting the upper ocean response to two intense cyclones in the Bay of Bengal, Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, Volume 147, Pages 65-78, doi:10.1016/j.dsr.2019.03.010.

Daniel K. Okamoto, Stephen Schroeter, Daniel C. Reed (2019) Effects of Ocean Climate on Spatiotemporal Variation in Sea Urchin Settlement and Recruitment, bioRxiv 387282; doi:

Julia Oelker, Andreas Richter, Tilman Dinter, Vladimir V. Rozanov, John P. Burrows, and Astrid Bracher (2019), Global diffuse attenuation derived from vibrational Raman scattering detected in hyperspectral backscattered satellite spectra, Opt. Express 27, A829-A855

Jaime Pitarch, Hendrik J. van der Woerd, Robert J.W. Brewin, Oliver Zielinski, (2019) Optical properties of Forel-Ule water types deduced from 15 years of global satellite ocean color observations, Remote Sensing of Environment, 231, doi:10.1016/j.rse.2019.111249.

Eirini Politi, Shona K. Paterson, Rory Scarrott, Eimear Tuohy, Cathal O’Mahony, Walther C.A. Cámaro-García (2019). Earth observation applications for coastal sustainability: potential and challenges for implementation. Anthropocene Coasts, 2019, 2:306-329,

Pradhan, H. K., Völker, C., Losa, S. N., Bracher, A., & Nerger, L. ( 2019). Assimilation of global total chlorophyll OC‐CCI data and its impact on individual phytoplankton fields. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 124, 470– 490.

P.M. Salgado-Hernanz, M.-F. Racault, J.S. Font-Muñoz, G. Basterretxea, (2019) Trends in phytoplankton phenology in the Mediterranean Sea based on ocean-colour remote sensing, Remote Sensing of Environment, Volume 221, Pages 50-64, doi:10.1016/j.rse.2018.10.036.

Sang Heon Lee, Jongseong Ryu, Dabin Lee, Jung-Woo Park, Jae-Il Kwon, Jingping Zhao & Seunghyun Son (2019) Spatial variations of small phytoplankton contributions in the Northern Bering Sea and the Southern Chukchi Sea, GIScience & Remote Sensing, 56:5, 794-810, DOI: 10.1080/15481603.2019.1571265

Smitha A., Syam S., Menon N.N., Pettersson L.H. (2019) Using Remote Sensing to Study Phytoplankton Biomass and Its Influence on Herbivore Fishery in the South-Eastern Arabian Sea. In: Barale V., Gade M. (eds) Remote Sensing of the Asian Seas. Springer, Cham

Thushara, Venugopal, Vinayachandran, Puthenveettil N., Matthews, Adrian, Webber, Benjamin and Queste, Bastien (2019) Vertical distribution of chlorophyll in dynamically distinct regions of the southern Bay of Bengal. Biogeosciences, 16 (7). pp. 1447-1468. ISSN 1726-4189

Ting-Hsuan Huang, Chen-Tung Arthur Chen, Jay Lee, Chau-Ron Wu, You-Lin Wang, Yan Bai, Xianqiang He, Shu-Lun Wang, Selvaraj Kandasamy, Jiann-Yuh Lou, Ben-Jei Tsuang, Hsien-Wen Chen, Ruo-Shan Tseng & Yiing Jang Yang (2019) East China Sea increasingly gains limiting nutrient P from South China Sea, (Nature) Scientific Reports, volume 9, Article number: 5648, doi:10.1038/s41598-019-42020-4

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., Borsheim, Y., Bracher, A., Brando, V., Canuti, E., Chavez, F., Cianca, A., Claustre, H., Clementson, L., Crout, R., Frouin, R., García-Soto, C., Gibb, S. W., Gould, R., Hooker, S. B., Kahru, M., Kampel, M., Klein, H., Kratzer, S., Kudela, R., Ledesma, J., Loisel, H., Matrai, P., McKee, D., Mitchell, B. G., Moisan, T., Muller-Karger, F., O'Dowd, L., Ondrusek, M., Platt, T., Poulton, A. J., Repecaud, M., Schroeder, T., Smyth, T., Smythe-Wright, D., Sosik, H. M., Twardowski, M., VelluCCI, V., Voss, K., Werdell, J., Wernand, M., Wright, S., and Zibordi, G. (2019) A compilation of global bio-optical in situ data for ocean-colour satellite applications – version two, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 11, 1037–1068,

Volpe, G., Colella, S., Brando, V. E., Forneris, V., La Padula, F., Di Cicco, A., Sammartino, M., Bracaglia, M., Artuso, F., and Santoleri, R.: Mediterranean ocean colour Level 3 operational multi-sensor processing, Ocean Sci., 15, 127–146,, 2019

Wojtasiewicz Bożena, Trull Thomas W., Clementson Lesley, Davies Diana M., Patten Nicole L., Schallenberg Christina, Hardman-Mountford Nick J. (2019) Factors Controlling the Lack of Phytoplankton Biomass in Naturally Iron Fertilized Waters Near Heard and McDonald Islands in the Southern Ocean, Frontiers in Marine Science, 6 , doi:10.3389/fmars.2019.00531

Changjin Zhao, Joeran Maerz, Richard Hofmeister, Rüdiger Röttgers, Kai Wirtz, Rolf Riethmüller, Corinna Schrum (2019), Characterizing the vertical distribution of chlorophyll a in the German Bight, Continental Shelf Research, Volume 175, Pages 127-146, doi:10.1016/j.csr.2019.01.012.


Álvarez, E., Thoms, S., & Völker, C. ( 2018). Chlorophyll to carbon ratio derived from a global ecosystem model with photodamage. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 32, 799– 816.

Basterretxea, G., Font-Muñoz, J.S., Salgado-Hernanz, P.M., Arrieta, J. and Hernández-Carrasco, I., 2018. Patterns of chlorophyll interannual variability in Mediterranean biogeographical regions. Remote sensing of environment, 215, pp.7-17.

Balaguru K, Doney SC, Bianucci L, Rasch PJ, Leung LR, Yoon J-H, et al. (2018) Linking deep convection and phytoplankton blooms in the northern Labrador Sea in a changing climate. PLoS ONE 13(1): e0191509.

Bellacicco, M., Volpe, G., Briggs, N., Brando, V., Pitarch, J., Landolfi, A., et al. ( 2018). Global distribution of non‐algal particles from ocean color data and implications for phytoplankton biomass detection. Geophysical Research Letters, 45, 7672– 7682.

Ciavatta, S., Brewin, R. J. W., Skákala, J., Polimene, L., de Mora, L., Artioli, Y., & Allen, J. I. ( 2018). Assimilation of ocean‐color plankton functional types to improve marine ecosystem simulations. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 123, 834– 854.

Corredor-Acosta, A.; Morales, C.E.; Brewin, R.J.W.; Auger, P.-A.; Pizarro, O.; Hormazabal, S.; Anabalón, V. Phytoplankton Size Structure in Association with Mesoscale Eddies off Central-Southern Chile: The Satellite Application of a Phytoplankton Size-Class Model. Remote Sens. 2018, 10, 834. 

Curran, K.; Brewin, R.J.W.; Tilstone, G.H.; Bouman, H.A.; Hickman, A. Estimation of Size-Fractionated Primary Production from Satellite Ocean Colour in UK Shelf Seas. Remote Sens. 2018, 10, 1389. 

Kirsten N. Fossum, Jurgita Ovadnevaite, Darius Ceburnis, Manuel Dall’Osto, Salvatore Marullo, Marco Bellacicco, Rafel Simó, Dantong Liu, Michael Flynn, Andreas Zuend & Colin O’Dowd, (2018) Summertime Primary and Secondary Contributions to Southern Ocean Cloud Condensation Nuclei (nature) Scientific Reports, volume 8, Article number: 13844

John A. Gittings, Dionysios E. Raitsos, George Krokos & Ibrahim Hoteit, (2018), Impacts of warming on phytoplankton abundance and phenology in a typical tropical marine ecosystem, (nature) Scientific Reports, volume 8, Article number: 2240, doi:10.1038/s41598-018-20560-5

Hammond, M. L., Beaulieu, C., Henson, S. A., & Sahu, S. K. ( 2018). Assessing the presence of discontinuities in the ocean color satellite record and their effects on chlorophyll trends and their uncertainties. Geophysical Research Letters, 45, 7654– 7662.

Henson, S.A., Cole, H.S., Hopkins, J., Martin, A.P. and Yool, A., 2018. Detection of climate change‐driven trends in phytoplankton phenology. Global change biology, 24(1), pp.e101-e111.

Kassi, J.-B.; Racault, M.-F.; Mobio, B.A.; Platt, T.; Sathyendranath, S.; Raitsos, D.E.; Affian, K. Remotely Sensing the Biophysical Drivers of Sardinella aurita Variability in Ivorian Waters. Remote Sens. 2018, 10, 785. 

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, 846– 854.

Kovač, Ž.; Platt, T.; Ninčević Gladan, Ž.; Morović, M.; Sathyendranath, S.; Raitsos, D.E.; Grbec, B.; Matić, F.; Veža, J. A 55-Year Time Series Station for Primary Production in the Adriatic Sea: Data Correction, Extraction of Photosynthesis Parameters and Regime Shifts. Remote Sens. 2018, 10, 1460. 

Kovač, Ž., Platt, T., Sathyendranath, S. and Lomas, M., 2018. Extraction of Photosynthesis Parameters from Time Series Measurements of In Situ Production: Bermuda Atlantic Time-Series Study. Remote Sensing, 10(6), p.915.

Land, P., Bailey, T., Taberner, M., Pardo, S., Sathyendranath, S., Nejabati Zenouz, K., Brammall, V., Shutler, J. and Quartly, G., 2018. A Statistical Modeling Framework for Characterising Uncertainty in Large Datasets: Application to Ocean Colour. Remote Sensing, 10(5), p.695.

Lavigne, H., Civitarese, G., Gačić, M., & D'Ortenzio, F. (2018). Impact of decadal reversals of the north Ionian circulation on phytoplankton phenology. Biogeosciences, 15(14), 4431-4445.

Lilian Anne Krug, Trevor Platt, Ana B. Barbosa, (2018) Delineation of ocean surface provinces over a complex marine domain (off SW Iberia): An objective abiotic-based approach, Regional Studies in Marine Science, 18,

Lilian Anne Krug, Trevor Platt, Shubha Sathyendranath, Ana B. Barbosa, (2018) Patterns and drivers of phytoplankton phenology off SW Iberia: A phenoregion based perspective, Progress in Oceanography, Volume 165, Pages 233-256, doi:10.1016/j.pocean.2018.06.010.

Li, W.; El-Askary, H.; Qurban, M.A.; Proestakis, E.; Garay, M.J.; Kalashnikova, O.V.; Amiridis, V.; Gkikas, A.; Marinou, E.; Piechota, T.; Manikandan, K.P. An Assessment of Atmospheric and Meteorological Factors Regulating Red Sea Phytoplankton Growth. Remote Sens. 2018, 10, 673. 

Liu, X.; Devred, E.; Johnson, C. Remote Sensing of Phytoplankton Size Class in Northwest Atlantic from 1998 to 2016: Bio-Optical Algorithms Comparison and Application. Remote Sens. 2018, 10, 1028. 

Lobanova, P.; Tilstone, G.H.; Bashmachnikov, I.; Brotas, V. 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. 2018, 10, 1116. 

Mayot, N., Matrai, P., Ellingsen, I.H., Steele, M., Johnson, K., Riser, S.C. and Swift, D., 2018. Assessing Phytoplankton Activities in the Seasonal Ice Zone of the Greenland Sea Over an Annual Cycle. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 123(11), pp.8004-8025.

Monolisha S., Platt Trevor, Sathyendranath Shubha, Jayasankar J., George Grinson, Jackson Thomas, (2018), Optical Classification of the Coastal Waters of the Northern Indian Ocean, Frontiers in Marine Science, 5, doi:10.3389/fmars.2018.00087

Piló, D., Barbosa, A.B., Teodósio, M.A., Encarnação, J., Leitão, F., Range, P., Krug, L.A., Cruz, J. and Chícharo, L., 2018. Are submarine groundwater discharges affecting the structure and physiological status of rocky intertidal communities?. Marine environmental research, 136, pp.158-173.

Sammartino, M., Marullo, S., Santoleri, R. and Scardi, M., (2018). Modelling the vertical distribution of phytoplankton biomass in the mediterranean sea from satellite data: A neural network approach. Remote Sensing, 10(10), p.1666.

Sathyendranath, S., Grant, M., Brewin, R.J.W., Brockmann, C., Brotas, V., Chuprin, A., Doerffer, R., Dowell, M., Farman, A., Groom, S. and Jackson, T., Version 3.1 Data. Centre for Environmental Data Analysis, 04 July 2018. doi: 10.5285/9c334fbe6d424a708cf3c4cf0c6a53f5.

Shovonlal Roy (2018), Distributions of phytoplankton carbohydrate, protein and lipid in the world oceans from satellite ocean colour, The ISME Journal, volume 12, pages 1457–1472, doi:10.1038/s41396-018-0054-8

Shah, Phiros and Sajeev, R and Santhosh, K M and Thara, K J and Muhammad, Shafeeque and John, K Lix and George, Grinson (2018) Observed signals of upwelling and downwelling along the west coast of India. Indian Journal of Geo-Marine Sciences, 47 (3). pp. 604-612. 

Skákala, J., Ford, D. A., Brewin, R. J. W., McEwan, R., Kay, S., Taylor, B. H., et al. ( 2018). The assimilation of phytoplankton functional types for operational forecasting in the northwest European Shelf. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 123, 5230– 5247.

P.J. Vidya, Siby Kurian, (2018) Impact of 2015–2016 ENSO on the winter bloom and associated phytoplankton community shift in the northeastern Arabian Sea, Journal of Marine Systems, Volume 186, Pages 96-104, doi:10.1016/j.jmarsys.2018.06.005.


Jim Aiken, Robert J.W. Brewin, Francois Dufois, Luca Polimene, Nick J. Hardman-Mountford, Thomas Jackson, Ben Loveday, Silvana Mallor Hoya, Giorgio Dall’Olmo, John Stephens, Takafumi Hirata, (2017) A synthesis of the environmental response of the North and South Atlantic Sub-Tropical Gyres during two decades of AMT, Progress in Oceanography, Volume 158, Pages 236-254,

Al-Naimi, N.; Raitsos, D.E.; Ben-Hamadou, R.; Soliman, Y. Evaluation of Satellite Retrievals of Chlorophyll-a in the Arabian Gulf. Remote Sens. 2017, 9, 301. 

Brewin Robert J. W., Ciavatta Stefano, Sathyendranath Shubha, Jackson Thomas, Tilstone Gavin, Curran Kieran, Airs Ruth L., Cummings Denise, Brotas Vanda, Organelli Emanuele, Dall'Olmo Giorgio, Raitsos Dionysios E. (2017) Uncertainty in Ocean-Color Estimates of Chlorophyll for Phytoplankton Groups, Frontiers in Marine Science, 4, doi:10.3389/fmars.2017.00104 

Buchwitz, M., Lavender, S. and Chuvieco, E. (2017). Special issue on earth observation of essential climate variables, Remote Sensing of Environment, DOI: 10.1016/j.rse.2017.09.001

Wee Cheah, Mariana A. Soppa, Sonja Wiegmann, Sharyn Ossebaar, Luis M. Laglera, Volker H. Strass, Juan Santos-Echeandía, Mario Hoppema, Dieter Wolf-Gladrow, Astrid Bracher, (2017) Importance of deep mixing and silicic acid in regulating phytoplankton biomass and community in the iron-limited Antarctic Polar Front region in summer, Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, Volume 138,

Di Cicco Annalisa, Sammartino Michela, Marullo Salvatore, Santoleri Rosalia (2017) Regional Empirical Algorithms for an Improved Identification of Phytoplankton Functional Types and Size Classes in the Mediterranean Sea Using Satellite Data, Frontiers in Marine Science, 4, doi:10.3389/fmars.2017.00126

Dreano, D., Tsiaras, K., Triantafyllou, G. et al. (2017), Efficient ensemble forecasting of marine ecology with clustered 1D models and statistical lateral exchange: application to the Red Sea, Ocean Dynamics, 67: 935.,  doi:10.1007/s10236-017-1065-0

Evers-King Hayley, Martinez-Vicente Victor, Brewin Robert J. W., Dall'Olmo Giorgio, Hickman Anna E., Jackson Thomas, Kostadinov Tihomir S., Krasemann Hajo, Loisel Hubert, Röttgers Rüdiger, Roy Shovonlal, Stramski Dariusz, Thomalla Sandy, Platt Trevor, Sathyendranath Shubha (2017), Validation and Intercomparison of Ocean Color Algorithms for Estimating Particulate Organic Carbon in the Oceans  Frontiers in Marine Science , 4, doi:10.3389/fmars.2017.00251

David Ford, Rosa Barciela, (2017), Global marine biogeochemical reanalyses assimilating two different sets of merged ocean colour products, Remote Sensing of Environment, Volume 203, Pages 40-54,

Gharamti, M.E., Samuelsen, A., Bertino, L., Simon, E., Korosov, A. and Daewel, U., 2017. Online tuning of ocean biogeochemical model parameters using ensemble estimation techniques: application to a one-dimensional model in the North Atlantic. Journal of Marine Systems, 168, pp.1-16.

Jackson Thomas, Sathyendranath Shubha, Platt Trevor (2017) An Exact Solution For Modeling Photoacclimation of the Carbon-to-Chlorophyll Ratio in Phytoplankton, Frontiers in Marine Science, 4, doi:10.3389/fmars.2017.00283 

Jackson Thomas , Sathyendranath Shubha, Mélin Frédéric, (2017) An improved optical classification scheme for the Ocean Colour Essential Climate Variable and its applications, Remote Sensing of Environment, Volume 203, Pages 152-161, doi:10.1016/j.rse.2017.03.036.

John A. Gittings, Dionysios E. Raitsos, Marie-Fanny Racault, Robert J.W. Brewin, Yaswant Pradhan, Shubha Sathyendranath, Trevor Platt, (2017) Seasonal phytoplankton blooms in the Gulf of Aden revealed by remote sensing, Remote Sensing of Environment, Volume 189, Pages 56-66,

Gómez-Letona Markel, Ramos Antonio G., Coca Josep, Arístegui Javier (2017) Trends in Primary Production in the Canary Current Upwelling System—A Regional Perspective Comparing Remote Sensing Models, Frontiers in Marine Science, 4, doi:10.3389/fmars.2017.00370

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, 31, 1103– 1117, doi:10.1002/2016GB005600

Huang, J., Xu, F., Zhou, K., Xiu, P., and Lin, Y. ( 2017), Temporal evolution of near‐surface chlorophyll over cyclonic eddy lifecycles in the southeastern Pacific, J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 122, 6165– 6179, doi:10.1002/2017JC012915

Kondrik, D., Pozdnyakov, D. & Pettersson, L. Izv. (2017) Tendencies in Coccolithophorid Blooms in Some Marine Environments of the Northern Hemisphere according to the Data of Satellite Observations in 1998–2013, Atmos. Ocean. Phys. 53: 955.

Krug, L. A., Platt, T., Sathyendranath, S., & Barbosa, A. B. (2017). Unravelling region-specific environmental drivers of phytoplankton across a complex marine domain (off SW Iberia). Remote sensing of environment, 203, 162-184.

Krug, L.A., Platt, T., Sathyendranath, S. and Barbosa, A.B., 2017. Ocean surface partitioning strategies using Ocean Colour Remote Sensing: a review. Progress in Oceanography, 155, pp.41-53.

Li, W.; El-Askary, H.; ManiKandan, K.P.; Qurban, M.A.; Garay, M.J.; Kalashnikova, O.V. 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 Sens. 2017, 9, 778. 

Losa Svetlana N., Soppa Mariana A., Dinter Tilman, Wolanin Aleksandra, Brewin Robert J. W., Bricaud Annick, Oelker Julia, Peeken Ilka, Gentili Bernard, Rozanov Vladimir, Bracher Astrid (2017) Synergistic Exploitation of Hyper- and Multi-Spectral Precursor Sentinel Measurements to Determine Phytoplankton Functional Types (SynSenPFT), Frontiers in Marine Science, 4, doi:10.3389/fmars.2017.00203 

Martínez-Vicente Víctor, Evers-King Hayley, Roy Shovonlal, Kostadinov Tihomir S., Tarran Glen A., Graff Jason R., Brewin Robert J. W., Dall'Olmo Giorgio, Jackson Tom, Hickman Anna E., Röttgers Rüdiger, Krasemann Hajo, Marañón Emilio, Platt Trevor, Sathyendranath Shubha (2017), Intercomparison of Ocean Color Algorithms for Picophytoplankton Carbon in the Ocean, Frontiers in Marine Science, 4,  doi:10.3389/fmars.2017.00378 

F. Mélin, V. Vantrepotte, A. Chuprin, M. Grant, T. Jackson, S. Sathyendranath, (2017) 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 Environment, Volume 203, Pages 139-151,  doi:10.1016/j.rse.2017.03.039.

Meyssignac, B., Piecuch, C.G., Merchant, C.J. et al. (2017) Causes of the Regional Variability in Observed Sea Level, Sea Surface Temperature and Ocean Colour Over the Period 1993–2011, Surv Geophys 38: 187.

Navarro Gabriel, Almaraz Pablo, Caballero Isabel, Vázquez Águeda, Huertas Isabel E. (2017)

Reproduction of Spatio-Temporal Patterns of Major Mediterranean Phytoplankton Groups from Remote Sensing OC-CCI Data, Frontiers in Marine Science , 4, doi:10.3389/fmars.2017.00246    

Platt, T., Sathyendranath, S., White III, G.N., Jackson, T., Saux Picart, S. and Bouman, H., 2017. Primary Production: Sensitivity to Surface Irradiance and Implications for Archiving Data. Frontiers in Marine Science, 4, p.387.

Viena Puigcorbé, Montserrat Roca-Martí, Pere Masqué, Claudia R. Benitez-Nelson, Michiel Rutgers v. d. Loeff, Luis M. Laglera, Astrid Bracher, Wee Cheah, Volker H. Strass, Mario Hoppema, Juan Santos-Echeandía, Brian P.V. Hunt, Evgeny A. Pakhomov, Christine Klaas, (2017) Particulate organic carbon export across the Antarctic Circumpolar Current at 10°E: Differences between north and south of the Antarctic Polar Front, Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, Volume 138, doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2016.05.016.

Racault MF., Sathyendranath S., Menon N., Platt T. (2017) Phenological Responses to ENSO in the Global Oceans. In: Cazenave A., Champollion N., Paul F., Benveniste J. (eds) Integrative Study of the Mean Sea Level and Its Components. Space Sciences Series of ISSI, vol 58. Springer, Cham

Racault Marie-Fanny, Sathyendranath Shubha, Brewin Robert J. W., Raitsos Dionysios E., Jackson Thomas, Platt Trevor (2017), Impact of El Niño Variability on Oceanic Phytoplankton, Frontiers in Marine Science, 4, doi:10.3389/fmars.2017.00133  

Racault, M.F., Takara, K., Miyazawa, Y., Kuroki, R., Yamagata, T. and Yamashiki, Y., 2017. Modeling of Extreme Freshwater Outflow from the North-Eastern Japanese River Basins to Western Pacific Ocean.

Montserrat Roca-Martí, Viena Puigcorbé, Morten H. Iversen, Michiel Rutgers van der Loeff, Christine Klaas, Wee Cheah, Astrid Bracher, Pere Masqué, (2017) High particulate organic carbon export during the decline of a vast diatom bloom in the Atlantic sector of the Southern Ocean, Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, Volume 138,

Shovonlal Roy, Shubha Sathyendranath, Trevor Platt, (2017) Size-partitioned phytoplankton carbon and carbon-to-chlorophyll ratio from ocean colour by an absorption-based bio-optical algorithm, Remote Sensing of Environment, Volume 194, Pages 177-189,

S. Sathyendranath, Robert J.W. Brewin, Thomas Jackson, Frédéric Mélin, Trevor Platt, (2017) Ocean-colour products for climate-change studies: What are their ideal characteristics?, Remote Sensing of Environment, Volume 203, Pages 125-138,

Sathyendranath S., Bracher A., Brockmann C., Platt T., Ramon D., Regner P.(2017) Colour and Light in the Ocean (CLEO) 2016: A Scientific Roadmap from the CLEO Workshop Organised by ESA and PML. Held at ESRIN, Frascati, Italy on 6-8 September, 2016.

Shafeeque Muhammad, Sathyendranath Shubha, George Grinson, Balchand Alungal N., Platt Trevor (2017) Comparison of Seasonal Cycles of Phytoplankton Chlorophyll, Aerosols, Winds and Sea-Surface Temperature off Somalia, Frontiers in Marine Science, 4, doi:10.3389/fmars.2017.00386

Smyth, T., Quartly, G., Jackson, T., Tarran, G., Woodward, M., Harris, C., Gallienne, C., Thomas, R., Airs, R., Cummings, D. and Brewin, R., 2017. Determining Atlantic Ocean province contrasts and variations. Progress in oceanography, 158, pp.19-40.

Volker H. Strass, Harry Leach, Hartmut Prandke, Matthew Donnelly, Astrid U. Bracher, Dieter A. Wolf-Gladrow, (2017) The physical environmental conditions for biogeochemical differences along the Antarctic Circumpolar Current in the Atlantic Sector during late austral summer 2012, Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, Volume 138, Pages 6-25,


Bacha, M. , Jeyid, M. A., Vantrepotte, V. , Dessailly, D. and Amara, R. (2017), Environmental effects on the spatio‐temporal patterns of abundance and distribution of Sardina pilchardus and sardinella off the Mauritanian coast (North‐West Africa). Fish. Oceanogr., 26: 282-298. doi:10.1111/fog.12192

André Belo Couto, Vanda Brotas, Frédéric Mélin, Steve Groom & Shubha Sathyendranath (2016) Inter-comparison of OC-CCI chlorophyll-a estimates with precursor data sets, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 37:18, 4337-4355, DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2016.1209313

Robert J.W. Brewin, Giorgio Dall'Olmo, Silvia Pardo, Virginie van Dongen-Vogels, Emmanuel S. Boss, (2016), Underway spectrophotometry along the Atlantic Meridional Transect reveals high performance in satellite chlorophyll retrievals, Remote Sensing of Environment, Volume 183, Pages 82-97,

Giorgio Dall'Olmo, James Dingle, Luca Polimene, Robert J. W. Brewin & Hervé Claustre, (2016) Substantial energy input to the mesopelagic ecosystem from the seasonal mixed-layer pump, Nature Geoscience volume 9, pages 820–823, doi:10.1038/ngeo2818

Ciavatta, S., Kay, S., Saux‐Picart, S., Butenschön, M. and Allen, J.I., (2016). Decadal reanalysis of biogeochemical indicators and fluxes in the North West European shelf‐sea ecosystem. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 121(3), pp.1824-1845.

Dreano D, Raitsos DE, Gittings J, Krokos G, Hoteit I (2016) The Gulf of Aden Intermediate Water Intrusion Regulates the Southern Red Sea Summer Phytoplankton Blooms. PLoS ONE 11(12): e0168440.

Herr, H., Viquerat, S., Siegel, V., Kock, K. H., Dorschel, B., Huneke, W. G., ... & Gutt, J. (2016). Horizontal niche partitioning of humpback and fin whales around the West Antarctic Peninsula: evidence from a concurrent whale and krill survey. Polar Biology, 39(5), 799-818.

Kahru, M., Elmgren, R., and Savchuk, O. P. (2016) Changing seasonality of the Baltic Sea, Biogeosciences, 13, 1009–1018,

Kahru, M., Lee, Z., Mitchell, B. G., & Nevison, C. D. (2016). Effects of sea ice cover on satellite-detected primary production in the Arctic Ocean. Biology letters, 12(11), 20160223.

Kratzer S. et al. (2016) Multitemporal Remote Sensing of Coastal Waters. In: Ban Y. (eds) Multitemporal Remote Sensing. Remote Sensing and Digital Image Processing, vol 20. Springer, Cham

Mélin, F., Sclep, G., Jackson, T., & Sathyendranath, S. (2016). Uncertainty estimates of remote sensing reflectance derived from comparison of ocean color satellite data sets. Remote sensing of environment, 177, 107-124.

Mélin, F., 2016. Impact of inter-mission differences and drifts on chlorophyll-a trend estimates. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 37(10), pp.2233-2251.

Nieto, K, Mélin , F (2016) Variability of chlorophyll-a concentration in the Gulf of Guinea and its relation to physical oceanographic variables. Progress in Oceanography 151 (2017) 97–115.

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, doi:10.1002/2015GL066979

Sathyendranath, S., Groom, S., Grant, M., Brewin, R., Thompson, A., Chuprin, A., Horseman, A., Jackson, T., Vicente, V.M., Platt, T. and Brockmann, C., 2016. ESA ocean colour climate change initiative (ocean− colour− cci): Version 1.0 data. Centre Environ. Data Anal.

Sathyendranath, S.; Groom, S.; Grant, M.; Brewin, R.J.W.; Thompson, A.; Chuprin, A.; Horseman, A.; Jackson, T.; Martinez Vicente, V.; Platt, T.; Brockmann, C.; Zühlke, M.; Doerffer, R.; Valente, A.; Brotas, V.; Krasemann, H.; Müller, D.; Dowell, M.; Mélin, F.; Swinton, J.; Farman, A.; Lavender, S.; Moore, T.S.; Regner, P.; Roy, S.; Steinmetz, F.; Mazeran, C.; Brando, V.E.; Taberner, M.; Antoine, D.; Arnone, R.; Balch, W.M.; Barker, K.; Barlow, R.; Bélanger, S.; Berthon, J.-F.; Beşiktepe, Ş.; 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.; Feldman, G.; Franz, B.; 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.; Zibordi, G. (2016): ESA Ocean Colour Climate Change Initiative (Ocean_Colour_cci): Version 2.0 Data. Centre for Environmental Data Analysis, 20 December 2016. doi:10.5285/b0d6b9c5-14ba-499f-87c9-66416cd9a1dc.

Soppa, M.A.; Völker, C.; Bracher, A. Diatom Phenology in the Southern Ocean: Mean Patterns, Trends and the Role of Climate Oscillations. Remote Sens. 2016, 8, 420. 

Karina von Schuckmann, Pierre-Yves Le Traon, Enrique Alvarez-Fanjul, Lars Axell, Magdalena Balmaseda, Lars-Anders Breivik, Robert J. W. Brewin, Clement Bricaud, Marie Drevillon, Yann Drillet, Clotilde Dubois, Owen Embury, Hélène Etienne, Marcos García Sotillo, Gilles Garric, Florent Gasparin, Elodie Gutknecht, Stéphanie Guinehut, Fabrice Hernandez, Melanie Juza, Bengt Karlson, Gerasimos Korres, Jean-François Legeais, Bruno Levier, Vidar S. Lien, Rosemary Morrow, Giulio Notarstefano, Laurent Parent, Álvaro Pascual, Begoña Pérez-Gómez, Coralie Perruche, Nadia Pinardi, Andrea Pisano, Pierre-Marie Poulain, Isabelle M. Pujol, Roshin P. Raj, Urmas Raudsepp, Hervé Roquet, Annette Samuelsen, Shubha Sathyendranath, Jun She, Simona Simoncelli, Cosimo Solidoro, Jonathan Tinker, Joaquín Tintoré, Lena Viktorsson, Michael Ablain, Elin Almroth-Rosell, Antonio Bonaduce, Emanuela Clementi, Gianpiero Cossarini, Quentin Dagneaux, Charles Desportes, Stephen Dye, Claudia Fratianni, Simon Good, Eric Greiner, Jerome Gourrion, Mathieu Hamon, Jason Holt, Pat Hyder, John Kennedy, Fernando Manzano-Muñoz, Angélique Melet, Benoit Meyssignac, Sandrine Mulet, Bruno Buongiorno Nardelli, Enda O’Dea, Einar Olason, Aurélien Paulmier, Irene Pérez-González, Rebecca Reid, Marie-Fanny Racault, Dionysios E. Raitsos, Antonio Ramos, Peter Sykes, Tanguy Szekely & Nathalie Verbrugge (2016) The Copernicus Marine Environment Monitoring Service Ocean State Report, Journal of Operational Oceanography, 9:sup2, s235-s320, DOI: 10.1080/1755876X.2016.1273446

Andrew N. Tyler, Peter D. Hunter, Evangelos Spyrakos, Steve Groom, Adriana Maria Constantinescu, Jonathan Kitchen, (2016) Developments in Earth observation for the assessment and monitoring of inland, transitional, coastal and shelf-sea waters, Science of The Total Environment, Volume 572, Pages 1307-1321,

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. (2016) A compilation of global bio-optical in situ data for ocean-colour satellite applications, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 8, 235–252,


Robert J.W. Brewin, Shubha Sathyendranath, Thomas Jackson, Ray Barlow, Vanda Brotas, Ruth Airs, Tarron Lamont, (2015) Influence of light in the mixed-layer on the parameters of a three-component model of phytoplankton size class, Remote Sensing of Environment, Volume 168,

Brewin, R. J., Sathyendranath, S., Müller, D., Brockmann, C., Deschamps, P. Y., Devred, E., ... & Groom, S. (2015). The Ocean Colour Climate Change Initiative: III. A round-robin comparison on in-water bio-optical algorithms. Remote Sensing of Environment, 162, 271-294.

Brewin, R.J., Raitsos, D.E., Dall'Olmo, G., Zarokanellos, N., Jackson, T., Racault, M.F., Boss, E.S., Sathyendranath, S., Jones, B.H. and Hoteit, I., 2015. Regional ocean-colour chlorophyll algorithms for the Red Sea. Remote Sensing of Environment, 165, pp.64-85.

Fernandes, J.A., Kay, S., Hossain, M.A., Ahmed, M., Cheung, W.W., 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 Journal of Marine Science, 73(5), pp.1357-1369.

Kim, Y. S., Jang, C. J., & Son, Y. B. (2015). Interannual Variability of Summer Chlorophyll in the Southern Ocean: ENSO Effects. Ocean and Polar Research, 37(2), 149-159.

Kovač, Ž., Platt, T., Sathyendranath, S., Morović, M. and Jackson, T., 2015. Recovery of photosynthesis parameters from in situ profiles of phytoplankton production. ICES Journal of Marine Science, 73(2), pp.275-285.

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

Pitarch, J., Volpe, G., Colella, S., Krasemann, H. and Santoleri, R., 2015. Remote sensing of chlorophyll in the Baltic Sea at basin scale from 1997 to 2012 using merged multisensor data. Ocean Science Discussions, 12(5).

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 IberiaRemote Sensing of Environment, 168: 403-419.

Marie-Fanny Racault, Dionysios E. Raitsos, Michael L. Berumen, Robert J.W. Brewin, Trevor Platt, Shubha Sathyendranath, Ibrahim Hoteit, (2015) Phytoplankton phenology indices in coral reef ecosystems: Application to ocean-color observations in the Red Sea, Remote Sensing of Environment, Volume 160, Pages 222-234,

Sá, C., D'Alimonte, D., Brito, A.C., Kajiyama, T., Mendes, C.R., Vitorino, J., Oliveira, P.B., Da Silva, J.C.B. and Brotas, V., 2015. Validation of standard and alternative satellite ocean-color chlorophyll products off Western Iberia. Remote Sensing of Environment, 168, pp.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.

2014 and older

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.

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.

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, 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, 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, St (2013) The Ocean Colour Climate Change Initiative I: A round-robin comparison on in-water bio-optical algorithms, Remote Sensing of Environment

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

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

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

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.

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 OverviewCanadian Journal of Remote Sensing, Vol 36, No 5: 448-497. 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