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Prospects of Using Satellite Data for Determining Water Levels in Large Lakes and Reservoirs: A Case Study for Russian Water Bodies. Vuglinskii, V.S., Cretaux, J.F., Izmailova, A.V. et al. Russ. Meteorol. Hydrol. 49, 1–8 (2024)

Lake-TopoCat: A global lake drainage topology and catchment dataset. Sikder, M. S., Wang, J., Allen, G. H., Sheng, Y., Yamazaki, D., Song, C., Ding, M., Crétaux, J.-F., and Pavelsky, T. M., 2023.  Earth System Science Data, 15, 3483-3511,

Slow response of surface water temperature to fast atmospheric variability reveals mixing heterogeneity in a deep lake. Amadori, M., Bresciani, M., Giardino, C. et al. Sci Rep 14, 8459 (2024).

Lake Water Temperature Modeling in an Era of Climate Change: Data Sources, Models, and Future Prospects. Piccolroaz, S., Zhu, S., Ladwig, R.,Carrea, L., Oliver, S., Piotrowski, A. P.,et al. (2024). Reviews of Geophysics,62, e2023RG000816.

Surface water temperature observations and ice phenology estimations for 1.4 million lakes globally. Maartje C. Korver, Bernhard Lehner, Jeffrey A. Cardille, Laura Carrea, Remote Sensing of Environment, Volume 308,2024,114164,ISSN 0034-4257,

Challenges and prospects for modeling lake water temperature in a changing climate Piccolroaz, S., S. Zhu, R. Ladwig, L. Carrea, S. Oliver, A. P. Piotrowski, M. Ptak, R. Shinohara, M. Sojka, R. I. Woolway, and D. Z. Zhu (2024),, Eos, 105, Published on 1st March

Quantifying decadal stability of lake reflectance and chlorophyll-a from medium-resolution ocean color sensors. Xiaohan Liu, Mark Warren, Nick Selmes, Stefan G.H. Simis. Remote Sensing of Environment, Volume 306, 2024, 114120, ISSN 0034-4257.

Investigating the Impact of Wildfires on Lake Water Quality Using Earth Observation Satellites. Caroni, R.; Pinardi, M.; Free, G.; Stroppiana, D.; Parigi, L.; Tellina, G.; Bresciani, M.; Albergel, C.; Giardino, C. Appl. Sci. 2024, 14, 2626.

Detecting climate-related shifts in lakes: A review of the use of satellite Earth Observation. Calamita, E., Lever, J.J., Albergel, C., Woolway, R.I. and Odermatt, D. (2024) Limnol Oceanography,

Lake Tanganyika basin water storage variations analysis over 2003-2021 for water balance monitoring and flood study. Gbetkom P., Cretaux J-F., Biancamaria S, Blazquez A, Gosset M, Paris A, Tchilibou M, Laetitia Gal L, Kitambo B, Jucá Oliveira R-A. 2024, Remote Sensing Applications: Society and Environment, 34, 101182, ISSN 2352-9385,

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Assessing the impact of wildfires on water quality using satellite remote sensing: the Lake Baikal case study. Pinardi M, Stroppiana D, Caroni R, Parigi L, Tellina G, Free G, Giardino C, Albergel C and Bresciani M (2023) Front. Remote Sens. 4:1107275. doi: 10.3389/frsen.2023.1107275

Satellites reveal widespread decline in global lake water storage. Fangfant Yao, Ben Livneh, Balaji Rajagopalan , Jida Wang, Jean-François Crétaux, Yoshihide Wada and Muriel Bergé-Nguyen. Science380,743-749(2023).DOI:10.1126/science.abo2812

Satellite-derived multivariate world-wide lake physical variable timeseries for climate studies. Laura Carrea, Jean-François Crétaux, Xiaohan Liu, Yuhao Wu, Beatriz Calmettes, Claude R. Duguay, Christopher J. Merchant, Nick Selmes, Stefan G. H. Simis, Mark Warren, Hervé Yesou, Dagmar Müller, Dalin Jiang, Owen Embury, Muriel Bergé-Nguyen & Clément Albergel . Sci Data 10, 30 (2023).

Lake Chad vegetation cover and surface water variations in response to rainfall fluctuations under recent climate conditions (2000−2020). Paul Gérard Gbetkom, Jean-François Crétaux, Michel Tchilibou, Alice Carret, Manon Delhoume, Muriel Bergé-Nguyen, Florence Sylvestre. Science of The Total Environment, 2023.

A data-driven approach to flag land-affected signals in satellite derived water quality from small lakes. DalinJiang, JorritScholze, XiaohanLiu, Stefan G.H.Simis, KerstinStelzer, DagmarMüller, PeterHunter, AndrewTyler, EvangelosSpyrakos. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, Volume 117, 2023, 103188, ISSN 1569-8432,

Comparison and correction of satellite measurements using in-situ observations of lake surface heights: A case study in lake Baikal. V.S. Vuglinsky, J-F Cretaux, A.V. Izmailova, S.I. Gusev, M. Berge-Nguyen, B. Calmettes. Advances in Space Research, Volume 71, Issue 10, 2023, Pages 4030-4044, ISSN 0273-1177,

Inland Surface Waters Quantity Monitored from Remote Sensing. Cretaux, JF., Calmant, S., Papa, F. et al. Surv Geophys 44, 1519–1552 (2023).


A New Approach for the Estimation of Lake Ice Thickness From Conventional Radar Altimetry. A. Mangilli, P. Thibaut, C. R. Duguay and J. Murfitt. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, vol. 60, pp. 1-15, 2022, Art no. 4305515, doi: 10.1109/TGRS.2022.3186253

Observing trends and extreme events impacts on lakes using ESA CCI Climate Research Data Package. Monica Pinardi, Mariano Bresciani, Giulio Tellina , Gary Free, Daniela Stroppiana, Claudia Giardino, Stefan Simis, Jean-Francois Crétaux, Chris Merchant, Herve Yesou, Claude Duguay, Clément Albergel, Alice Andral, Bruno Coulon. Poster. CMUG meeting 2022.

Consolidation of datasets of Essential Climate Variables: case of the Lake Water Extent exploiting HR Imagery and Altimetry times series withing the ESA CCI Lakes Framework. H. Yésout, J-F Cretaux, T. Ledauphin, R. Braun, A. Caretto, J. Maxant and A. Andral. Recent Advances in Quantitative Remote Sensing. Poster. 19-23 September 2022. Torrent (Valencia), Spain.

Water Resources in Africa under Global Change: Role of Earth Observation and Models for Monitoring Surface Waters. Papa F., Crétaux J-F., Grippa M., Robert E., Mark Trigg M., Tshimanga R., Kitambo B., Adrien A., Carr A., Fleischmann A., De Fleury M., Gbetkom P-G., Calmettes B., and Calmant S., 2022, , Survey In geophysics,

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Investigating lake chlorophyll-a responses to the 2019 European double heatwave using satellite remote sensing. Gary Free, Mariano Bresciani, Monica Pinardi, Stefan Simis, Xiaohan Liu, Clément Albergel, Claudia Giardino. Ecological Indicators, Volume 142, 2022, 109217, ISSN 1470-160X

Shorter blooms expected with longer warm periods under climate change: an example from a shallow mesoeutrophic Mediterranean lake. Gary Free . Mariano Bresciani. Monica Pinardi . Steef Peters . Marnix Laanen . Rosalba Padula . Alessandra Cingolani . Fedra Charavgis .Claudia Giardino. Hydrobiologia (Dordr., Online) ISSN: 1573-5117 Kluwer


Giant ice rings in southern Baikal: multi-satellite data help to study ice cover dynamics and eddies under ice. Kouraev, A. V., Zakharova, E. A., Kostianoy, A. G., Shimaraev, M. N., Desinov, L. V., Petrov, E. A., Hall, N. M. J., Rémy, F., and Suknev, A. Y. The Cryosphere, 15, 4501–4516

Detecting climate driven changes in chlorophyll-a using high frequency monitoring: The impact of the 2019 european heatwave in three contrasting aquatic systems. Free, Gary; Bresciani, Mariano; Pinardi, Monica; Giardino, Claudia; Alikas, Krista; Kangro, Kersti; Rõõm, Eva Ingrid; Vaiciute, Diana; Bucas, Martynas; Ti?kus, Edvinas; Hommersom, Annelies; Laanen, Marnix; Peters, Steef. Sensors (Basel) ISSN: 1424-8220 Molecular Diversity Preservation International (MDPI)

Detecting Climate Driven Changes in Chlorophyll-a in Deep Subalpine Lakes Using Long Term Satellite Data. Gary Free, Mariano Bresciani , Monica Pinardi , Nicola Ghirardi , Giulia Luciani , Rossana Caroni and Claudia Giardino. Water (Basel) ISSN: 2073-4441 Molecular Diversity Preservation International

Assessment of machine learning classifiers for global ice cover mapping from MODIS TOA reflectance data. Wu, Y., C.R. Duguay and L. Xu, Remote Sensing of Environment.

River ice phenology and thickness from satellite altimetry. Potential for ice bridge road operation. Zakharova, E., S. Agafonova, C. Duguay C., N. Frolova, and A. Kouraev, E. et Al. The Cryosphere

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Long-Term Water Surface Area Monitoring and Derived Water Level Using Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) at Altevatn, a Medium-Sized Arctic Lake. Vickers H., Malnes E. and Høgda K-A. Remote Sens. 2019, 11(23), 2780

Retrieval of Chlorophyll-a concentration and associated product uncertainty in optically diverse lakes and reservoirs. Xiaohan Liu, Christopher Steele, Stefan Simis, Mark Warren, Andrew Tyler, Evangelos Spyrakos, Nick Selmes, Peter Hunter. Remote Sensing of Environment