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Influence of Saharan aerosols on phytoplankton biomass in the tropical North Atlantic Ocean
Atmospheric transport of aerosols from desert regions of Africa supply nutrients, such as iron, to oligotrophic oceanic waters. Phytoplanktonic organisms in surface waters use bio-available Fe, increasing their rate of ...
Satellite remote sensing characterization of fish spawning aggregation sites in Puerto Rico and the United States Virgin Islands
This work investigates the seasonality of the satellite-derived chlorophyll signal (Chl-a) at eight (8) established fish spawning aggregation sites in Puerto Rico and the United States Virgin Islands and events that might ...
Benthic habitat mapping and bio-optical characterization La Parguera Marine Reserve using passive and active remote sensing data
Remote sensing techniques are widely useful in the field of oceanography and provide a better understanding of the dynamics of ocean circulation, in monitoring climate change, for navigation and fisheries management, and ...