Environmental Geochemistry and Sediment Quality in Lake Pontchartrain

Data Sources and References for Satellite Imagery

Data sources

Sources for the level 1b satellite data include:

  • Louisiana State University Earth Scan Laboratory (Dr. Oscar Huh, Director)
  • NOAA National Climatic Data Center (Satellite Data Services Division)
  • University of South Florida Department of Marine Science


Kidwell, K.B., 1991. NOAA- Polar Orbiter Data Users Guide (TIROS-N, NOAA--6, NOAA--7, NOAA--8, NOAA--9, NOAA--10, NOAA--11, NOAA--12). National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service, Washington, D.C.

Baird, B.H., 1998, The 1997 Bonnet Carré Spillway Opening: Popular Myth vs. Fact, in Lopez, this publication.

Dortch, Q., 1998, Algal Bloom Resulting from the Opening of the Bonnet Carré Spillway in 1997, in Lopez, this publication.

McClain, E.P., Pichel, W.P., and Walton, C.C., 1985, Comparative performance of advanced very high resolution radiometer-based multichannel sea surface temperatures: Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 90, p. 11,587-11,601.

Signell and others, This publication

Stumpf, R.P., 1992, Remote sensing of water clarity and suspended sediments in coastal waters: Needs and Solutions for Pollution Monitoring, Control, and Abatement, Proceedings First Thematic Conference on Remote Sensing for Marine and Coastal Environments, (SPIE 1930), ERIM, Ann Arbor Michigan, p. 293-305.

Stumpf, R.P., Gelfenbaum, G., and Pennock, J.R., 1993, Wind and tidal forcing of a buoyant plume, Mobile Bay, Alabama: Continental Shelf Research, v. 13, p. 1281-1301.

Stumpf, R.P. and Pennock, J.R., 1989, Calibration of a general optical equation for remote sensing of suspended sediments in a moderately turbid estuary: Journal of Geophysical Research - Oceans, v. 94(C10), p. 14,363-14,371.

Stumpf, R.P. and Pennock, J.R., 1991, Remote estimation of the diffuse attenuation coefficient in a moderately turbid estuary: Remote Sensing of Environment, v. 38, p. 183-191.

Stumpf, R.P., 1998, Satellite imagery of the North-Central Gulf of Mexico, June 1993 – May 1996: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 98-484 (CD-ROM).

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