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Ocean Primary Productivity Science Computing Facility

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SeaWiFS chlorophyll a monthly climatology


Recent Publications:
  • Bontempi, P.S., and J. A. Yoder. 2004. Spatial variability in SeaWiFS imagery of the South Atlantic bight as evidenced by gradients (fronts) in chlorophyll a and water-leaving radiance. Deep Sea Res. II, Vol. 51, No. 10-11, 1019-1032, doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2003.10.011.
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  • Schollaert, S. E., T. Rossby, and J. A.Yoder. 2004. Gulf Stream cross-frontal exchange: possible mechanisms to explain interannual variations in phytoplankton chlorophyll in the Slope Sea during the SeaWiFS years. Deep Sea Res. II, Vol. 51, No. 1-3, 173-188, doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2003.07.017.
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  • Uz, B.M., and J. A. Yoder. 2004. High frequency and mesoscale variability in SeaWiFS chlorophyll imagery and its relation to other remotely sensed oceanographic variables. Deep Sea Res. II, Vol. 51, No. 10-11, 1001-1017, doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2004.03.003.
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  • Yoder, J. A., and M. A. Kennelly. 2003. Seasonal and ENSO variability in global ocean phytoplankton chlorophyll derived from 4 years of SeaWiFS measurements Global Biogeochem. Cycles, Vol. 17, No. 4, 1112, doi:10.1029/2002GB001942.
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  • Schollaert, S. E., J. A. Yoder, J. E. O'Reilly, and D. L. Westphal. 2003. Influence of dust and sulfate aerosols on ocean color spectra and chlorophyll a concentrations derived from SeaWiFS off the U.S. east coast, J. Geophys. Res., 108(C6), 3191, doi:10.1029/2000JC000555.
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  • Schollaert, S.E., T. Rossby, and J.A. Yoder. 2003. Inter-annual variability of phytoplankton chlorophyll: monitoring slope waters linked to the Gulf Stream. Earth System Monitor Bulletin, 13 (3): 1-8.
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  • Keith, D.J., J.A. Yoder, and S.A. Freeman. 2002. Spatial and temporal distribution of coloured dissolved organic matter (CDOM) in Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island: Implications for phytoplankton in coastal waters. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 55, 705-717.
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  • Siegel, D.A., S.C. Doney, and J.A. Yoder. 2002. The North Atlantic spring phytoplankton bloom and Sverdrup's critical depth hypothesis. Science, 296: 730-733.
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  • Yoder, J.A., S.E. Schollaert, and J.E. O'Reilly. 2002. Climatological phytoplankton chlorophyll and sea-surface temperature patterns in continental shelf and slope waters off the Northeast U.S. coast. Limnol. Oceanogr., 47: 672-682.
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  • Yoder, J.A., J.K. Moore, and R.N. Swift. 2001. Putting together the big picture: remote-sensing observations of ocean color. Oceanography, 14(4): 33-40.
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  • Yoder, J.A., J.E. O'Reilly, A.H. Barnard, T.S. Moore and C.M. Ruhsam. 2001. "Variability in coastal zone color scanner (CZCS) chlorophyll imagery of ocean margin waters off the U.S. East Coast" Continental Shelf Res., 21: 1191-1218.
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  • Uz, B.M., J.A. Yoder and V. Osychny. 2001. "Pumping of nutrients to ocean surface waters by the action of propagating planetary waves" Nature, 409: 597-600.
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  • Ryan, J.P., J.A. Yoder and D.W. Townsend. 2001. "Influence of a Gulf Stream warm-core ring on water mass and chlorophyll distributions along the southern flank of Georges Bank." Deep-Sea Res II, 48: 159-178.
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  • Yoder, J.A., S.G. Ackleson, R.T. Barber, P.F. Flament, W.M. Balch. 1994. A line in the sea. Nature, 371: 689-692.
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    Completed Projects:

  • planetary wave propagation of chlorophyll anomalies
  • SeaWiFS atmospheric correction: different algorithms in the U.S. Northeast Coast region
  • Mid-Atlantic Bight sea-surface temperature, spring 1997
  • A Line in the Sea: biological response to an open-ocean front
  • Howard-Yoder-Ryan: semi-analytical ocean primary productivity model


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