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Integrating Inland and Coastal Water Quality Data for Actionable Knowledge

Ghada Y.H. El Serafy, Blake A. Schaeffer, Merrie-Beth Neely, Anna Spinosa, Daniel Odermatt, Kathleen C. Weathers, Theo Baracchini, Damien Bouffard, Laurence Carvalho, Robyn N. Conmy, Liesbeth De Keukelaere, Peter D. Hunter (+10 others)
2021 Remote Sensing  
Water quality measures for inland and coastal waters are available as discrete samples from professional and volunteer water quality monitoring programs and higher-frequency, near-continuous data from  ...  Yet, methods for scaling water quality data across regions and beyond, to provide actionable knowledge for stakeholders, have emerged only recently, particularly with the availability of satellite data  ...  Acknowledgments: Contributions were made from members of the Group on Earth Observations  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs13152899 fatcat:pnqlh2msqjfpbg34oiqdmj2fn4

Citclops: A next-generation sensor system for the monitoring of natural waters and a citizens' observatory for the assessment of ecosystems' status

Luigi Ceccaroni, Jaume Piera, Marcel R Wernand, Oliver Zielinski, Julia A Busch, Hendrik Jan Van Der Woerd, Raul Bardaji, Anna Friedrichs, Stéfani Novoa, Peter Thijsse, Filip Velickovski, Meinte Blaas (+1 others)
2020 PLoS ONE  
environment (water colour, transparency and fluorescence) to an improved management of data collected with citizen participation.  ...  The new sensors, based on optical technologies, respond to a number of scientific, technical and societal objectives, ranging from more precise monitoring of key environmental descriptors of the aquatic  ...  His dedication to the study of the colour and clarity of the sea and his drive for citizen involvement was a great inspiration to the Citclops project and its participants.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0230084 pmid:32214341 pmcid:PMC7098649 fatcat:wnrwd7b7ejejrjfrhot6iotz5a

Monitoring and Evaluating Nature-Based Solutions Implementation in Urban Areas by Means of Earth Observation

Nektarios Chrysoulakis, Giorgos Somarakis, Stavros Stagakis, Zina Mitraka, Man-Sing Wong, Hung-Chak Ho
2021 Remote Sensing  
This study reviews the EO potential in the monitoring and evaluation of NBS implementation in cities, indicating that satellite observations combined with data from complementary sources may provide an  ...  Concerning environmental impacts, monitoring and evaluation is an important step of NBS management, where earth observation (EO) can contribute.  ...  on the Aerodynamic Resistance Method, outlined in Figure 4 .  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs13081503 fatcat:lafhxd5eeveulj6e7ozdqosxrm

Artificial Intelligence and Earth Observation to Explore Water Quality in the Wadden Sea [chapter]

Luigi Ceccaroni, Filip Velickovski, Meinte Blaas, Marcel R. Wernand, Anouk Blauw, Laia Subirats
2018 Earth Observation Open Science and Innovation  
Earth-observation systems (satellites and in situ monitoring) are routinely used to collect information about water quality.  ...  This chapter describes a decision support system used to predict optical water-quality indicators in the Wadden Sea, which is an intertidal marine system, where natural processes related to sediment transport  ...  in activities in which water quality has a role; and • to provide citizens with powerful, user-friendly tools for environmental-data interpretation.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-65633-5_18 fatcat:e46zyapdmvcgrdre6tona6wdfa

Earth Observation—UK Perspective and Policy [chapter]

Martin Sweeting
2017 Satellite Earth Observations and Their Impact on Society and Policy  
The emergence of crowd sourcing and 'citizen science', when combined with authoritative data sources, could provide unprecedented feedback on the effectiveness of policy and timely evidence of environmental  ...  This, coupled with the wider use of opportunistic data from systems not originally designed for environmental observation (hand-held devices, cars, aircraft, etc.), could result in an entirely new dimension  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-981-10-3713-9_6 fatcat:gy5vsugmxvgtzgf7tv772ytxci

Monitoring the Spread of Water Hyacinth (Pontederia crassipes): Challenges and Future Developments

Aviraj Datta, Savitri Maharaj, G. Nagendra Prabhu, Deepayan Bhowmik, Armando Marino, Vahid Akbari, Srikanth Rupavatharam, J. Alice R. P. Sujeetha, Girish Gunjotikar Anantrao, Vidhu Kampurath Poduvattil, Saurav Kumar, Adam Kleczkowski
2021 Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution  
Water hyacinth (Pontederia crassipes, also referred to as Eichhornia crassipes) is one of the most invasive weed species in the world, causing significant adverse economic and ecological impacts, particularly  ...  This review discusses the latest developments in the use of remote sensing and other technologies to monitor water hyacinth infestation, and proposes a novel, multi-modal approach that combines the strengths  ...  The availability of low-cost unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) equipped with high-quality digital cameras has resulted in a resurgence of such systems for environmental monitoring (Anker et al., 2014) .  ... 
doi:10.3389/fevo.2021.631338 fatcat:kaoq74k3nzew3imj5w7u4k7xea

Citizen Scientists Contribute to Real-Time Monitoring of Lake Water Quality Using 3D Printed Mini Secchi Disks

Grinson George, Nandini N. Menon, Anas Abdulaziz, Robert J. W. Brewin, P. Pranav, A. Gopalakrishnan, K. G. Mini, Somy Kuriakose, Shubha Sathyendranath, Trevor Platt
2021 Frontiers in Water  
In-situ data from scientists were used to check the quality of a subset of the citizen observations.  ...  Citizens provided with scientific tools can make their own judgement on the quality of water that they use, helping toward Sustainable Development Goal 6 of clean water.  ...  , 2015) which we employ as an innovative pathway to monitor water quality.  ... 
doi:10.3389/frwa.2021.662142 fatcat:jtrzlf4a7vgcpohxebba5rfb2i

Measurements and Observations in the XXI century (MOXXI): innovation and multi-disciplinarity to sense the hydrological cycle

Flavia Tauro, John Selker, Nick van de Giesen, Tommaso Abrate, Remko Uijlenhoet, Maurizio Porfiri, Salvatore Manfreda, Kelly Caylor, Tommaso Moramarco, Jerome Benveniste, Giuseppe Ciraolo, Lyndon Estes (+18 others)
2018 Hydrological Sciences Journal  
The group comprises a growing community of techenthusiastic hydrologists that design and develop their own sensing systems, adopt a multidisciplinary perspective in tackling complex observations, often  ...  To promote the advancement of novel observation techniques that may lead to new sources of information to help better understand the hydrological cycle, the International Association of Hydrological Sciences  ...  The MOXXI Working Group is continuously looking for friends to engage in new exciting research.  ... 
doi:10.1080/02626667.2017.1420191 fatcat:xxkjykki55gu3huuiv73yf3sau

The role of remote sensing technology in the EU water framework directive (WFD)

Qiaoling Chen, Yuanzhi Zhang, Ari Ekroos, Martti Hallikainen
2004 Environmental Science and Policy  
In this paper, we present the role of remote sensing technology in the context of the monitoring of surface water status within the European union (EU) water framework directive (WFD).  ...  sensing technology to the monitoring of surface water status under this new water policy.  ...  The Academy of Finland and the Finnish Maj and Tor Nessling Foundation are acknowledged for their support.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.envsci.2004.05.002 fatcat:hmguqzd5yzghxc7kcpirjjc6mq

SIMILE, A GEOSPATIAL ENABLER OF THE MONITORING OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOAL 6 (ENSURE AVAILABILITY AND SUSTAINABILITY OF WATER FOR ALL)

M. A. Brovelli, M. Cannata, M. Rogora
2019 The International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences  
in the processes of knowledge and monitoring of the water resource.  ...  The technologies that will be used are based on open software so as to guarantee the replicability and sustainability of the system.  ...  We also want to thank IREA CNR for the collaboration related to satellite monitoring and the Regional Agency for Environmental Protection (ARPA) of the Lombardy Region for the cooperation in lake monitoring  ... 
doi:10.5194/isprs-archives-xlii-4-w20-3-2019 fatcat:runuwblg5ndcrnj2wuhitnuzwu

EOMORES Product and Service Portfolio [article]

Stefka Domuzova, Dimitrios Papadakis, Annelies Hommersom, Claudia Giardino, Mariano Bresciani, Miguel Dionisio Pires, Diana Vaiciute, Martynas Bucas, Saku Anttila, Andrew Tyler, Evangelos Spyrakos, Martin Ligi (+2 others)
2020 Zenodo  
An example of such maps, based on satellite observations of one of Italy's biggest lakes during 2017, is presented in the figure below.  ...  The mapping of bathing water quality and cyanobacteria surface accumulations can be performed using optical satellite imagery and, if available, in combination with in situ microbiological pollution data  ...  A B B R E V I AT I O N S The products in this Portfolio were developed under the EU-funded EOMORES project and are available on a commercial basis through the participating service providers.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4051596 fatcat:k32zjs7xvjcslldseriyslxh7e

A Review of the Tools Used for Marine Monitoring in the UK: Combining Historic and Contemporary Methods with Modeling and Socioeconomics to Fulfill Legislative Needs and Scientific Ambitions

Tim P. Bean, Naomi Greenwood, Rachel Beckett, Lauren Biermann, John P. Bignell, Jan L. Brant, Gordon H. Copp, Michelle J. Devlin, Stephen Dye, Stephen W. Feist, Liam Fernand, Dean Foden (+22 others)
2017 Frontiers in Marine Science  
It is expected that future assessments will use a combination of these along with those adopted as environmental quality standards under the WFD (Table S1 ; 26).  ...  High definition cameras can be mounted on towed or drop frames in combination with sensor arrays that record changes in various environmental parameters and can be deployed in habitats, such as over rocky  ... 
doi:10.3389/fmars.2017.00263 fatcat:mrwub5rtlvhxngses23wkn2ndi

Priorities to Advance Monitoring of Ecosystem Services Using Earth Observation

Anna F. Cord, Kate A. Brauman, Rebecca Chaplin-Kramer, Andreas Huth, Guy Ziv, Ralf Seppelt
2017 Trends in Ecology & Evolution  
Satellite Earth observation provides essential information on the functioning of ecosystems and on the drivers of environmental change.  ...  To provide guidance for priority setting and to spur research in this area, we propose five priorities to advance the capabilities of Earth observation-based monitoring of 35 ecosystem services in the  ...  Acknowledgements We acknowledge the very helpful comments and suggestions from Woody Turner, Paul Craze and three anonymous reviewers on an earlier version of this manuscript. This research was partly  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.tree.2017.03.003 pmid:28411950 fatcat:46f7lcyiobdexh2fjhbrmp6j3i

A Review of In-Situ and Remote Sensing Technologies to Monitor Water and Sanitation Interventions

Luis Andres, Kwasi Boateng, Christian Borja-Vega, Evan Thomas
2018 Water  
Efforts to measure the adoption of and compliance with key water and sanitation technologies-such as latrines, water pumps, and water filters-have often relied on surveys and field observations.  ...  Increased utilization of the latest Earth observations, citizen science and private sector data should be incorporated into data monitoring systems at all levels to complement existing data-collection  ...  The World Bank granted to Water a worldwide, non-exclusive license to publish its copyrighted material entitled. Author Thomas is a co-owner of SweetSense Inc., a company referenced in this work.  ... 
doi:10.3390/w10060756 fatcat:nqkddphngzgtje56rwvyceamu4

Digital Earth in Europe [chapter]

Mattia Marconcini, Thomas Esch, Felix Bachofer, Annekatrin Metz-Marconcini
2019 Manual of Digital Earth  
In recent years, with the advancements in technology and research as well as changes in society, Digital Earth transformed.  ...  An outlook on major upcoming initiatives is also provided.  ...  ) and Citclops (coastal and water quality monitoring).  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-981-32-9915-3_20 fatcat:z6dhgjrrkzeopndqba6vswn5lq
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