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Satellite-Surface Perspectives of Air Quality and Aerosol-Cloud Effects on the Environment: An Overview of 7-SEAS/BASELInE

Si-Chee Tsay, Hal B. Maring, Neng-Huei Lin, Sumaman Buntoung, Somporn Chantara, Hsiao-Chi Chuang, Wan Wiriya, Ming-Cheng Yen, Shantanu K. Pani, Peter Pantina, Andrew M. Sayer, Wei-Kuo Tao (+14 others)
2016 Aerosol and Air Quality Research  
We present a satellite-surface perspective of 7-SEAS/BASELInE and highlight scientific findings concerning: (1) regional meteorology of moisture fields conducive to the production and maintenance of low-level  ...  constituents, (3) applications of remote sensing to air quality and impact on radiative energetics, examining the effect of diurnal variability of boundary-layer height on aerosol loading, (4) aerosol  ...  Moreover, ground-based observations over a distributed network, emphasizing the richness in spectral-temporal (remote sensing) and physiochemical (in-situ) sampling, complement satellites for essential  ... 
doi:10.4209/aaqr.2016.08.0350 fatcat:efarl6dtljefxggpxxwfkfw65u

Satellite remote sensing of surface air quality

Randall V. Martin
2008 Atmospheric Environment  
Capabilities for satellite remote sensing of these species in the boundary layer are reviewed for current instruments, along with physical processes affecting their accuracy and precision.  ...  Aerosol remote sensing at visible wavelengths exhibits high sensitivity to boundary layer concentrations.  ...  This work was supported by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, and by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2008.07.018 fatcat:jg5dzvwl7raypdm4xat6seoxni

Optical remote sensing of lakes: an overview on Lake Maggiore

Claudia Giardino, Mariano Bresciani, Daniela Stroppiana, Alessandro Oggioni, Giuseppe Morabito
2013 Journal of Limnology  
Then, examples of applications focused on Lake Maggiore, the second largest lake in Italy are discussed by presenting the temporal trend of chlorophyll-a (chl-a), suspended particulate matter (SPM), coloured  ...  In this work we present an overview of optical remote sensing techniques applied to lake water monitoring.  ...  In particular, Sentinel-3 will carry the SLSTR (Sea and Land Surface Temperature Radiometer) with thermal bands at 1 km of resolution and the Ocean and Land Colour Instrument (OLCI) which is based on heritage  ... 
doi:10.4081/jlimnol.2014.817 fatcat:unogad6xtfeopdqqc4zdnqokmm

Importance of satellite observations for high-resolution mapping of near-surface NO2 by machine learning

Minsu Kim, Dominik Brunner, Gerrit Kuhlmann
2021 Remote Sensing of Environment  
To estimate the NO 2 distribution at ground level, we used satellite observations of NO 2 vertical column density, land use data, meteorological fields and topographical information to train models with  ...  In this study, we report hourly maps of gridded near-surface NO 2 concentrations that are produced using an extreme gradient-boosted tree ensemble for an Alpine domain (Switzerland and northern Italy)  ...  Acknowledgement The authors thank the NABEL network operated by BAFU and Empa for providing additional data from Swiss air quality stations.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.rse.2021.112573 fatcat:sjaiip2nwvabdd7fkusfdnrkme

MODIS and OMI satellite observations supporting air quality monitoring

W. Di Nicolantonio, A. Cacciari, A. Petritoli, C. Carnevale, E. Pisoni, M. L. Volta, P. Stocchi, G. Curci, E. Bolzacchini, L. Ferrero, C. Ananasso, C. Tomasi
2009 Radiation Protection Dosimetry  
Daily maps of satellite-based PM 2.5 concentrations over northern Italy are derived. Monthly average values were compared with in situ PM 2.5 samplings showing good agreement.  ...  Within the framework of air quality monitoring, measurements by Earth-observing satellite sensors are combined here with regional meteorological and chemical transport models.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The authors gratefully acknowledge the TEMIS ESA project for providing OMI level 2 data and the PROMOTE ESA project in which the PM satellitebased activity has been partially developed  ... 
doi:10.1093/rpd/ncp231 pmid:19843549 fatcat:7djyqztdvrchzb27mkgqyb4y2u

Can Water Constituents Be Used as Proxy to Map Microplastic Dispersal Within Transitional and Coastal Waters?

Sarah Piehl, Elizabeth C. Atwood, Mathias Bochow, Hannes K. Imhof, Jonas Franke, Florian Siegert, Christian Laforsch
2020 Frontiers in Environmental Science  
Coastal accumulation of microplastic particles emitted from the Po River, Northern Italy: comparing remote sensing and hydrodynamic modelling with in situ sample collections. Mar. Pollut.  ...  Satellite image of suspended particulate matter (SPM) at the Elbe esturay.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fenvs.2020.00092 fatcat:z62vzpbyszdodi57whdug2dgr4

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  
This brochure showcases the products and services developed within the EU-funded project EOMORES.  ...  Bathing water classification of Lithuanian beaches in 2017, based on (a) based on public monitoring data (E. coli and intestinal enterococci, Kataržytė et al., 2018); (b) satellite remote sensing-based  ...  EOMORES provides overview maps of water turbidity from before and after the dredging, which are based on satellite images and high-frequency in situ monitoring.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4051596 fatcat:k32zjs7xvjcslldseriyslxh7e

Remote sensing in coastal water monitoring: Applications in the eastern Mediterranean Sea (IUPAC Technical Report)

Manos Dassenakis, Vasiliki Paraskevopoulou, Constantinos Cartalis, Nektaria Adaktilou, Katerina Katsiabani
2011 Pure and Applied Chemistry  
Remote sensing/satellite observation of land and oceans is a field of research that was developed during the second half of the 20th century, and its importance is widely recognised because of the amount  ...  There is continuous improvement of the methods and means of remote sensing observations in order to achieve more accurate and useful information.  ...  REMOTE SENSING APPLICATIONS: WEATHER SATELLITES-METEOROLOGY [1] Weather monitoring and forecasting was one of the first civilian (as opposed to military) applications of satellite remote sensing.  ... 
doi:10.1351/pac-rep-11-01-11 fatcat:tniz7vohb5dmxk74ci2i23cfbi

Bayesian geostatistical modelling of PM10 and PM2.5 surface level concentrations in Europe using high-resolution satellite-derived products

Anton Beloconi, Nektarios Chrysoulakis, Alexei Lyapustin, Jürg Utzinger, Penelope Vounatsou
2018 Environment International  
Air quality monitoring across Europe is mainly based on in situ ground stations, which are too sparse to accurately assess the exposure effects of air pollution for the entire continent.  ...  Here, we investigate the potential of satellite-derived products to improve particulate matter (PM) estimates.  ...  Particulate matter. a, b: Annual average concentrations of PM 10 and PM 2.5 in 2016 at 2289 and 1091 monitoring sites across Europe, respectively. c, d: Predicted annual average of PM 10 and PM 2.5 concentrations  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.envint.2018.08.041 fatcat:awxmfuranbfjnexqoesm3g4rn4

Operational Forecast and Daily Assessment of the Air Quality in Italy: A Copernicus-CAMS Downstream Service

Michele Stortini, Barbara Arvani, Marco Deserti
2020 Atmosphere  
The system forecasts and analyzes air quality throughout Italy, with a focus on Italian regions, for the principal pollutants: Particulate matter with diameter smaller than 10 μm (PM10), ozone (O3), and  ...  It includes a Chemical Transport Model (CTM) nested with the Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service (CAMS) global model and data from the air quality monitoring stations in Italy.  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors are thankful for the Regional Agency for Prevention Environment and Energy of Emilia-Romagna, Regional Agency for Environmental Prevention and Protection of Veneto, Regional  ... 
doi:10.3390/atmos11050447 fatcat:ckl77rc5vfcvfeqwn52i4dnreq

Synergy of multispectral and multisensors satellite observations to evaluate desert aerosol transport and impact of dust deposition on inland waters: study case of Lake Garda

Walter Di Nicolantonio, Ilaria Cazzaniga, Alessandra Cacciari, Mariano Bresciani, Claudia Giardino
2015 Journal of Applied Remote Sensing  
AERONET sun-photometer measurements, gravimetric particulate matter samplings, in situ chl-a concentration and surface temperature are employed to select events and assess the presence of desert dust and  ...  The capabilities of different Earth Observation multispectral satellites are employed for detecting and tracking of desert dust coming from North Africa toward the Northern Italy area and for evaluating  ...  Zibordi for Ispra and Venice sites and S. Corradini and S. Teggi for Modena. LST in situ measurements were kindly provided by G.  ... 
doi:10.1117/1.jrs.9.095980 fatcat:272qvaw42fgclg7hjggtxky3am

An Introduction to the Spatio-Temporal Analysis of Satellite Remote Sensing Data for Geostatisticians [chapter]

A. F. Militino, M. D. Ugarte, U. Pérez-Goya
2018 Handbook of Mathematical Geosciences  
Satellite remote sensing data have become available in meteorology, agriculture, forestry, geology, regional planning, hydrology or natural environment sciences since several decades ago, because satellites  ...  Here, we analyze the current use of some of the geostatistical tools in satellite image analysis, and provide an introduction to this subject for potential researchers.  ...  The first is based on the radiative transfer equation using in situ radiosounding data.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-78999-6_13 fatcat:e3xzehllirc4xj24n7htw4yclm

Influences of the 2010 Eyjafjallajökull volcanic plume on air quality in the northern Alpine region

K. Schäfer, W. Thomas, A. Peters, L. Ries, F. Obleitner, J. Schnelle-Kreis, W. Birmili, J. Diemer, W. Fricke, W. Junkermann, M. Pitz, S. Emeis (+12 others)
2011 Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics  
Consequently, on 19 April and 20 April exceedances of the daily threshold value for particulate matter (PM<sub>10</sub>) were reported at nearly all monitoring stations of the North Alpine foothills as  ...  well as at mountain and valley stations in the northern Alps.  ...  Holmlund (EUMETSAT) for providing the METEOSAT data that were used in this study. We thank H. Ott from the LfU for providing measurement data and for  ... 
doi:10.5194/acp-11-8555-2011 fatcat:indnttsapndyba2r7kl6d3xcme

Exploiting high frequency monitoring and satellite imagery for assessing chlorophyll-a dynamics in a shallow eutrophic lake

Monica Pinardi, Gary Free, Beatrice Lotto, Nicola Ghirardi, Marco Bartoli, Mariano Bresciani
2021 Journal of Limnology  
In this study, high frequency in situ measurements and multispectral satellite data were used in a synergistic way to explore temporal (diurnal and seasonal) dynamics and spatial distribution of Chlorophyll-a  ...  techniques (i.e., boat based sampling) to characterise these complex relationships.  ...  Lake monitoring methodologies strengths and weaknesses can be maximized and minimized in a complementary way using remote sensing products and in situ measurements.  ... 
doi:10.4081/jlimnol.2021.2033 fatcat:ikbhwh5q2zclxlr6mup7bfr6ny

Current systematic carbon-cycle observations and the need for implementing a policy-relevant carbon observing system

P. Ciais, A. J. Dolman, A. Bombelli, R. Duren, A. Peregon, P. J. Rayner, C. Miller, N. Gobron, G. Kinderman, G. Marland, N. Gruber, F. Chevallier (+47 others)
2014 Biogeosciences  
This will require in situ and remotely sensed data at much higher resolution and density than currently achieved for natural fluxes, although over a small land area (cities, industrial sites, power plants  ...  In order to establish flux and stock diagnostics over areas such as the southern oceans, tropical forests, and the Arctic, in situ observations will have to be complemented with remote-sensing measurements  ...  An example of this is the complementary use of surface-based in situ observations along with satellite remote sensing.  ... 
doi:10.5194/bg-11-3547-2014 fatcat:g7edwet5tvatfez4p6gf5fy6za
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