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A Review of Earth Observation-Based Analyses for Major River Basins

Soner Uereyen, Claudia Kuenzer
2019 Remote Sensing  
In the framework of water resource management, monitoring of river basins is therefore of high importance, in particular for researchers, stake-holders and decision-makers.  ...  However, land surface and surface water properties of many major river basins remain largely unmonitored at basin scale.  ...  Potential of EO for Major River Basins Monitoring large-scale river basins, where land surface and surface water are highly variable in space and time, is possible using EO data.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs11242951 fatcat:gncjic5mxncvtalrkdt44nm2cu

A comparative study of available water in the major river basins of the world

Venkat Lakshmi, Jessica Fayne, John Bolten
2018 Journal of Hydrology  
To this end, understanding the inter-annual and intra-seasonal variability and the spatial variability of the water balance components in the major river basins of the world will help to plan for improved  ...  Numerous large river basins of the world have few and irregular observations of the components of the terrestrial hydrological cycle with the exception of stream gauges at a few locations and at the outlet  ...  Data from the following site IDs were used in this study:  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2018.10.038 pmid:32020949 pmcid:PMC6999736 fatcat:lb36h7afunfxddq5qcwxy5x6hi

Surface Water Storage in Rivers and Wetlands Derived from Satellite Observations: A Review of Current Advances and Future Opportunities for Hydrological Sciences

Fabrice Papa, Frédéric Frappart
2021 Remote Sensing  
Surface water storage (SWS), the amount of freshwater stored in rivers/wetlands/floodplains/lakes, and its variations are key components of the water cycle and land surface hydrology, with strong feedback  ...  We show how recent efforts have helped to characterize the variations in SWS change across large river basins, including during extreme climatic events, leading to an overall better understanding of the  ...  The funders had no role in the design of the study; in the collection, analyses, or interpretation of data; in the writing of the manuscript, or in the decision to publish the results.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs13204162 doaj:037f5355056d48c5a63b985fabd4acf6 fatcat:xjpmixicubfjxg7mujlevhmriu

Increase in suspended sediment discharge of the Amazon River assessed by monitoring network and satellite data

J.M. Martinez, J.L. Guyot, N. Filizola, F. Sondag
2009 CATENA  
This study addresses the quantification of the Amazon River sediment budget which has been assessed by looking at data from a suspended sediment discharge monitoring network and remote sensing estimates  ...  of the Amazon River before the Atlantic Ocean.  ...  A significant 3 amount of research has been devoted to the use of remote sensing data for monitoring 4 inland water quality parameters.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.catena.2009.05.011 fatcat:ros7o2sfyza7rhvm3fvybeyus4

Editorial for the Special Issue "Remote Sensing of Large Rivers"

Enner Alcântara, Edward Park
2020 Remote Sensing  
Large rivers play important roles on Earth, such as transporting eroded materials from the continents to the ocean, facilitating the transfer of nutrients through biogeochemical cycles, and sustaining  ...  Acknowledgments: The guest editors would like to thank the authors who contributed to this Special Issue and to the reviewers who dedicate their time for providing the authors with valuable and constructive  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The guest editors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs12081244 fatcat:xmouti5eyncqxeqnaq6hkjyjgq

The Significance of Suspended Sediment Transport Determination on the Amazonian Hydrological Scenario [chapter]

Naziano Filizola, Jean-Loup Guyot, Hella Wittmann, Jean-Michel Martinez, Eurides de
2011 Sediment Transport in Aquatic Environments  
These authors successfully tested this correlation and spaceborne sensors, such as MODIS, which are promising methods to monitor inland water, in the Amazon basin.  ...  Thus, MODIS data can be useful as an operational tool to provide more observations in a poorly gauged basin, especially the large rivers, by combining excellent temporal resolution and fine calibration  ... 
doi:10.5772/19948 fatcat:lzpg76esjzgmdph33cwg2z6m4u

Development and Evaluation of a Multi-Year Fractional Surface Water Data Set Derived from Active/Passive Microwave Remote Sensing Data

Ronny Schroeder, Kyle McDonald, Bruce Chapman, Katherine Jensen, Erika Podest, Zachary Tessler, Theodore Bohn, Reiner Zimmermann
2015 Remote Sensing  
monitoring of inundation patterns because they are sensitive to the distribution of liquid water in the landscape and cover large areas with daily repeat periods at high latitudes.  ...  Correspondence of SWAMPS with open water and wetland products from satellite SAR in Alaska and the Amazon deteriorates when exposed wetlands or inundated forests captured by the SAR products were added  ...  Acknowledgments: Development of this dataset was supported by the NASA Making Earth Science Data  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs71215843 fatcat:t5lgblx5ircrlhi6y55oout32a

Comparison of satellite-derived LAI and precipitation anomalies over Brazil with a thermal infrared-based Evaporative Stress Index for 2003–2013

Martha C. Anderson, Cornelio A. Zolin, Christopher R. Hain, Kathryn Semmens, M. Tugrul Yilmaz, Feng Gao
2015 Journal of Hydrology  
rainforested regions of the Amazon basin which are subject to prolonged periods of cloud cover and episodes of intense biomass burning.  ...  The correlation analyses reveal strong apparent anticorrelation between MODIS LAI and TRMM precipitation anomalies over the Amazon, but better coupling over regions vegetated with shorter grass and crop  ...  Department of Agriculture (USDA) prohibits discrimination in all its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, and where applicable, sex, marital status, familial  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2015.01.005 fatcat:mqgztz6nvfgddcgcbbxj2vjtim

Estimating continental river basin discharges using multiple remote sensing data sets

Arthur W. Sichangi, Lei Wang, Kun Yang, Deliang Chen, Zhongjing Wang, Xiuping Li, Jing Zhou, Wenbin Liu, David Kuria
2016 Remote Sensing of Environment  
The derived MODIS and altimetry data are then used to optimize unknown parameters in a modified Manning's equation.  ...  Multiple satellite altimetry data and Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) data are used to provide a time series of river stages and effective river width.  ...  ) for providing the satellite altimetry data, GRDC for the ground station river discharge dataset (, the United States Geological Survey ( for the MODIS data.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.rse.2016.03.019 fatcat:z3ikffdop5eyrca6wjodt47c6y

Dams Safety: Review of Satellite Remote Sensing Applications to Dams and Reservoirs

Nasrat Adamo, Nadhir Al-Ansari, Sabah Hussain Ali, Jan Laue, Sven Knutsson
2020 Journal of Earth Sciences and Geotechnical Engineering  
hundreds of reservoirs around the world, various bathymetric reservoir surveys, siltation of reservoirs and catchment areas erosion problems, monitoring of water quality changes, and above all monitoring  ...  bring more accurate results and less laborious treatment work in addition to wider scope of applications.  ...  Moderate resolution imaging spectroradiometer (MODIS) sensors, have been considered as most appropriate for monitoring (SPM) concentrations in large rivers, such as the Amazon basin.  ... 
doi:10.47260/jesge/1119 fatcat:w5yxj6qhhnclnnwxogb2wc3igu

Suspended sediment transport estimation in Negro River (Amazon Basin) using MSI/Sentinel-2 data

Rogério Ribeiro Marinho, Naziano Pantoja Filziola, Jean-Michel Martinez, Tristan Harmel
2022 Revista Brasileira de Geomorfologia  
The dynamics of suspended sediment production and transport in large rivers are essential geomorphological processes that can influence biodiversity.  ...  The aim of this work was to analyze the spatio-temporal variation of suspended sediment transport in the lower Negro River using Sentinel-2 images.  ...  The funders had no role in the design of the study; in the collection, analyses, or interpretation of data; in the writing of the manuscript, or in the decision to publish the results.  ... 
doi:10.20502/rbg.v23i1.2076 fatcat:lxwmea3dtrd6tky3eqtoryfeiq

A CYGNSS‐based algorithm for the detection of inland waterbodies

Cynthia Gerlein‐Safdi, Christopher S. Ruf
2019 Geophysical Research Letters  
Coherent reflection of the GPS signal from standing water over land results in a high surface reflectivity signal in the CYGNSS data.  ...  The watermask is compared to hand-drawn maps of inland waterbodies, as well as to the MODIS watermask product.  ...  The MODIS data used to generate Figure 3 (DOI: 10.5067/MODIS/MOD44W.006) are publicly available from the USGS Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center at the following link:  ... 
doi:10.1029/2019gl085134 fatcat:cayrmjupc5bw7gntzvktdw5tvy

Remote Sensing of Floodpath Lakes and Wetlands: A Challenging Frontier in the Monitoring of Changing Environments

Yeqiao Wang, Hervé Yésou
2018 Remote Sensing  
Floodpath lakes and wetlands are the lakes and associated wetlands affected by seasonal variations of water level and water surface area.  ...  in inventory, monitoring, management, and governance of floodpath lakes and wetlands; and summarize the highlights of the articles published in this special issue.  ...  Acknowledgments: As the Guest editors, we would like to thank all contributors, editors, and reviewers for their hard work and dedication.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs10121955 fatcat:xpcrp26ocrdl7c4okie5umrgrq

A method for integrating MODIS and Landsat data for systematic monitoring of forest cover and change in the Congo Basin

Matthew C. Hansen, David P. Roy, Erik Lindquist, Bernard Adusei, Christopher O. Justice, Alice Altstatt
2008 Remote Sensing of Environment  
spatial resolution mapping of forest cover and clearing in the Congo River Basin.  ...  The forest cover and change data are being used by the Central African Regional Program for the Environment (CARPE) program to study deforestation and biodiversity loss in the Congo Basin forest zone.  ...  January 14, 1990 January 10, 1991 February 12, 1995 January 20, 1995 April 8, 2000 May 14, 2002 February 27, 2000 February 6, 2001 April 15, 2000 June 14, 2001 Acknowledgments Funding from the  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.rse.2007.11.012 fatcat:bslu3kqgb5bhlor25zpd7cg2ue

The River–Sea Interaction off the Amazon Estuary

Di Yu, Shidong Liu, Guangxue Li, Yi Zhong, Jun Liang, Jinghao Shi, Xue Liu, Xiangdong Wang
2022 Remote Sensing  
This study used the remote sensing data (2008–2017) of the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) aboard the Aqua satellite, and data of the currents, wind fields, sea surface temperature  ...  The Amazon River has the highest discharge in the world. Nevertheless, there is still a lack of the research on the interaction between river-diluted water and the ocean.  ...  MODIS data were utilized to analyze the spatial and temporal variations of SPM and river-diluted water off the Amazon estuary.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs14041022 fatcat:2oz3qsqlund47afi6w5s7xklzq
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