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NOAA CoastWatch data products are used in many types of scientific applications. The following list summarizes peer reveiwed papers, proceedings, presentations, conference posters, and other documents that utilize or include NOAA CoastWatch data products.

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Published References:

Maturi, E., A. Harris, C. Merchant, J. Mittaz, B. Potash, W. Meng and J. Sapper, NOAA Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellites - Sea Surface Temperature (GOES-SST) Products, Bull. Am. Meteorol. Soc., 89, 1877-1888, 2008

Bayler, E., R. Cheney, P. Chang, D. Clark, K. Hughes, and A. Strong. NOAA's NESDIS Satellite Oceanography. PDF

Culver, M.E., M.P. Soracco, R.P. Stumpf, P.S. Chang, and K.A. Steidinger. Integrating Wind Data to determine the influence on movement of a Harmful Algal Bloom event along the Northwest coast of Florida. Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Remote Sensing for Marine and Coastal Environments. pp. 509-515. 2000

Leming, T.D., L.N. May, and P. Jones. 1999. A Geographic Information System for Near Reat-Time use of Remote Sensing in Fisheries Management in the Gulf of Mexico. pp. 85 February 11, 1999. PDF Postscript

Li, Xiaofeng, W. Zheng, W. G. Pichel, C-Z Zou, P. Clemente-Colon, and K. S. Friedman, A cloud line over the Gulf Stream, Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 31, No. 14, L14108, doi: 10.1029/2004GL019892, 2004. PDF

Li, Xiaofeng, T. Donato, Q. Zheng, W. G. Pichel, and P. Clemente-Colon, An extraordinary breach of the Gulf Stream north wall by a cold water intrusion, Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 29, No. 15, 10.1029/2002GL015378, 2002. PDF

Li, Xiaofeng, W. Pichel, E. Maturi, P. Clemente-Colon, and J. Sapper, Deriving the operational nonlinear multi-channel sea surface temperature algorithm coefficients for NOAA-15 AVHRR/3, International Journal of Remote Sensing, Vol. 22, No.4, 699-704, 2001. PDF

Li, Xiaofeng, Q. Zheng, W. G. Pichel, XiaoHai Yan, W. Timothy Liu, P. Clemente-Colon, Analysis of coastal lee waves along the coast of Texas observed on AVHRR Images, Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 106, No. C4, 7017-7025, 2001. PDF

Li, Xiaofeng, W. Pichel, P. Clemente-Colon, V. Krasnopolsky, and J. Sapper, Validation of coastal sea and lake surface temperature measurements derived from NOAA/AVHRR data, International Journal of Remote Sensing, Vol. 22, No. 7, 1285-1303, 2001. PDF

Olsen A., J. Trinanes, and R. Wanninkhof. Sea Air flux of CO2 in the Caribbean Sea estimated using in situ and remote sensing data. Remote sensing of the environment. 89 (2004). pp 309-325.

Trinanes, J.A., G. Goni, and K. Hughes. Implementation of a Multiscale System for Environmental Data Distribution (in Spanish). Fisheries Remote Sensing and Toxic Bloom Prediction. Ed. University of A Coruna Institute of Maritime Studies. pp.70-112. 2002

Skomal, G.B., G.Wood, and N. Caloyianis. Archival tagging of a basking shark, Cetorhinus maximus, in the western North Atlantic. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. 2004, 84, 4619/1-6 PDF

Stumpf, R. P., M.E. Culver, E. Truby, M. Soracco, M. Tomlinson, and T.A. Villareal. Using Satellite Imagery to Monitor Harmful Algal Blooms in the Gulf of Mexico

CoastWatch Brochure: The Nation's Source for Coastal Satellite Data. Tri-fold pamphlet. 2003. PDF

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