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Dr Shubha Sathyendranath

Merit Remote Sensing Scientist



Contact Details

+44 (0)1752 633100 (switchboard)

ssat20/10/2017 22:34:37@pml.ac.uk

Dr Shubha Sathyendranath is a scientist in the Remote Sensing Group at Plymouth Marine Laboratory.

Dr Sathyendranath's research interests include ocean colour modelling, spectral characteristics of light penetration underwater, bio-optical properties of phytoplankton, modelling primary production, bio-geochemical cycles in the sea, climate change, biological-physical interactions in the marine system, ecological provinces in the sea, ecological indicators and phytoplantkon functional types.

Projects

Pools of Carbon in the Ocean project (POCO)
Completed

Pools of Carbon in the Ocean project (POCO)

Contact: Dr Shubha Sathyendranath

The Pools of Carbon in the Ocean project (POCO) will explore satellite algorithms to quantify the particulate, and possibly dissolved, pools of...

Indo-European research facilities for studies on marine ecosystem and climate in India (INDOMARECLIM
Completed

Indo-European research facilities for studies on marine ecosystem and climate in India (INDOMARECLIM)

Contact: Professor Icarus Allen

The INDO-MARECLIM project aims to facilitate and improve the co-operation between the European Union Member States and Associated Countries and...

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Other key projects

  • Primary Production Parameters from Space (ESA Project)
  • PAR for Primary Production (ESA Project)

Recent publications

  • Jackson, T ; Sathyendranath, S; Platt, T. 2017 An Exact Solution For Modeling Photoacclimation of the Carbon-to-Chlorophyll Ratio in Phytoplankton. Frontiers in Marine Science, 4, 283. 10, pp. 10.3389/fmars.2017.00283
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  • Jackson, T ; Sathyendranath, S; Mélin, F. 2017 An improved optical classification scheme for the Ocean Colour Essential Climate Variable and its applications. Remote Sensing of Environment. 10.1016/j.rse.2017.03.036
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  • Brewin, RJW; Ciavatta, S; Sathyendranath, S; Jackson, T; Tilstone, GH; Curran, K; Airs, RL; Cummings, DG; Brotas, V; Organelli, E; Dall'Olmo, GD; Raitsos, DE. 2017 Uncertainty in ocean-colour estimates of chlorophyll for phytoplankton groups. Frontiers in Marine Science, 4 (104). 10.3389/fmars.2017.00104
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  • Valente, A; Sathyendranath, S; Brotas, V; Groom, SB; Grant, MG; Taberner, M; Antoine, D; Arnone, R; Balch, WM; Barker, K; Barlow, R; Bélanger, S; Berthon, J-F; Beşiktepe, Ş; Brando, V; Canuti, E; Chavez, F; Claustre, H; Crout, R; Frouin, R; Garcia-Soto, C; Gibb, SW; Gould, R; Hooker, S; Kahru, M; Klein, H; Kratzer, S; Loisel, H; McKee, D; Mitchell, BG; Moisan, T; Muller-Karger, F; O'Dowd, L; Ondrusek, M; Poulton, AJ; Repecaud, M; Smyth, TJ; Sosik, HM; Twardowski, M; Voss, K; Werdell, J; Wernand, M; Zibordi, G. 2016 A compilation of global bio-optical in situ data for ocean-colour satellite applications. Earth System Science Data, 8 (1). 235-252. 10.5194/essd-8-235-2016
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  • Gittings, J; Raitsos, DE; Racault, M-F; Brewin, RJW; Sathyendranath, S; Platt, T. 2017 Seasonal phytoplankton blooms in the Gulf of Aden revealed by remote Sensing. Remote Sensing of Environment, 189. 56-66. 10.1016/j.rse.2016.10.043
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  • Meyssignac, B; Piecuch, CG; Merchant, CJ; Racault, M-FLP; Palanisamy, H; MacIntosh, C; Sathyendranath, S; Brewin, RJW. 2016 Causes of the Regional Variability in Observed Sea Level, Sea Surface Temperature and Ocean Colour Over the Period 1993–2011. Surveys in Geophysics. 10.1007/s10712-016-9383-1
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Other activities

  • Editor, Special Issue on “Colour and Light in the Ocean” in Frontiers in Marine Science
  • Scientific Advisory Board, Alfred Wegener Institute, Germany (2015-)
  • Conseil Scientifique, Institut Océanographique, Monaco (2015-)
  • Editor, ICES Journal of Marine Science (2013 – )
  • Science Lead, Ocean Colour Climate Change Initiative of European Space Agency (2010 –)
  • Lead author, Ocean Domain, CEOS Report Strategy for Carbon Observations from Space (2014)