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Suspended matter dynamics in Lake Constance in 2003 derived from MERIS and MODIS satellite data

Huth, Juliane and Gege, Peter (2004) Suspended matter dynamics in Lake Constance in 2003 derived from MERIS and MODIS satellite data. In: Proceedings of ENVISAT symposium, SP-572 (CD-ROM), SP-572. ENVISAT symposium, Salzburg, 6.-10. September 2004.

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Abstract

Lake Constance is the third largest lake in Central Europe. The river Rhine, which passes the lake, imports a significant amount of mineralic particles. Their transport and sedimentation within the lake is of importance for a number of applications, for example ship traffic, pumping stations for extraction of drinking water, hydraulic engineering, fishery, and ecology. Only satellites offer a cost-effective way for obtaining time series of the spatial distribution of suspended matter in such a large lake. The potential of satellite based monitoring of suspended matter is investigated using MERIS and MODIS time series from 2003, addressing two specific questions: (1) Are these sensors suited to derive useful time series of medium- and large-scale patterns of suspended matter in Lake Constance? (2) Are the quantitative results from the two sensors comparable?

Document Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: LIDO-Berichtsjahr=2005,
Title:Suspended matter dynamics in Lake Constance in 2003 derived from MERIS and MODIS satellite data
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of Authors
Huth, JulianeUNSPECIFIED
Gege, PeterUNSPECIFIED
Date:2004
Journal or Publication Title:Proceedings of ENVISAT symposium, SP-572 (CD-ROM)
Volume:SP-572
Editors:
EditorsEmail
ESA Publications Division, ESTEC, P.O.Box 299, 2200 AG Noordwijk, The Netherlands, UNSPECIFIED
Status:Published
Keywords:Remote sensing, MERIS, MODIS, suspended matter, Lake Constance
Event Title:ENVISAT symposium, Salzburg, 6.-10. September 2004
Organizer:ESA
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport (old)
HGF - Program:Space (old)
HGF - Program Themes:W EO - Erdbeobachtung
DLR - Research area:Space
DLR - Program:W EO - Erdbeobachtung
DLR - Research theme (Project):UNSPECIFIED
Location: Oberpfaffenhofen
Institutes and Institutions:Remote Sensing Technology Institute
Deposited By: Cornelia Roehl
Deposited On:27 Jan 2006
Last Modified:06 Jan 2010 22:39

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