Deliverables:

   D1.1: Requirements Baseline (RB) Document background on development of synergistic product

   D1.2: SynSenPFT Algorithm Theoretical Base Document (ATBD)

   D2.1: PhytoDOAS correction scheme and algorithm sensitivity assessed by radiative transfer modelling

   D2.2: SynSenPFT Product Specification Document (PSD)

   D2.3: SynSenPFT Product Validation Plan (PVP)

   D2.4: SynSenPFT Product Validation Report (PVR)

   D2.5: SynSenPFT Software User Manual (SUM)

   D2.6: SynSenPFT database (description file)

   PhytoDOAS v3.3 monthly output:  https://doi.org/10.1594/PANGAEA.870486

   D2.7: SynSenPFT software

   D2.8: SynSenPFT output data

   D3.1: Investigation of spectral band requirements for improving PFTs retrievals

   D3.2: Scientific Roadmap

   D4.3: Final Report of SynSenPFT Project

Tech notes:

   Technical note on the link between DMS and satellite PFTs (WP 250)

   Technical note on the influence of PFT products on standard TChla retrievals (WP 320)

Publications:

Bracher A., Bouman H., Bricaud A., Brewin R., Brotas V., Ciotti A. M., Clementson L., Devred E., Di Cicco A., Dutkiewicz S., Hardman-Mountford N., Hickman A., Hieronymi M., Hirata T., Losa S., Organelli E., Raitsos D., Uitz J., Vogt M., Wolanin A. (2017) Obtaining Phytoplankton Diversity from Ocean Color: A Scientific Roadmap for Future Development. Frontiers in Marine Science 4: 55. http://journal.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fmars.2017.00055/full

 Kostadinov T., Cabré A., Vedantham H., Marinov I., Bracher A., Brewin R., Bricaud A., Hirata T., Hirawake T., Hardman-Mountford N., Mouw C., Roy S., Uitz J. (2017) Inter-Comparison of Phytoplankton Functional Types Derived from Ocean Color Algorithms and Earth System Models: Phenology. Remote Sensing of Environment : 162-177; dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2016.11.014

Losa S., Soppa M. A., Dinter T., Wolanin A., Brewin R. J. W., Bricaud A., Oelker J., Peeken I., Gentili B., Rozanov. V. V., Bracher A. (2017) Synergistic exploitation of hyper- and multispectral precursor Sentinel measurements to determine Phytoplankton Functional Types at best spatial and temporal resolution (SynSenPFT). Frontiers in Marine Science 4: 203. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2017.00203

 Mouw, C. B., Hardman-Montford, N., Alvain, S., Bracher A.,Brewin R., Bricaud A., Ciotti A., Devred E., Fujiwara A., Hirata T., Hirawake T., Kostadinov T., Roy S., Uitz J. (2017) A Consumer’s Guide to Satellite Remote Sensing of Multiple Phytoplankton Groups in the Global Ocean. Front. Mar. Sci. 4: 00041, Specialty Section Ocean Observation, Research Topic “Colour and Light from Earth Observation”. http://journal.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fmars.2017.00041/full

 Rozanov V.V., Dinter T., Rozanov A., Wolanin A., Bracher A., Burrows J.P. (2017) Radiative transfer modeling through terrestrial atmosphere and ocean accounting for inelastic scattering processes: Software package SCIATRAN. J. Quant. Spectrosc. Rad. Transfer 194: 65-85. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jqsrt.2017.03.009

  Sathyendranath  S., Bracher A., Brockmann C., Platt T., Ramon D., Regner P. (2017) Colour and Light in the Ocean (CLEO) 2016: A Scientific Roadmap from the Workshop Organised by ESA and PML. Held at ESRIN, Frascati, Italy on 6 - 8 September, 2016, Workshop Report of the Colour and Light in the Ocean (CLEO) 2016 Workshop, ESA-ESRIN, Frascati, Rome,  http://esaconferencebureau.com/docs/default-source/16c20-docs/here-to-download-the-workshop-report-.pdf?sfvrsn=0

Schlundt C., Marandino C. A., Tegtmeier S., Lennartz S., Bracher A., Cheah W., Krüger K., Quack B. (2017) Oxygenated volatile organic carbon in the western Pacific convective centre: ocean cycling, air-sea gas exchange and atmospheric. Submitted to Biogeosciences. Atmospheric Physics and Chemistry 17: 10837-10854, doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-10837-2017

 Wolanin A., Soppa M. A., Bracher A., (2016) Investigation of spectral band requirements for improving retrievals of phytoplankton functional types. Remote Sensing 8: 871; doi:10.3390/rs8100871; www.mdpi.com/2072-4292/8/10/871

  Booge D., Marandino C. A., Schlundt C., Palmer P. I., Schlundt M., Atlas E. L., Bracher A., Saltzman E. S., Wallace D. W. R. (2016) Can simple models predict large scale surface ocean isoprene concentrations? Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 16: 11807-11821, doi:10.5194/acp-16-11807-2016; www.atmos-chem-phys.net/16/11807/2016/acp-16-11807-2016.pdf

  Soppa M. A., Völker C., Bracher A. (2016) Diatom Phenology in the Southern Ocean: Mean Patterns, Trends   and the Role of Climate Oscillations. Remote Sensing 8: 420, doi:10.3390/rs8050420, www.mdpi.com/2072-4292/8/5/420

   Booge D., Marandino C. A., Schlundt C., Palmer P. I., Schlundt M., Atlas E. L., Bracher A., Saltzman E. S., Wallace D. W. R. (2016) Can simple models predict large scale surface ocean isoprene concentrations? Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussion, doi:10.5194/acp-2016-469; http://www.atmos-chem-phys-discuss.net/acp-2016-469/acp-2016-469.pdf

  Dinter T., Rozanov V., Burrows, J. P., Bracher A. (2015) Retrieval of light availability in ocean waters utilizing signatures of vibrational Raman scattering in hyper-spectral satellite measurements. Ocean Science 11: 373-389, www.ocean-sci.net/11/373/2015/

   Soppa M. A., Hirata T., Brenner S., Dinter T., Peeken I., Wiegmann S., Bracher A.: Global retrieval of diatoms abundance based on phytoplankton pigments and satellite (2014) Remote Sensing 6: 10089-10106, www.mdpi.com/2072-4292/6/10/10089

   Bracher A., Hardman-Mountford N., Hirata T., Bernard S., Brewin R., Bricaud A., Brotas V., Chase A., Ciotti A., Choi J.-K., Clementson L., Devred E., DiGiacomo P., Dupouy C., Kim W., Kostadinov T., Kwiatkowska E., Lavender S., Moisan T., Mouw C., Son S., Sosik H., Uitz J., Werdell J. , Zheng G. (2015) Report on IOCCG workshop “Phytoplankton composition from Space: towards a validation strategy for satellite algorithms” 25 - 26 Oct 2014, Portland, ME., USA, NASA technical Memorandum 217528_01-22-15 www.ioccg.org/groups/PFT-TM_2015-217528_01-22-15.pdf

   Sathyendranath S., Aiken J., Alvain S., Barlow R., Bouman H., Bracher A., Brewin R., Bricaud A., Brown C.W:, Ciotti A.M., Clementson L., Craig S.E:, Devred E., Hardman-Mountford N., Hirata T., Hu C., Kostandinov T.S., Lavender S., Loisel H., Moore T.S., Morales J., Moulin C., Mouw C.B., Nair A., Raitsos D., Roesler C., Shutler J.D., Sosik H., Soto I., Stuart V., Subramaniam A., Uitz J (2014) Phytoplankton types from Space. S. Sathyendranath (Eds.) IOCCG Report 15. Reports and Monography of the International Ocean Colour Coordination Group. http://www.ioccg.org/reports/IOCCG_Report_15_2014.pdf

Datasets:

Bracher, A; Dinter, T; Wolanin, A et al. (2017): Global monthly mean chlorophyll a surface concentrations from August 2002 to April 2012 for diatoms, coccolithophores and cyanobacteria from PhytoDOAS algorithm version 3.3 applied to SCIAMACHY data, link to NetCDF files in ZIP archive. doi.org/10.1594/PANGAEA.870486

Losa, S; Soppa, MA; Dinter, T et al. (2017): Global chlorophyll a surface concentrations for diatoms, coccolithophores and cyanobacteria as the synergistic SynSenPFT product combined PhytoDOAS and OC-PFT for the period of time August 2002 - April 2012, links to NetCDF files. doi.org/10.1594/PANGAEA.875873

Soppa, MA; Peeken, I; Bracher, A (2017): Global chlorophyll a concentrations for diatoms, haptophytes and prokaryotes obtained with the Diagnostic Pigment Analysis of HPLC data compiled from several databases and individual cruises. doi.org/10.1594/PANGAEA.875879

 

Presentations:

Bracher A. (2016) Update on ESA-CLEO workshop Session 4 - Phytoplankton diversity at global and regional scale – activities. PFT 2nd Intercomparison Project Townhall Meeting, 26 Oct 2016, Victoria, Canada

Poster on "Synergistic exploitation of hyper- and multispectral Sentinel-measurements to determine Phytoplankton Functional Types at best spatial and temporal resolution (SynSenPFT)" Ocean Optics XXIII, Victoria, Canada, 24-28 Oct 2016

Talk on "Synergistic exploitation of hyper- and multispectral Sentinel-measurements to determine Phytoplankton Functional Types at best spatial and temporal resolution (SynSenPFT)" Colour and Light in the Ocean from Earth Observation (CLEO) Relevance and Applications Products from Space and Perspectives from Models, ESA-ESRIN, Frascati, Italy, 7 Sep 2016

Poster on "Radiative Transfer in the Ocean Including Inelastic Scattering Processes Using the Coupled Ocean-Atmosphere Radiative Transfer Model SCIATRAN." Colour and Light in the Ocean from Earth Observation (CLEO) Relevance and Applications Products from Space and Perspectives from Models, ESA-ESRIN, Frascati, Italy, 6 – 8 Sep 2016.

 Poster on "Towards Improving Phytoplankton Functional Types (PFTs) and Standard Chlorophyll-a Retrievals"  Colour and Light in the Ocean from Earth Observation (CLEO) Relevance and Applications Products from Space and Perspectives from Models, ESA-ESRIN, Frascati, Italy, 6 – 8 Sep 2016.

  Poster on "Radiative transfer in the ocean and implications on the top of atmosphere radiance using the coupled ocean-atmosphere radiative transfer model SCIATRAN" ESA Living Planet Symposium, 12 May 2016, Prague Czech Republique

   Talk on "SynSenPFT: synergistic retrieval of phytoplankton functional types from space from hyper- and multispectral measurements" at ESA Living Planet Symposium, 12 May 2016, Prague Czech Republique (proceedings)

Talk on "Ocean Color Hyperspectral Satellite Observations of Chlorophyll a Fluorescence, Phytoplankton Functional Types and Light Penetration Depth with SCIAMACHY" at Ocean Science Meeting, 26 Feb 2016, New Orleans, USA

   "SynSenPFT: synergistic retrieval of phytoplankton functional types from space from hyper- and multispectral measurements" proceedings on contribution to ESA Living Planet Symposium, 12 May 2016, Prague Czech Republique

  Invited talk "Hyperspectral ocean color" at IOCS 2015, 18 Jun 2015, San Francisco, USA

   SynSenPFT-Poster at IOCS 2015, 16-18 Jun 2016, San Francisco, USA

   Poster on "Hyperspectral ocean color products from SCIAMACHY" at IOCS 2015

   Poster on "Phytoplankton phenology from OC algorithms and ES modelling" at IOCS 2015, 16-18 Jun 2016,   San Francisco, USA

   Talk on "SynSenPFT" at PFT 2nd Intercomparison Project Townhall Meeting, 15 Jun 2015, USA

   Talk on "Introduction to Breakout Session 1: Remote Sensing of Phytoplankton Composition - Possibilities, Applications and Future Needs. International Ocean Colour Symposium (IOCS) 2015, 16 Jun 2015, San Francisco, USA; iocs.ioccg.org/2015/files/TUE-1430-BO1-Mouw-Bracher-HardmanMountford_intro.pdf

  SynSenPFT- Poster at SENTINEL-3 for Science 2015 Workshop, 2-5 June 2015, Venice, Italy

  Talk on "Light availability from SCIAMACHY" at Bluephotonics-4, 11 May 2015, Barcelona, Spain