publication . Article . 2018

Water Quality Drivers in 11 Gulf of Mexico Estuaries

Matthew McCarthy;
Open Access
  • Published: 07 Feb 2018 Journal: Remote Sensing, volume 10, page 255 (eissn: 2072-4292, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
Abstract
Coastal water-quality is both a primary driver and also a consequence of coastal ecosystem health. Turbidity, a measure of dissolved and particulate water-quality matter, is a proxy for water quality, and varies on daily to interannual periods. Turbidity is influenced by a variety of factors, including algal particles, colored dissolved organic matter, and suspended sediments. Identifying which factors drive trends and extreme events in turbidity in an estuary helps environmental managers and decision makers plan for and mitigate against water-quality issues. Efforts to do so on large spatial scales have been hampered due to limitations of turbidity data, includ...
Subjects
free text keywords: General Earth and Planetary Sciences, MODIS, turbidity, wind speed, discharge, Science, Q
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