Optical Sensors and Sensing Congress

19 July 2021 – 23 July 2021
Optica Virtual Event - Pacific Daylight/Summer Time (UTC - 07:00)

Aquatic Remote Sensing IV (HW3E)

Presider: Andrea Vander Woude, NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Res Lab
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6:30 - 7:00
(UTC - 07:00)

(Withdrawn) Life on Land and Water: Hyperspectral Remote Sensing to Support Biodiversity Science and Ecosystem Management (HW3E.1)
Presenter: Erin Hestir, University of California Merced

Hyperspectral remote sensing is enabling us to map the diversity of life on Earth with high fidelity, advancing scientific understanding and informing sustainable practices necessary to support human livelihoods and the ecosystems they depend on.

Authors:Erin Hestir, University of California Merced

7:00 - 7:30
(UTC - 07:00)

Airborne Remote Sensing of Harmful Algal Blooms in Lakes and Rivers: Summary of Incident Response and Developments Towards Improved Harmful Algal Bloom Differentiation and Detection (HW3E.2)
Presenter: John Lekki, NASA Glenn Research Center

An overview of the airborne sensor development as well as the development of improved detection and differentiation algorithms will be presented.

Authors:John Lekki, NASA Glenn Research Center

7:30 - 7:45
(UTC - 07:00)

Synthetic Hyperspectral Data for Global Water Quality Algorithm Development (HW3E.3)
Presenter: Jeremy Kravitz, NASA Ames Research Center

A state-of-the-art synthetic dataset of paired top and bottom-of-atmosphere reflectances, and optical and biogeophysical data was developed to simulate natural freshwater ecosystems, and to develop machine learning models for water quality retrieval.

Authors:Jeremy Kravitz, NASA Ames Research Center