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Groetsch P.M.M, Gege P., Simis S.G.H, Eleveld M.A., Peters S.W.M. (2017) Validation of a spectral correction procedure for sun and sky reflections in above-water reflectance measurements. Optics Express 25(16):A742-A61. doi: 10.1364/oe.25.00a742.


Moses W., Montes M., Sterckx S., De Keukelaere L., Knaeps E. (2017). Book Chapter 3: Atmospheric Correction for Inland waters. In: Bio-optical Modelling and Remote Sensing of Inland Waters (Editors: Ogashawara, I. , Mishra, D.R. and Gitelson A.)


Giardino C., Bresciani M., Brando V., Braga F., Cazzaniga I., De Keukelaere L., Knaeps E.  (2017). Book Chapter 5: Bio-Optical Modeling of Total Suspended Solids. In: Bio-Optical Modeling and Remote Sensing of Inland Waters (Editors: Ogashawara, I. , Mishra, D.R. and Gitelson A.). 


Villa P., Pinardi M., Tóth V.R., Hunter P.D., Bolpagni R., Bresciani M. (2016). Remote sensing of macrophyte morphological traits: implications for the management of shallow lakes. Journal of Limnology (Special Issue Biomonitoring).


Bresciani M., Giardino C., Lauceri R., Mata E., Cazzaniga I., Pinardi M., Lami A., Austoni M., Viaggiu E., Congestri R., Morabito G. (2016). Earth observation for monitoring and mapping of cyanobacteria blooms. Case studies on five Italian lakes. Journal of Limnology (Special Issue Bio-monitoring: Lessons from the past, challenges for the future).


Hestir E. L., Brando V. E., Bresciani M., Giardino C., Matta E., Villa P., Dekker A. G. (2015). Measuring freshwater aquatic ecosystems: The need for a hyperspectral global mapping satellite mission. Remote Sensing of Environment, 71: 218–233.

Knaeps E,, Ruddick K.G., Doxaran D.,  Dogliotti A.I., Nechad B., Raymaekers D. , Sterckx S.  (2015). A SWIR based algorithm to retrieve total suspended matter in extremely turbid waters. Remote Sensing of Environment, 168:  66–79. doi:10.1016/j.rse.2015.06.022

Manzo C., Bresciani M., Giardino C., Braga F., Bassani C., (2015). Sensitivity analysis of a bio-optical model for Italian lakes focused on Landsat-8, Sentinel-2 and Sentinel-3. European Journal of Remote Sensing, 48: 17-32. doi:10.5721/EuJRS20154802

Palmer S.C.J., Kutser T. and Hunter P.D. (2015). Remote sensing of inland waters: challenges, progress and future directions. Remote Sensing of Environment, Special Issue: Remote Sensing of Inland Waters, 157: 1–8. doi:10.1016/j.rse.2014.09.021

Pinardi M., Fenocchi A., Giardino C., Sibilla S., Bartoli M., Bresciani M. (2015). Assessing Potential Algal Blooms in a Shallow Fluvial Lake by Combining Hydrodynamic Modelling and Remote-Sensed Images. Water, 7 (5): 1921-1942. doi:10.3390/w7051921

Sterckx S., Knaeps E., Adriaensen S., Reusen I., De Keukelaere L., Hunter P., Giardino C., & Odermatt D. (2015). Opera: An atmospheric correction for land and water. Published in the proceedings of the Sentinel-3 for Science Workshop held in Venice-Lido, Italy, 2-5 June 2015, ESA Special Publication SP-734.

Vaičiūtė D., Bresciani M., Bartoli M., Giardino C., Bučas M. (2015). Spatial and temporal distribution of coloured dissolved organic matter in a hypertrophic freshwater lagoon. Journal of Limnology, 74(3): 572-583. doi:10.4081/jlimnol.2015.1176

Van der Zande D. & Blaas M. & Nechad B. (2015). Sensitivity Analysis of Semi-Analytical Models of Diffuse Attenuation of Downwelling Irradiance in Lake Balaton. Published in the proceedings of the Sentinel-3 for Science Workshop held in Venice-Lido, Italy, 2-5 June 2015, ESA Special Publication SP-734.

Villa P., Bresciani M., Bolpagni R., Pinardi M., Giardino C. (2015). A rule-based approach for mapping macrophyte communities using multi-temporal aquatic vegetation indices. Remote sensing of environment, 171: 218–233. doi:10.1016/j.rse.2015.10.020