Monitoring water quality in Darwin Harbour and the Van Diemen Gulf using remote sensing
Dr David Blondeau-Patissier
- Satellite oceanography, Ocean colour remote sensing (MERIS, MODIS)
- Water quality monitoring and marine optics
David joined RIEL early 2012 as a NAMRA post-doctoral research fellow (March 2012- March 2015), working on the monitoring of water quality and phytoplankton blooms in Darwin Harbour and the Van Diemen Gulf using ocean colour satellite data and marine optics. Retaining an Honorary Research position with RIEL, David is now with the CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere flagship remote sensing team (Dutton Park, Brisbane) working on uncertainty estimates in MODIS water quality products (Great Barrier Reef).