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*Fichot lab member


Cronin-Golomb O.*, J. Harringmeyer*, M. Weiser*, X. Zhu*, N. Ghosh*, A. Novak, I. Forbrich and C. G. Fichot (2021). Modeling benthic solar exposure (UV and visible) in dynamic coastal systems to better inform seagrass habitat suitability. Sci. Tot. Environ. 

Nerma V, S. Lohrenz, S. Chakraborty, and C. G. Fichot (2021). Underway Hyperspectral Bio-Optical Assessments of Phytoplankton Size Classes in the River-Influenced Northern Gulf of Mexico. Remote Sens. 2021, 13(17), 3346;

Harringmeyer J.*, D. R. Thompson, K. Kaiser, M. Gierach, C. Cash and C. G. Fichot (2021). Detection and sourcing of CDOM in urban coastal waters with UV-visible imaging spectroscopy. Front. Environ. Sci. 9:647966. doi:10.3389/fenvs.2021.647966  

Massicotte et al. (2021). The MALINA oceanographic expedition: how do changes in ice cover, permafrost and UV radiation impact biodiversity and biogeochemical fluxes in the Arctic Ocean? Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 13, 1561–1592. doi:10.5194/essd-13-1561-2021

Jiang S., B. Matsushita, N. Pahlevan, D. Gurlin, M. K. Lehmann, C. G. Fichot, J. Schalles, H. Loisel, C. Binding, Y. Zhang, K. Alikas, K. Kangro, M. Uusõue, M. Ondrusek, S. Greb, W. J. Moses, S. Lohrenz, D. O’Donnell (2021). Remotely estimating total suspended solids concentration in clear to extremely turbid waters using a novel semi-analytical method. Remote Sensing of Environment. 258:112386. doi:10.1016/j.rse.2021.112386

Jin S.,  Y. Liu, S. Fagherazzi, H. Mi, G. Qiao, W. Xu, C. Sun, Y. Liu, B. Zhao, and C. G. Fichot (2021). River body extraction from sentinel-2A/B MSI images based on an adaptive multi-scale region growth method. Remote Sensing of Environment. 257:604893. doi: 10.1016/j.rse.2021.112297


Tanioka T., C. G. Fichot and K. Matsumoto (2020). Toward Determining the Spatio-Temporal Variability of Upper-Ocean Ecosystem Stoichiometry From Satellite Remote Sensing. Frontiers in Marine Science. 7:604893. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2020.604893

Zhu X.*, W. L. Miller, and C. G. Fichot (2020). Simple Method to Determine the Apparent Quantum Yield Matrix of CDOM Photobleaching in Natural Waters. Environmental Science and Technology. 54, 14096−14106. doi: 10.1021/acs.est.0c03605

Mi H.*, C. G. Fichot, K. R. Bryan, G. Qiao, and S. Fagherazzi (2020). Rapid shoreline flooding enhances water turbidity by sediment resuspension: an example in a large Tibetan lake. Earth Surface Processes and Land Forms. doi: 10.1002/esp.5000

Li Y., C. G. Fichot, L. Geng, M. G.  Scarratt, H. Xie (2020). The contribution of methane photoproduction to the oceanic methane paradox. Geophysical Research Letters, 47 (14). doi: 10.1029/2020GL088362

Balasubramanian S. V., N. Pahlevan, B. Smith, C. Binding, J. Schalles, H. Loisel, D. Gurlin, S. Greb, K. Alikas, M. Randla, M. Bunkei, W. Moses, H. Nguyễn, M. K. Lehmann, D. O’Donnell, M. Ondrusek, T-H.Han, C. G. Fichot, T. Moore, E. Boss (2020). Robust algorithm for estimating total suspended solids (TSS) in inland and nearshore coastal waters. Remote Sensing of Environment, 246. doi: 10.1016/j.rse.2020.111768

Zhang X., C. G. Fichot, Carly Baracco*, Ruizhe Guo, Sydney Neugebauer, Zachary Bengtsson, Neil GanjuSergio Fagherazzi (2020). Determining the drivers of suspended sediment dynamics in tidal marsh-influenced estuaries using high-resolution ocean color remote sensing. Remote Sensing of Environment, 240. doi: 10.1016/j.rse.2020.111682


Fichot C. G., K. Matsumoto, B. M. Holt, M. M. Gierach, K. Tokos (2019). Assessing change in the overturning behavior of the Laurentian Great Lakes using remotely sensed lake surface water temperatures. Remote Sensing of Environment, 235. doi: 10.1016/j.rse.2019.111427

Mi H.*, Sergio Fagherazzi, G. Qiao, Y. Hong, and C. G. Fichot (2019). A climate-driven doubling of turbidity in Siling Lake (Tibetan Plateau) over the past two decades. Science of the Total Environment, 668, 952-959. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.06.339

Jensen D., M. Simard, K. Cavanaugh, Y Sheng,C. G. Fichot, T. Pavelsky, R. Twilley (2019). A transferrable empirical approach for estimating suspended sediment concentrations in wetland waterbodies from imaging spectroscopy data. Remote Sensing, 11, 1629. doi: 10.3390/rs11131629

Thompson D., K. Cawse-Nicholson, Z. Erickson; C. G. Fichot, C. Frankenberg, B-C. Gao, M. Gierach, R. O Green, Vijay N., A. Thompson (2019). A unified approach to estimate land and water reflectances with uncertainties for coastal imaging spectroscopy. Remote Sensing of Environment, 231. doi: 10.1016/j.rse.2019.05.017


Needham D.,E. B. Fichot , E. Wang , L. Berdjeb , J. Cram , C. G. Fichot, J. Fuhrman (2018). Dynamics of finely resolved, abundant symbiotic marine plankton and other interacting microbes via automated high-frequency sampling. ISME journal, 12, 2417-2432doi: 10.1038/s41396-018-0169-y.

Whelan and 32 authors. (2018) Reviews and syntheses: Carbonyl sulfide as a multi-scale tracer for carbon and water cycles, Biogeosciences, 15, 3625-3657. doi: 10.5194/bg-15-3625-2018

Shen Y., R. Benner, K. Kaiser, C. G. Fichot, and T. E. Whitledge. (2018). Pan-Arctic distribution of bioavailable dissolved organic matter and linkages with productivity in ocean margins. Geophysical Research Letters, 45, 1490–1498. https://

Cao F., Tzortziou M, Hu C., Mannino A., Fichot C. G., R. Del Vecchio, Najjar R., Novak M. (2018). Remote sensing retrievals of colored dissolved organic matter and dissolved organic carbon dynamics in North American estuaries and their margins. Remote Sens. Environ., 205, 151-165, doi: 10.1016/j.rse.2017.11.014


Trinh R. C., C. G. Fichot, Gierach, M. M., Holt, B., Malakar, N. K., Hulley, G., & Smith, J. (2017). Application of Landsat 8 for Monitoring Impacts of Wastewater Discharge on Coastal Water Quality. Front. Mar. Sci., 4. doi:10.3389/fmars.2017.00329


Lu C-J., R. Benner, C. G Fichot, H, Fukuda, Y. Yamashita and H, Ogawa (2016) Sources and Transformations of Dissolved Lignin Phenols and Chromophoric Dissolved Organic Matter in Otsuchi Bay, Japan. Front. Mar. Sci., 3:85, doi: 10.3389/fmars.2016.00085

Shen Y., C. G. Fichot, S. Liang, and R. Benner (2016). Biological hot spots and the accumulation of marine dissolved organic matter in a highly productive ocean margin. Limnol. Oceanogr., doi:10.1002/lno.10290

Fichot C. G., R. Benner, K. Kaiser, Y. Shen, R. M. W. Amon, H. Ogawa, and C-J. Lu (2016). Predicting dissolved lignin phenol concentrations in the coastal oceans from chromophoric dissolved organic matter (CDOM) absorption coefficients. Front. Mar. Sci., 3:7, doi:10.3389/fmars.2016.00007

Fichot C. G., B. Downing, B. Bergamaschi, L. Windham-Myers, M. Marvin-DiPasquale, D. Thompson, and M. Gierach (2016). High-resolution remote sensing of water quality in the San Francisco Bay-Delta Estuary. Environ. Sci. Techno., 50, 573583. doi:10.1021/acs.est.5b03518

Strong, A., K. E. Lowry, Z. W. Brown, M. M. Mills, G. L. van Dijken, R. S. Pickart, L. W. Cooper, K. E. Frey, R. Benner, C. G. Fichot, J. T. Mathis, N. R. Bates, and K. R. Arrigo (2016). Mass balance estimates of carbon export in different water masses of the Chukchi Sea Shelf. Deep-Sea Res. II, 130,88-99. doi: 10.1016/j.dsr2.2016.05.003


Yamashita Y., C. G. Fichot, Y. Shen, R. Jaffé, and R. Benner (2015). Linkages among fluorescent dissolved organic matter, dissolved amino acids and lignin-derived phenols in a river-influenced ocean margin. Front. Mar. Sci., 2:92, doi: 10.3389/fmars.2015.00092

Launois T., S. Belviso, L. Bopp, C. G. Fichot, and P. Peylin (2015). A new model for the global biogeochemical cycle of carbonyl sulfide Part 1: Assessment of direct marine emissions with an oceanic general circulation and biogeochemistry model. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 2295- 2312, doi:10.5194/acp-15- 2295-2015


Ortega-Retuerta E., C. G. Fichot, K. R. Arrigo, G. L. van Dijken, and F. Joux (2014) Response of marine bacterioplankton to a massive under-ice phytoplankton bloom in the Chukchi Sea (Western Arctic Ocean). Deep-Sea Res. II, 105, 74-84, doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2014.03.015

Fichot C. G. and R. Benner (2014). The fate of terrigenous dissolved organic carbon in a river-influenced ocean margin. Global Biogeochem. Cycles. doi:10.1002/2013GB004670

Fichot C. G., S. E. Lohrenz, and R. Benner (2014). Pulsed, cross-shelf export of terrigenous dissolved organic carbon from the Mississippi-Atchafalaya river system. J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 119, doi:10.1002/2013JC009424

Cao F., C. G. Fichot, S. B. Hooker, and W. L. Miller (2014). Improved algorithms for accurate retrieval of UV/Visible diffuse attenuation coefficients in optically complex, inshore waters. Remote Sens. Environ., 144, 11-27,doi:10.1016/j.rse.2014.01.003


Fichot C. G., K. Kaiser, S. B. Hooker, R. M. W. Amon, M. Babin, S. Bélanger, S. A. Walker, and R. Benner (2013). Pan-Arctic distributions of continental runoff in the Arctic Ocean. Sci. Rep., 3, 1053, doi:10.1038/srep01053

Highlighted in Science, Editor’s Choice, Vol. 339, doi:10.1126/science.339.6119.491-c


Shen Y., C. G. Fichot, and R. Benner (2012). Dissolved organic matter composition and bioavailability reflect ecosystem productivity in the western Arctic Ocean. Biogeosciences, 9, 4993- 5005, doi:10.5194/bg-9- 4993-2012

Fichot C. G. and R. Benner (2012). The spectral slope coefficient of chromophoric dissolved organic matter (S275-295) as a tracer of terrigenous dissolved organic carbon in river-influenced ocean margins. Limnol. Oceanogr., 57(5), 14531466, doi:10.4319/lo.2012.57.5.1453

Shen Y., C. G. Fichot, and R. Benner (2012). Floodplain influence on dissolved organic matter composition and export from the Mississippi-Atchafalaya River system to the Gulf of Mexico. Limnol. Oceanogr., 57(4), 1149-1160, doi:10.4319/lo.2012.57.4.1149


Belviso S., I. Masotti, A. Tagliabue, L. Bopp, P. Brockmann, C. G. Fichot, and 9 authors (2011). DMS dynamics in the most oligotrophic subtropical zones of the global ocean. Biogeochemistry, doi:10.1007/s10533-011-9648-1

Fichot C. G., and R. Benner (2011). A novel method to estimate DOC concentrations from CDOM absorption coefficients in coastal waters. Geophys. Res. Lett., 38, L03610, doi:10.1029/2010GL046152


Fichot C. G., and W. L. Miller (2010). An approach to quantify depth-resolved marine photochemical fluxes using remote sensing: Application to carbon monoxide (CO) photoproduction. Remote Sens. Environ., 114, 1363-1377, doi:10.1016/j.rse.2010.01.019


Zhang Y., H. Xie, C. G. Fichot, G. Chen (2008). Dark production of carbon monoxide (CO) from dissolved organic matter in the St. Lawrence estuarine system: Implication for the global coastal and blue water CO budgets. J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 113, C12020, doi:10.1029/2008JC004811

Fichot C. G., S. Sathyendranath, and W. L. Miller (2008). SeaUV and SeaUVc: Algorithms for the retrieval of diffuse attenuation coefficients (UV/Visible domain) from ocean color. Remote Sens. Environ., 112(4), 1584- 1602, doi:10.1016/j.rse.2007.08.009