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MERIS in Medical News

American TeleCare, Inc. (ATI) Appoints Michael A. Brodeur as Chief Financial Officer

...f laser-based surgical devices. He has also served as CFO of McKesson Medical Management (a $500 million pharmacy outsource provider to hospitals) and meris Laboratories, Inc. (a $50 million clinical laboratory testing company). He previously held other senior financial leadership positions with EPS Soluti...

ESA contributes to ocean carbon cycle research

...cycle research, ESAs GlobColour project has merged 55 terabytes of data from three state-of-the-art instruments aboard different satellites, including meris aboard ESAs Envisat, MODIS aboard NASAs Aqua and SeaWiFS aboard GeoEyes Orbview-2, to produce a 10-year dataset of global ocean colour stretching to 2...

Envisat Captured Breath of Volcano

... Indonesias Mount Gamkonora volcano is spewing hot ash and smoke into the air, seen in the image taken by the meris instrument aboard ESAs satellite Envisat, causing more than 8000 people to be evacuated amid fears of an imminent eruption, according to officials. ...
MERIS in Biological News

UN climate conference hears how EO can help

... mapping by high resolution optical satellite sensors like Landsats Thematic Mapper, Spots HR, Terras ASTER, IRS-P6s medium resolution AWIFS, Envisats meris and Terras MODIS instruments, which are the work horses for large area baseline mapping. However, tropical rainforests are notorious for persisten...

Envisat captures first image of Sargassum from space

...modellers. The discovery was made using the meris maximum chlorophyll index (MCI) which provides an ...duce detailed images of chlorophyll per unit area. meris is uniquely suited for this because it provides im... primary productivity. "The 709 band used by meris is not present on other ocean-colour sensors. It w...

Climate experts search for answers in the oceans

...rface temperature, ESA is merging data from state-of-the-art instruments aboard different satellites. GlobCOLOUR uses data from colour sensors such as meris aboard ESA’s Envisat as well as MODIS carried aboard NASA’s Aqua and SeaWiFS aboard GeoEye's Orbview-2 satellite. Medspiration utilises data from ESA’...

Harmful Algal Blooms monitored from space in Chile

...ar real-time EO data, such as chlorophyll-a pigment concentration, secchi transparency, suspended matter and sea surface temperature, derived from the meris instrument onboard ESA's Envisat satellite and the MODIS instrument onboard NASA's Aqua satellite and in situ water monitoring to monitor the Southern...

Health of coral reefs detected from orbit

... Australian researchers have found Envisat's meris sensor can detect coral bleaching down to ten metr...'s Medium Resolution Imaging Spectrometer (MERIS). meris acquires images in 15 different spectral bands at ...versity of Queensland research station. Validating meris Full Resolution mode results, they found that obse...

MERIS monitoring tracks planetary photosynthesis levels

... Daily multispectral observations from Envisat's meris sensor are being combined with a sophisticated pro...or global monthly photosynthesis maps derived from meris imagery. Their production represents a demanding d...t's standard Level-2 product on land, known as the meris Global Vegetation Index (MGVI) provides FAPAR valu...
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