Past studies

Over the more than 20 years our group has been involved in applying satellite imagery to the measurement of surface water quality, we have conducted studies on a wide variety of topics. The links below provide summaries of and references to the most important findings of these past research efforts. 

Land cover classification of Lake of the Woods/Rainy River Basin by object‐based image analysis of Landsat and lidar data (PDF)

NSF CDOM Project (PDF)

Aquatic plant mapping (PDF)

Mapping water quality in rivers (PDF)

Water clarity of lakes at the city level (PDF)

Water clarity of lakes across the Twin Cities metro area (PDF)

Water clarity of lakes in Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio (PDF)

Water clarity of lakes in western Ontario (PDF)