Use of Sentinel 2 – MSI for water quality monitoring at Alqueva reservoir, Portugal

  title={Use of Sentinel 2 – MSI for water quality monitoring at Alqueva reservoir, Portugal},
  author={Miguel Potes and Gonçalo C. Rodrigues and Alexandra March{\~a} Penha and Maria Helena Novais and Maria Jo{\~a}o Costa and Rui Salgado and Maria Manuela Morais},
  journal={Proceedings of the International Association of Hydrological Sciences},
  • M. Potes, G. Rodrigues, M. Morais
  • Published 18 December 2018
  • Environmental Science
  • Proceedings of the International Association of Hydrological Sciences
Abstract. Alqueva reservoir located in southeast of Portugal has a surface area of 250 km2 and total capacity of 4150 hm3. Since 2006 the water quality of this reservoir is explored by the authors using remote sensing techniques. First using MERIS multi-spectral radiometer on-board of ENVISAT-1 and presently with MSI multi-spectral radiometer on-board SENTINEL-2. The existence of two satellites (A and B) equipped with MSI enable the area to be revisited, under the same viewing conditions, every… 

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