[Coral-List] Sat image, flood of 1993

carib at marine.usf.edu carib at marine.usf.edu
Tue May 18 11:03:33 EDT 2010

Hello, Osha, all:

Chuanmin Hu from USF has done significant additional work on this and also
places current imagery for the Gulf of Mexico here:


Older and current images for the Gulf of Mexico can be found here:


Please also see these references.

Del Castillo, C., P. Coble, R. Conmy, F. E. Muller-Karger, L.
Vanderbloemen, and G. Vargo. 2001. Multispectral in-situ measurements of
organic matter and chlorophyll fluorescence in seawater: Documenting the
intrusion of the Mississippi River Plume in the West Florida Shelf.
Limnology and Oceanography. 46(7). 1836-1843.

Del Castillo, C., F. Gilbes, P. Coble, and F. E. Muller-Karger. 2000. On
the dispersal of riverine colored dissolved organic matter over the West
Florida Shelf. Limnology and Oceanography. Vol. 45, No. 6. 1425-1432.

Hu, Chuanmin, James R. Nelson, Elizabeth Johns, Zhiqiang Chen, Robert H.
Weisberg, and Frank E. Muller-Karger. 2005. Mississippi River water in the
Florida Straits and in the Gulf Stream off Georgia in summer 2004.
Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 32, L14606, doi:10.1029/2005GL022942,

Muller-Karger, F. E. 2000. The Spring 1998 NEGOM Cold Water Event: Remote
Sensing Evidence for Upwelling and for Eastward Advection of Mississippi
Water (or: How an Errant LC Anticyclone Took the NEGOM for a Spin). Gulf
of Mexico Science. 1. 55-67.

Salisbury, J. E., J. W. Campbell, E. Linder,L. D. Meeker, F. E.
Muller-Karger, C. J. Vorosmarty. 2004. On the seasonal correlation of
surface particle fields with wind stress and Mississippi discharge in the
northern Gulf of Mexico. Deep-Sea Research II, 51 (2004) 1187–1203.

> Hello, coral-listers,
> I'm looking for a satellite photo from the Mississippi river flood of 1993
> that clearly shows the mud and detritus coming from the delta, east to
> Florida, and across the Florida Keys reef tract. Any ideas on where that
> might be?
> Cheers,
> Osha
>   _____
> Osha Gray Davidson
> Phoenix, AZ
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