Year 2021, Volume 5 , Issue 1, Pages 12 - 22 2021-03-31

Long time SST and Chlorophyll-a Pigment concentration of Lake Van Using MODIS

Mehmet Tahir KAVAK [1]

Current work concentrated on long-time SST and Chlorophyll-a pigment concentration of Lake Van using Modis-Aqua acquired data. Investigating the relationship between sea surface temperature (SST) and chlorophyll-a (Chl-a) increases our understanding of marine ecosystem and also provide us to assess the effect on aquatic animals that may arise as a result of changes in the environment. Long term Sea Surface Temperature variability and its relationship with chlorophyll-a pigment of phytoplankton biomass were investigated by using MODIS-Aqua (Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer) satellite imagery. SST and Chl-a acquired from MODIS-Aqua showed seasonal, annual and interannual variability of temperature. Monthly variability Chl-a from MODIS 2002 to 2020 also investigated, significant correlation between SST and Chl-a was not found P<0.05. First PCA of SST seems to show general average pattern of the lake, on the other hand PCA’s of Chl-a could not be calculated due to lack of null pixels within images. 
Chlorophyll, SST, Lake Van, EOF, MODIS, Climate
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Primary Language en
Subjects Ecology
Published Date March 2021
Journal Section Research Articles

Orcid: 0000-0002-3059-7915
Author: Mehmet Tahir KAVAK (Primary Author)
Country: Turkey


Application Date : October 16, 2020
Acceptance Date : January 25, 2021
Publication Date : March 31, 2021

APA Kavak, M . (2021). Long time SST and Chlorophyll-a Pigment concentration of Lake Van Using MODIS . International Journal of Agriculture Environment and Food Sciences , 5 (1) , 12-22 . DOI: 10.31015/jaefs.2021.1.3