*Turner, J.S., Dierssen, H., Schofield, O., Kim, H.H., Stammerjohn, S., Munro, D.R., & Kavanaugh, M. Accepted. Changing phytoplankton phenology in the marginal ice zone west of the Antarctic Peninsula.  Marine Ecology Progress Series.

Cetinic, I, C.S. Rousseaux, et al. 2024.  Phytoplankton composition from sPACE: requirements, opportunities, and challenges.  Remote Sensing of Environment 302 (2024) 113964.

*Castagna, A., H.M. Dierssen, L.I. Devriese, G. Everaert, E. Knaeps, and S. Sterckx. 2023. Evaluation of plastic detection algorithms over land and aquatic floating targets from hyperspectral field and airborne data. Remote Sensing of Environment. 298: 113834. DOI: 10.1016/j.rse.2023.113834

Dierssen, H.M., M. Gierach, L.S. Guild, A. Mannino, J. Salisbury, S. Schollaert Uz, J. Scott, P.A. Townsend, K. Turpie, M. Tzortziou, E. Urquhart, R. Vandermeulen, and P.J. Werdell.  2023. Synergies between NASA’s Hyperspectral Aquatic Missions PACE, GLIMR, and SBG: Opportunities for new science and applications. Journal of Geophysical Research. 128(10): e2023JG007574. DOI: 10.1029/2023JG007574

*Russell, B., Dierssen, H. M.  2023. Underwater Spectral Reflectance Measurements: Reflectance Standard Submersion Factor and its Impact on Derived Target Reflectance. Applied Optics. 62: 6299-6306.

Dierssen, H.M., R.A. Vandermeulen, B.B. Barnes, A. Castagna, E. Knaeps, and Q. Vanhellemont. 2022. QWIP: A Quantitative Metric for Quality Control of Aquatic Reflectance Spectral Shape using the Apparent Visible Wavelength. Frontiers in Remote Sensing.

Chirayath, V., E. Bagshaw, K. Craft, H. Dierssen, D. Kline, D. Lim, M. Malaska, O. Pizarro, S. Purkis, D. Schroeder, P. Sobron, S. Waller, and D. Winebrenner. 2022. Oceans across the solar system and the search for extraoceanic life: Technologies for remote sensing and in situ exploration. Oceanography 35(1):54–65,

Glass, J.B., H.M. Dierssen, C.R. Glein, B.E. Schmidt, and D.P. Winebrenner. 2022. Defining and characterizing habitable environments in ocean world systems. Oceanography 35(1):30–38,

* Castagna, A., Amadei Martínez, L., Bogorad, M., Daveloose, I., Dassevile, R., Dierssen, H. M., Beck, M., Mortelmans, J., Lavigne, H., Dogliotti, A., Doxaran, D., Ruddick, K., Vyverman, W., and Sabbe, K. 2022. Optical and biogeochemical properties of Belgian inland and coastal waters, Earth Syst. Sci. Data Discuss. [preprint],, in review, 2022. (dataset).

*Castagna, A., H. Lavigne, H. M. Dierssen, K. Ruddick, E. Organelli, M. Bogorad, J. Mortelmans, W. Vyverman ,and K. Sabbe. 2021. Optical Detection of Harmful Algal Blooms in the Belgian Coastal Zone: A Cautionary Tale of Chlorophyll c3. Frontiers in Marine Science.

Dierssen, H.M., S. Ackleson, K. Joyce, E. Hestir, A. Castagna, S. Lavender, and M. McManus. 2021. Living up to the Hype of Hyperspectral Aquatic Remote Sensing: Science, Resources and Outlook. Frontiers in Environmental Science. 9, 134.

Milton Brown, H., M. Rubega and H.M. Dierssen. 2021. The light’s in my eyes: optical modeling demonstrates wind is more important than sea surface-reflected sunlight for foraging herons. PeerJ 9:e12006

Mender-Deuer, S., W. Slade, and H.M. Dierssen. 2021. Promoting Instrument Development for New Research Avenues in Ocean Science: Opening the Black Box of Grazing. Frontiers in Environmental Science, 26

Cawse-Nicholson, K. et al.  2021. NASA’s surface biology and geology designated observable: A perspective on surface imaging algorithms. Remote Sensing of the Environment. 257: 112349.

Khan, A. L., H. Dierssen, T. Scambos, J. Höfer, and R. R. Cordero. 2021. Spectral Characterization, Radiative Forcing, and Pigment Content of Coastal Antarctic Snow Algae: Approaches to Spectrally Discriminate Red and Green Communities and Their Impact on Snowmelt. The Cryosphere. 15, 133-148.

Garcia, R., Z.P. Lee, Barnes, B.B., Hu, C., Dierssen, H.M., Hochberg, E. 2020. Benthic classification and IOP retrievals in shallow water environments using MERIS imagery. Remote Sensing of Environment. 249: 112015.

Dierssen, H.M., A. Bracher, V. Brando, H. Loisel, and K. Ruddick. 2020. Data needs for hyperspectral detection of algal diversity across the globe. Oceanography. 33: 1. 74-79.

Dierssen, H. M., and Garaba, S. P. 2020. Bright Oceans: Spectral Differentiation of Whitecaps, Sea Ice, Plastics, and Other Flotsam, in: Recent Advances in the Study of Oceanic Whitecaps: Twixt Wind and Waves, edited by: Vlahos, P., and Monahan, E. C., Springer International Publishing, Cham, 197-208.

Castagna, A., S. Simis, H. Dierssen, Q. Vanhellemont, K. Sabbe, and W. Vyverman. 2020. Extending Landsat 8: Retrieval of an orange contra-band for inland water quality applications. Remote Sensing. 12(4), 637;

Garaba, S. P., Dierssen, H. M. 2020. Hyperspectral ultraviolet to shortwave infrared characteristics of marine-harvested, washed-ashore and virgin plastics. Earth System Science Data, 12(1), 77–86.

*Russell, B.J., E. Hochberg, and H.M. Dierssen. 2019. Water Column Optical Properties of Pacific Coral Reefs Across Geomorphic Zones and in Comparison to Offshore Waters. Remote Sensing. 11, 1757; doi:10.3390/rs11151757

Dierssen, H.M., K.J. Bostrom, A. Chlus, K. Hammerstrom, D. Thompson and Z.P. Lee. Pushing the Limits of Seagrass Remote Sensing in the Turbid Waters of Elkhorn Slough, California. 2019. Remote Sensing. 11(14), 1664;

*Freitas, F. H., and H. M. Dierssen. 2019. Evaluating the seasonal and decadal performance of red band difference algorithms for chlorophyll in an optically complex estuary with winter and summer blooms. Remote Sensing of Environment 231: 111228.

Chowdhary J, Zhai P, Boss E, Dierssen HM, Frouin RJ, Ibrahim AI, Lee Z, Remer LA, Twardowski M, Xu F. 2019. Modeling atmosphere-ocean radiative transfer: A PACE mission perspective. Frontiers in Earth Science 7:100.

Frouin RJ, Franz BA, Ibrahim A, Knobelspiesse K, Ahmad Z, Cairns B, Chowdhary J, Dierssen HM, Tan J, Dubovik O. et al. 2019. Atmospheric correction of satellite ocean-color imagery during the PACE era. Frontiers in Earth Science 7:145.

Remer LA, Davis AB, Mattoo S, Levy RC, Kalashnikova O, Chowdhary J, Knobelspiesse KD, Xu X, Ahmad Z, Boss E. et al. 2019. Retrieving aerosol characteristics from the PACE mission, Part 1: Ocean Color Instrument. Frontiers in Earth Science 7:152.

Remer LA, Knobelspiesse KD, Zhai P-W, Xu F, Kalashnikova O, Chowdhary J, Hasekamp OP, Dubovik O, Wu L, Ahmad Z. et al. 2019. Retrieving aerosol characteristics from the PACE mission, Part 2: Multi-angle and polarimetry. Frontiers in Environmental Science 7:94.

Castagna A, Johnson BC, Voss K, Dierssen HM, Patrick H, Germer TA, Sabbe K, Vyverman W. 2019. Uncertainty in global downwelling plane irradiance estimates from sintered polytetrafluoroethylene plaque radiance measurements. Applied Optics 58:4497–4511.

Dierssen. H.M. 2019. Hyperspectral measurements, parameterizations, and atmospheric correction of whitecaps and foam from visible to shortwave infrared for ocean color remote sensing. Frontiers in Earth Science 7:14. doi: 10.3389/feart.2019.00014

Hedley, J.D., *M. Mirhakak, A. Wentworth, H.M. Dierssen. 2018. Influence of three-dimensional coral structures on hyperspectral benthic reflectance and water-leaving reflectance. Applied sciences. 8: 2688. doi:10.3390/app8122688

Bender, H. P. Mouroulis, H.M. Dierssen, T. Painter, D. Thompson, C. Smith, J. Gross, R. Green, J. Haag, B. Van Gorp, and E. Diaz. 2018. Snow and Water Imaging Spectrometer (SWIS): Mission and instrument concepts for Earth-orbiting CubeSats. Journal of Applied Remote Sensing. JARS 12(4): 180127. doi: 10.1117/1.JRS.12.044001

*Garaba, S., J. Aitken, S. Boyan, H.M. Dierssen, L. Lebreton, O. Zielinski, and J. Reisser. Accepted. Sensing ocean plastics with an airborne hyperspectral shortwave infrared imager. Environ. Science & Technology.

*Perry, R., J. Vaudrey, and H.M. Dierssen. 2018. Nutrient dynamics and long range transport of floating seagrass wracks in Greater Florida Bay. Estuaries and Coastal Shelf Science. 209:7-17.

Karger F.M. et al. 2018. Satellite Sensor Requirements for Monitoring Essential Biodiversity Variables of Coastal Ecosystems. Ecological Applications. doi:10.1002/eap.1682

*Russell, B.J. and H.M. Dierssen. 2018. Color change in the Sargassum Crab, Portunus sayi: Response to diel illumination cycle and background albedo. Marine Biology 165(28):1-13. doi:10.1007/s00227-018-3287-1.

Stephens, B., M. Long, R. Keeling, E. Kort, C. Sweeney, E. Apel, E. Atlas, S. Beaton, J. Bent, N. Blake, J. Bresch, J. Casey, B. Daube, M. Diao, E. Diaz, H.Dierssen, V. Donets, B. Gao, M. Gierach, R. Green, J. Haag, M. Hayman, A. Hills, M. Hoecker-Martínez, S. Honomichl, R. Hornbrook, J. Jensen, R. Li, I. McCubbin, K. McKain, E. Morgan, S. Nolte, J. Powers, B. Rainwater, K. Randolph, M. Reeves, S. Schauffler, M. Smith, K. Smith, J. Stith, G. Stossmeister, D. Toohey, and A. Watt, 2017: The O2/N2 Ratio and CO2 Airborne Southern Ocean (ORCAS) Study. 2018. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc. doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-16-0206.1: 381-402.

*Fogarty, M.C., M.R. Fewings, A.C. Paget, H.M. Dierssen. 2018. The influence of a sandy substrate, seagrass, or highly turbid water on albedo and surface heat flux. J. Geophys. Res Oceans. 10.1002/2017JC013378

*Garaba, S. and H.M. Dierssen. 2018. An airborne remote sensing case study of synthetic hydrocarbon detection using short wave infrared absorption features identified from marine-harvested macro- and microplastics. Remote Sensing of the Environment. 205:224-235. 10.1016/j.rse.2017.11.023

Hedley, J. *B. Russell, *K. Randolph, R.M. Vásquez-Elizondo and H. Dierssen. 2017. Hyperspectral mapping of seagrass leaf area index and species by a physics-based approach: do sensitivity analyses and practical application agree? Frontiers in Marine Science. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2017.00362

*Khan, A., H. Dierssen, J. Schwarz, C. Schmitt, A. Chlus, M. Hermanson, T. Painter, and D. McKnight. 2017. Impacts of coal dust from an active mine on the spectral reflectance of Arctic surface snow in Svalbard, Norway. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos. 122(3):1767-1778. 10.1002/2016JD025757

*Randolph,K, H.M. Dierssen, A. Cifuentes, E. Monahan, W. Balch, and C. Zappa. 2017. Novel methods for optically measuring whitecaps under natural wave breaking conditions. J. Atmosph. & Oceanic Tech. 34(3): p. 533-554. DOI:

Brady, P., A. Gilerson, G. Kattawar, J. Sullivan, M. Twardowski, H. Dierssen, and M.E. Cummings. 2016. Response to Comment on “Open-ocean fish reveal an omnidirectional solution to camouflage in polarized environments.” Science: 353(6299): 552. DOI:10.1126/science.aaf5018

Russell, B.J., H.M. Dierssen, T.C. LaJeunesse, K.D. Hoadley, M.E. Warner, D.W. Kemp, T.G. Bateman.  2016.   Spectral Reflectance of Palauan Reef-Building Coral with Different Symbionts in Response to Elevated Temperature.  Remote Sens. 8(3):164. doi:10.3390/rs8030164.[PDF]

Hedley, J. B. Russell, K. Randolph and H. Dierssen.  2016.  A physics-based method for the remote sensing of seagrasses.  Remote Sens. Environ. 174: 134-147.[PDF]

Dierssen, H.M., G. McManus, A. Chlus, D. Qiu, B-C Gao, S. Lin. 2015. Space station image captures a red tide ciliate bloom at high spectral and spatial resolution. Proc. National Acad. Sci., 112 (48): 14783-14787.[PDF]

Brady, P., A. Gilerson, G. Kattawar, J. Sullivan, M. Twardowski, H. Dierssen, M. Gao, R. I. Etheredge, A. Ibrahim, C. Carrizo, Y. Gu, B. Russell, S. Zhao, A. Tonizzo, and M. Cummings. 2015.  Open ocean fish reveal an omnidirectional solution to camouflage in polarized environments. Science. 350(6263):965-969.[PDF]

Russell, B. and H. M. Dierssen. 2015. Use of Hyperspectral Imagery to Assess Cryptic Color Matching in Sargassum Associated Crabs. Plos One.[PDF]

Dierssen, H.M., A. Chlus, B. Russell. 2015. Hyperspectral discrimination of floating mats of seagrass wrack and the macroalgae Sargassum in coastal waters of Greater Florida Bay using airborne remote sensing. Remote Sens. Environ. 10.1016/j.rse.2015.01.027 [PDF]

Randolph, K., H.M. Dierssen, M. Twardowski, A. Cifuentes Lorenzen, C.J. Zappa. 2014. Optical measurements of small deeply-penetrating bubble populations generated by breaking waves in the Southern Ocean. J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 119, doi:10.1002/2013JC009227. [PDF]

Hill, V., R. C. Zimmerman, W. P. Bissett, D. D. R. Kohler, and H.M. Dierssen. 2014. Evaluating light availability and seagrass biomass and productivity using hyperspectral airborne remote sensing in Saint Joseph’s Bay, Florida. Estuaries and Coasts. DOI 10.1007/s12237-013-9764-3 [PDF]

Mouroulis, P., B.V. Gorp, R. Green, H.M. Dierssen, D.W. Wilson, M. Eastwood,J. Boardman, B. Gao, D. Cohen,B. Franklin, F. Loya, S. Lundeen, A. Mazer,I. McCubbin,D. Randall, B. Richardson,J.I. Rodriguez,C Sarture, E. Urquiza,R. Vargas,V. White,K. Yee. 2014. The Portable Remote Imaging Spectrometer (PRISM) coastal ocean sensor: characteristics and first flight results. Appl. Optics. 53(7):1363-1380. [PDF]

Dierssen, H.M. and A.E. Theberge. 2014. Bathymetry: Assessing Methods. Encyclopedia of Natural Resources. Taylor & Francis Group. New York. [PDF]

Dierssen, H.M. and A.E. Theberge. 2014. Bathymetry: Features and Hypsography. Encyclopedia of Natural Resources. Taylor & Francis Group. New York. [PDF]

Dierssen, H.M. and A.E. Theberge. 2014. Bathymetry: History of Seafloor Mapping. Encyclopedia of Natural Resources. Taylor & Francis Group. New York. [PDF]

Gilerson, A.A., J. Stepinski,A.I. Ibrahim,Y. You, J.M. Sullivan, M.S. Twardowski, H.M. Dierssen, B. Russell, M.E. Cummings, P. Brady, S.A. Ahmed, and G.W. Kattawar. 2013. Benthic effects on the polarization of light in shallow waters. Appl. Optics. 52(36):8685-8705 [PDF]

Johnsen G, Z. Volent, H.M. Dierssen, R. Pettersen, M.V. Ardelan, F. Søreide, P. Fearns, M. Ludvigsen, and M. Moline. 2013. Underwater hyperspectral imagery to create biogeochemical maps of seafloor properties. Chapter 20. In Subsea Optics and Imaging. Ed. J. Watson and O. Zielinski. Woodhead Publishing. DOI : 10.1533/9780857093523.3.508. pp. 508-535. [PDF]

Siegel, D.A., M.J. Behrenfeld, S. Maritorena, C.R. McClain, D. Antoine, S.W. Bailey, P.S. Bontempi, E.S. Boss, H.M. Dierssen, S.C. Doney, R.E. Eplee, Jr., R.H. Evans, G.C. Feldman, E. Fields, B.A. Franz, N.A. Kuring, C. Mengalt, N.B. Nelson, F.S. Patt, W.S. Robinson, J.S. Sarmiento, C.M. Swan, P.J. Werdell, T.K. Westberry, J.G. Wilding, J.A. Yoder. 2013. Regional to Global Assessments of Decadal Scale Phytoplankton Dynamics From The SeaWiFS Mission. Remote Sensing of the Environ. 135:77-91. [PDF]

Dierssen, H.M. 2013. Overview of hyperspectral remote sensing for mapping marine benthic habitats from airborne and underwater sensors. Ed. P. Mouroulis and T.S. Pagano. Proceedings of SPIE Imaging Spectrometry XVIII. San Diego, CA September, 2013. 8870-21. p. 1-7. [PDF]

Hovland, E.K., H.M. Dierssen, A.S. Foerreira, and G. Johnsen. 2013. Dynamics regulating major trends in Barents Sea temperatures and the subsequent effect on remotely sensed particulate inorganic carbon. Marine Ecol. Progr. Ser. 484:17-32. [PDF]

Dierssen, H.M. and K.L. Randolph. 2013. Remote Sensing of Ocean Color. Encyclopedia of Sustainability Science and Technology. Springer-Verlag. In press [PDF]

Aurin, D, and H. M. Dierssen. 2012. Remote sensing requirements for the optically complex waters of Long Island Sound. Remote Sensing of Environment. 125: 181-197 [PDF]

Rosa, R., Gonzales, L., H.M. Dierssen, and B. A. Seibel. 2012. Environmental determinants of latitudinal-size trends in cephalopods. Mar. Ecology Progress Series. 464: 153-165 [PDF]

Seibel, B. A., A. E. Mass, H.M. Dierssen. 2012. Energetic plasticity underlies a variable response to ocean acidification in the pteropod, Limacina helicina antarctica. PLoS ONE. 7(4). e30464. [PDF]

Maas, Amy E., L. E. Elder, H. M. Dierssen, and B. A. Seibel. 2011. The metabolic response of Antarctic pteropods (Mollusca: Gastropoda) to regional productivity: implications for biogeochemical cycles. Marine Ecol. Progr. Ser. 441: 129-139 [PDF]

Groundwater, H., M. Twardowski, H. Dierssen, A. Sciandra, S. Freeman. 2012. Determining oceanic particle size distributions and particle composition: a new SEM-EDS protocol with validation and comparison to other methods. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology. 29: 433-449 [PDF]

You,Y., A. Tonizzo, A. Gilerson, M. E. Cummings, P. Brady, J. M. Sullivan, M. S. Twardowski, H. M. Dierssen, S. A. Ahmed, and G. W. Kattawar. 2011. Measurements and simulations of polarization states of underwater light in clear oceanic waters. Appl. Optics. 50, 4873-4893. [PDF]

Mcpherson, M., V.J. Hill, R.C. Zimmerman, and H.M. Dierssen. 2011. The optical properties of Greater Florida Bay: Implications for seagrass abundance. Estuaries and Coasts. DOI: 10.1007/s12237-011-9411-9. [PDF]

Dierssen, H.M. 2010. Perspectives on Empirical Approaches for Ocean Color Remote Sensing of Chlorophyll in a Changing Climate. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 107:17073-17078. [PDF]

Dierssen, H.M. R.C. Zimmerman, D. Burdige, and L. Drake. 2010. Benthic ecology from space: optics and net primary production in seagrass and benthic algae across the Great Bahama Bank. Marine Ecol. Progr. Ser. Marine Ecol. Prog. Ser. 411:1-15. Feature article. [PDF]

Buonassissi, C., and H. M. Dierssen. 2010. A Regional Comparison of Particle Size Distributions and the Power-law Approximation in Oceanic and Estuarine Surface Waters. J. Geophys. Res. 115:C10028. doi:10.1029/2010JC006256. [PDF]

Aurin, D, H. M. Dierssen, M.S. Twardowski and C.S. Roesler. 2010. Optical complexity in Long Island Sound and implications for coastal ocean color remote sensing, J. Geophys. Res., 115 (C07011), doi:10.1029/2009JC005837. [PDF]

Dierssen, H.M., R.C. Zimmerman, D. Burdige, and L. Drake. 2009. Potential export of unattached benthic macroalgae to the deep sea through wind-driven Langmuir circulation. Geophysical Research Letters. 36. L04602, doi:10.1029/2008GL036188 [PDF]

Seibel, B.A. and H. M. Dierssen. 2009. Animal function at the heart (and Gut) of Oceanography. Science. 323, 343-344. [PDF]

Dierssen, H.M., R.C. Zimmerman, and D. Burdige. 2009. Optical properties and remote sensing of high turbidity carbonate sediment whitings on the Great Bahama Bank and relationship to Langmuir Circulation. Biogeosciences. 6: 1–14 (also Biogeosciences Discussion 2008, 5, 444-455) [PDF]

Dierssen, H.M., J. Acker, S. Bernard, and G. Pitcher. 2008. Hazards: Natural and Man-Made. In Why Ocean Colour? The Societal Benefits of Ocean Colour Technology. Ed. Platt, T., N. Hoepffner, V. Stuart, and C. Brown. International Ocean Color Coordinating Group (IOCCG) Report number 67. p. 83-102. [PDF]

Rosa, R., Dierssen, H. M., Gonzales, L., and B. A. Seibel. 2008. Large scale diversity patterns of cephalopods in the Atlantic open ocean and deep-sea. Ecology. 89, 3449-3461. [PDF]

Rosa, R., Dierssen, H. M., Gonzales, L., and B. A. Seibel. 2008. Ecological biogeography of cephalopod mollusks in Atlantic Ocean: Historical and contemporary causes of coastal diversity patterns. Global Ecology and Biogeography. 17: 600-610. [PDF]

Gao, B., M.J. Montes, R. Li, H.M. Dierssen, and C.O. Davis. 2007. An atmospheric correction algorithm for remote sensing of bright coastal waters using MODIS land and ocean channels in the solar spectral region. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing. 45 (6): 1835-1843.[PDF]

Dierssen, H.M., Ryan, J., and R. Kudela. 2006. Red and black tides: Quantitative analysis of water-leaving radiance and perceived color for phytoplankton, colored dissolved organic matter, and suspended sediments. Limnology and Oceanography 55(6): 2646-2659.[PDF]

Carr, M.E. et al. 2006. A comparison of global estimates of marine primary production from ocean color. Deep Sea Research II. 53: 741-770. [PDF]

Ryan, J., H.M. Dierssen, R. Kudela, C.A. Scholin, K.S. Johnson, F.P. Chavez, J.M. Sullivan, et al. 2005. Coastal ocean physics and red tides: An example from Monterey Bay, California. Oceanography 18: 246-255. [PDF]

Trees, C.C., P.W. Bissett, H. Dierssen, D.D.R. Kohler, M.A. Moline, J.L. Mueller, R.E. Pieper, M.S. Twardowski, J.R.V. Zaneveld. 2005. Monitoring water transparency and diver visibility in ports and harbors using aircraft hyperspectral remote sensing. Photonics for Port and Harbor Security, edited by M.J. DeWeert and T.T. Saito, Proceedings of the SPIE 5780: 91-98.[PDF]

Dierssen, H.M. 2005. Women in Oceanography: Autobiographical Sketch. Oceanography. 18(1). 107. [PDF]

Seibel, B.A., and H.M. Dierssen. 2003. Tip of the iceberg: Cascading trophic impacts of B-15A in the Ross Sea, Antarctica. Biol. Bulletin. 2025: 93-97. [PDF]

Dierssen, H.M., R.C. Zimmerman, R.A. Leathers, T.V. Downes, and C.O. Davis. 2003. Ocean color remote sensing of seagrass and bathymetry in the Bahamas Banks by high resolution airborne imagery. Limnology and Oceanography. 48 (1, part 2): 456-463. ( [PDF]

Dierssen, H.M., R.C. Smith, and M. Vernet. 2002. Glacial meltwater dynamics in coastal waters west of the Antarctic Peninsula. Proc. National Academy of Science. 99(4):1790-1795. [PDF]

Smith, R.C., K. Baker, H.M. Dierssen, S. Stammerjohn, M. Vernet. 2001. Variability of primary production in an Antarctic marine ecosystem as estimated using a multi-scale sampling strategy. American Zoologist. 41:40-56 [PDF]

Dierssen, H., and R. C. Smith. 2000. Bio-Optical properties and remote sensing ocean color algorithms for Antarctic Peninsula Waters. Journal of Geophysical Research. 105(C11): 26301-26312. [PDF]

Dierssen, H. M., M. Vernet, and R. C. Smith. 2000. Optimizing models for remotely estimating primary production in Antarctic coastal waters. Antarctic Science. 12:20-32. [PDF]

Dierssen, H. 2000. Ocean color remote sensing of chlorophyll and primary production west of the Antarctic Peninsula. PhD Thesis, University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA.

Dierssen, H.M., and R.C. Smith, Estimation of irradiance just below the air-water interface, in Proceedings Ocean Optics XIII, edited by S. Ackleson and R. Frouin, Proc. SPIE Int. Soc. for Opt. Eng., 2963, 204-209, 1996.

Smith, R. C., Dierssen, H. M., and Vernet, M., 1996, Phytoplankton biomass and productivity in the Western Antarctic Peninsula Region. Ross, R. M., Hofmann, E. E., and Quetin, L. B., ed., Foundations for Ecosystem Research West of the Antarctic Peninsula: AGU Antarctic Research Series.