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 SCIENTIFIC JOURNALS

Rodríguez-Guzmán, V., F. Gilbes (2009) Using MODIS 250 m Imagery to Estimate Total Suspended Sediment in a Tropical Open Bay. International Journal Of Systems Applications, Engineering & Development. 3(1):36-44.

Torres J.L., R.A. Armstrong, J.E. Corredor, F. Gilbes (2007) Physiological Responses of Acropora cervicornis to Increased Solar Irradiance, Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology, 83:839-850.

Schellekens J.H., F. Gilbes, G.D. Rivera, Y.C. Ysa, S. Chardon, Y. Fong. (2005) Reflectance spectra of tropical vegetation as a response to metal enrichment in the substrate of West-central Puerto Rico, Caribbean Journal of Earth Science, 39:9-12.

Singh H., R. Armstrong, F. Gilbes, R. Eustice, C. Roman, O. Pizarro, J. Torres (2004) Imaging Coral I: Imaging Coral Habitats With The SeaBED AUV, Subsurface Sensing Technology and Applications, 5(1):25-42.

Gilbes F. and R.A. Armstrong (2004) Phytoplankton Dynamics In The Eastern Caribbean Sea As Detected With Space Remote Sensing. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 25(7-8): 1449-1452.

Armstrong R.A., F. Gilbes, R. Guerrero, C. Lasta, and H. Miazán. (2004) Validation Of SeaWiFS-Derived Chlorophyll For The Rio De La Plata Estuary And Adjacent Waters. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 25(7-8):1501-1505.

Gilbes F., F. E. Müller-Karger, and C. E. Del Castillo. (2002) New Evidence For The West Florida Shelf Plume. Continental Shelf Research, 22:2479-2496.

Del Castillo C. E., F. Gilbes, P. G. Coble and F. E. Müller-Karger (2000) On The Dispersal Of Riverine Colored Dissolved Organic Matter (CDOM) Over The West Florida Shelf. Limnology and Oceanography, 45(6):1425-1432.

Gilbes F., C. Tomas, J. J. Walsh, and F. E. Müller-Karger (1996) An Episodic Chlorophyll Plume On The West Florida Shelf. Continental Shelf Research, 16(9):1201-1224.

Gilbes F., J. M. López, and P. M. Yoshioka (1996) Spatial And Temporal Variations Of Phytoplankton Chlorophyll-A And Suspended Particulate Matter In Mayagüez Bay, Puerto Rico. Journal of Plankton Research, 18(1):29-43.


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 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES

Rodríguez-Guzmán, V., F. Gilbes (2009) Estimating Total Suspended Sediments in Tropical Open Bay Conditions using MODIS. In: Proceedings of the 8th WSEAS International Conference on Instrumentation, Measurement, Circuits and Systems, Hangzhou, China, May 20-22, 2009, pp 83-86.

Guild, L., B. Lobitz, R. Armstrong, F. Gilbes, J. Goodman, Y. Detres, R. Berthold, and J. Kerr (2008) NASA Airborne AVIRIS and DCS Remote Sensing of Coral Reefs. In: Proceedings of the 11th International Coral Reef Symposium, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, 7-11 July 2008, Session number 17, pp 1-5.

Armstrong, R. A., H. Singh, S. Rivero, and F. Gilbes (2008) Monitoring Coral Reefs in Optically-Deep Waters. In: Proceedings of the 11th International Coral Reef Symposium, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, 7-11 July 2008, Session number 17, pp 1-5.

Guild, L., B. Lobitz, R. Armstrong, F. Gilbes, A. Gleason, J. Goodman, E. Hochbergg, M. Monaco, and R. Berthold (2007) NASA Airborne AVIRIS and DCS Remote Sensing of Coral Reefs. In: Proceedings of 32nd International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment, San Jose, Costa Rica, June 25-29, 2007, pp. 1-4.

Armstrong R., L. Guild, F. Gilbes, B. Lobitz, and Y. Detrés (2007) Water Column Corrections Of AVIRIS Data For Hyperspectral Characterization Of Benthic Marine Communities In Puerto Rico. In: Proceedings of 5th EARSeL Workshop on Imaging Spectroscopy, Bruges, Belgium, pp. 1-6.

Gilbes F., R.A. Armstrong, J. Goodman, M. Velez, and S. Hunt (2006) CenSSIS SeaBED: Diverse Approaches For Imaging Shallow And Deep Coral Reefs. In: Proceedings of Ocean Optics XVIII, Montreal, Canada, October 9-13, 2006, pp. 1-8.

Gilbes F., R. Armstrong, R.L. Miller, C.E. Del Castillo, M. Rosado, and N. Ramirez (2002) Bio-Optical Evidence Of Land-Sea Interactions In The Western Coast Of Puerto Rico. In: Proceedings of XVI Meeting, Santa Fe, Nuevo Mexico, pp. 1-12.

Lee-Borges J., F. Gilbes, and R.A. Armstrong (2002) Seawifs Validation At The Caribbean Time Series Station. In: Proceedings of XVI Meeting, Santa Fe, Nuevo Mexico, pp. 1-7.

Gilbes F. and R. A. Armstrong (2000) Inherent Optical Properties At The Caribbean Time Series Station (CaTS). In: Proceedings of Ocean Optics XV, Monaco, pp. 1-13.

Armstrong R. A., J. M. López, and F. Gilbes (2000) Apparent Optical Properties At The Caribbean Time Series Station (CaTS). In: Proceedings of Ocean Optics XV, Monaco, pp. 1-5.

Del Castillo C. E., F. Gilbes, P. G. Coble and F. E. Müller-Karger (1998) Optical Characteristics Of Dissolved Organic Matter During A Bloom On The West Florida Shelf. In:Proceedings of Ocean Optics XIV, Hawaii, pp. 1-6.


 MASTER AND DOCTORAL THESES

Reyes-Pesaresi, Patrick (2010) Dynamics Of Chromophoric Dissolved Organic Matter (CDOM) In Coastal Tropical Waters. University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez, Department of Marine Sciences, 161 pages.

Rodríguez-Guzmán, Vilmaliz (2009) Remote Sensing of Suspended Sediment in Mayagüez Bay Associated with Inland Soil Erosion Rates. University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez, Department of Geology, 123 pages.

Campos-Bistani, Luis (2009) Identifying Total Phosphorus Spectral Signal In A Tropical Estuary Lagoon Using An Hyperspectral Sensor And Its Applicaton To Water Quality Modeling. University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez, Department of Civil Engineering, 314 pages.

Rosado-Torres, Marcos (2008) Evaluation And Development Of Bio-Optical Algorithms For Chlorophyll Retrieval In Western Puerto Rico. University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez, Department of Marine Sciences, 116 pages.

López-Rosado, Ramón (2008) Photosynthetic Efficiency Of Phototrophic Plankton And Bio-Optical Variability As Influenced By Mesoscale Processes In The Eastern Caribbean Basin. University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez, Department of Marine Sciences, 139 pages

Ludeña-Hinojosa, Yvette (2007) Cyanobacteria Of Mayaguez Bay: Abundance, Distribution, And Its Relation With The Bio-Optical Properties (Written in Spanish). University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez, Department of Biology, 120 pages.

Arce-Arce, Jeannette (2005) Remote Sensing Of Benthic Habitats In Southwestern Puerto Rico. University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez, Department of Geology, 82 pages.

Chiques, Gretchen (2005) Spectral Characterization Of Sandy Beaches In Western Puerto Rico. University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez, Department of Geology, 65 pages.

Torres-Pulliza, Damaris (2004) A Multi-Sensor Comparison For Coral Reef Habitat Mapping: A Case Study Using A Tropical Patch Reef Environment In Biscayne National Park, Florida. University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez, Department of Geology, 73 pages.

Lee-Borges, Jesús (2003) Contribution Of Picoplankton To Phytoplankton Dynamics And Bio-Optics Of The Eastern Caribbean Sea. University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez, Department of Marine Sciences, 133 pages.

Rosado-Torres, Marcos (2000) Variability in the Bio-Optical Properties of Mayagüez Bay. University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez, Department of Marine Sciences, 70 pages.


 UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH

Santiago Perez, Yanira (2015) Spatial and Temporal Shoreline Changes at Playa Jayuya, Fajardo Puerto Rico, 40 pages

Santiago Perez, Yanira (2015) Shoreline Change at Playa Jayuya, Fajardo, Puerto Rico using Digital Shoreline Analysis System (DSAS), 18 pages

Vargas Serrano, Kateleen (2015) Quantitative Analysis of Suspended Sediments and Chlorophyll-A in Coastal Waters of Puerto Rico Using Meris, 27 pages

Vargas Serrano, Kateleen (2014) Plume analysis in six rivers of Puerto Rico using MERIS, 21 pages

Crespo Jones, Héctor (2014) Spatial and Temporal Analysis of Shoreline Changes with AMBUR on Arecibo, Puerto Rico, 52 pages

Crespo Jones, Héctor (2013) Shoreline Changes during the last 60 years in Arecibo, Puerto Rico, 35 pages.

Aceituno Díaz, Josué (2013) Mapping the Frequency and Distribution of the Rio Grande de Añasco Plume using MERIS, 60 pages.

Aceituno Díaz, Josué (2013) Characterizing the Añasco River Plume using MERIS, 41 pages.

Mejías Santiago, Pablo (2012) Measuring Shoreline Changes in Rincon Beach Using Remote Sensing Techniques, 18 pages.

Palmer Velázquez, Luis A.(2012) Improved monitoring of suspended sediments in the Añasco River plume by using ETM+, 19 pages.

Palmer Velázquez, Luis A.(2011) Applying Remote Sensing Techniques to Detect Metal Contamination in Mangrove Wetlands, 13 pages.

Luna Rivera, Melanie (2011) Dynamics of the Añasco River Plume as detected by MODIS and ETM+, 28 pages.

Cruz Benitez, Alexis (2009) Spectral Slope Analysis of Suspended Sediments from Mayagüez Bay, 26 pages.

Cruz Benitez, Alexis (2008) Spectral Effect of Minerals in Sediments of Mayagüez Bay, 34 pages.

López Feliciano, Ivelisse (2008) Risk Assessment of Seismic Activity in Mayagüez-Puerto Rico using GIS, 44 pages.

Hernández Guevara, Natlee M. (2008) Grain Size, Composition and Spectral Response of Deposited Sediments in Mayagüez Bay, 18 pages.

Martínez Colón, José F. (2007) Development of a Site-Specific Algorithm to Estimate Suspended Sediments using MODIS, 19 pages.

Hernández Guevara, Natlee M. (2007) Dynamics of MODIS Chlorophyll-a in Mayagüez Bay and its Relationship with SS, 17 pages.

Soto Viruet, Yadira (2007) Land Use/Land Cover of two bioluminescent bays in Puerto Rico, 26 pages.

Martínez Colón, José F. (2007) Estimation of suspended sediments using MODIS 250 m bands in Mayagüez Bay, 13 pages.

Soto Viruet, Yadira (2006) Heavy Metals Contamination In Two Bioluminescent Bays Of Puerto Rico, 32 pages.

García-Rodríguez, Johanna N. (2006) Changes In Spectral Slope Due To The Effect of Grain Size And Moisture In Beach Sand, 27 pages.

González-Tosado, Eidalia (2006) Suspended Sediments Around Puerto Rico As Measured With AVIRIS And MODIS, 26 pages.

García-Rodríguez, Johanna N. (2006) Effect Of Grain Size And Moisture On The Reflectance Of Beach Sand, 26 pages.

Roman-Colon, Yomaira (2006) The Use Of AVIRIS To Monitor The Contamination In Mangrove Wetlands, 16 pages.

Gonzalez-Tosado, Eidalia (2005) Dynamics Of River Plumes As Detected With AVIRIS, 34 pages.

Quiñones-Rivera, Joel (2005) Bio-Optical Variability In Mayaguez Bay During The Rainy Season, 16 pages.

Rodriguez-Gonzalez, Ketlyn (2005) Origin Of The Sediments Discharged By The Rio Grande De Añasco, 30 pages.

Arocho-Miranda, Amarylis (2004) Sedimentation Effects On Bioluminescent Bays of Puerto Rico, 11 pages.

Cameron-Gonzalez, Antonio (2004) Spectral Analyses And Sedimentation Of The West Coast Beaches of Puerto Rico, 20 pages.

Rodriguez-Gonzalez, Ketlyn (2004) Temporal Changes Of La Parguera Reefs As Detected With Remote Sensing, 30 pages.

Arocho-Miranda, Amarylis (2003) The Effects of Sediments On Bioluminescent Bays, 28 pages.

De Rivera-Rivera, Garymar (2003) Sediment Dynamics And Their Temporal Variability In The Mayaguez Bay, 58 pages.

Lugo-Rodriguez, Maher (2002) Spatial And Temporal Variability Of Sediments and Optics In Mayaguez Bay, 19 pages.


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