nicholas tufillaro: talks, meetings, workshops, field work.
video: Introduction to Ocean Color
presented at the University of Southern Oregon,
22 April 2011.
Participated in NOAA Gulf of Mexico Cal/Val Cruise on R/V Gordon Gunter, Pascagoula, Mississipp, 20-29 April 20212020
Invited talk at Oregon Lakes Association, "Looking at Oregon Lakes from Sentinel-2," 17 April 2020
Co-authored Poster presented at AGU annual meeting, "Monitoring Turbidity in San Francisco Estuary and Sacramento–San Joaquin Delta Using Satellite Remote Sensing," 20202019
Co-authored poster presented at AGU annual meeting, "Remote Sensing of Water Quality in Lake Toba (Indonesia)," San Francisco, CA, 2019.
Co-authored poster presented at AGU annual meeting, "Satellite-based detection of turbidity can be used to evaluate water flow operations in the San Francisco Estuary,", San Francisco, CA 2019.
2018 Co-authored oster presented at 2018 Ocean Sciences Meeting, "Diatom bloom occurrences during the extreme drought in the low salinity zone of San Francisco Bay/Delta.", Portland, OR 2018. Co-authored Poster presented at AGU annual meeting, "Evaluation of satellite-derived water quality variables using satellite remote sensing and in situ data in San Luis Reservoir", Washington, DC 2018.
Served on Steering Committee meeting for HYPERMAG Project, Ghent, Belgium, 15-16 October 2018.
Presentation to City of Salem Public Works on results of harmful algal bloom field work during summer 2018, Salem, OR, 11 September 2018.
Invited talk at NASA Goddard, Applications of remote sensing of water color to bays, lakes, and reservoirs, Greenbelt, MD, 27 August 2018.
Presentation at NASA GeoCAPE Workshop, Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, 21-22 August 2018.
Organized cruises for sampling radiometric data for water quality remote sensing products and harmful algal bloom monitoring for the City of Salem, OR, Summer 2018.
Organized cruise for sampling San Luis Reservoir for water quality remote sensing products with UC Merced, 4 August 2018.
Collected radiometric data on NOAA JPSS Cal/Val cruise in the Gulf of Mexico on R/V Okeanous Explorer, 7-20 May 2018.
Organized cruises with for sampling San Francisco Bay for water quality remote sensing products with USGS, March 2018.
Organized cruises for sampling San Francisco Bay for water quality remote sensing products, 14-17 November 2017.
Operated spectrometers and radiometers on San Francisco Bay Cruise for AVIRIS-NG overflight, 1 November 2017.
Poster presented at 'State of the Estuary Conference', Oakland, CA 10-11 October 2017.
Served on BELSPO Steering Committee for HYPERMAQ Project and presented an overview of HICO, Brussels, 24 May 2017.
Attended Third International Ocean Color Science Meeting (IOCS), Lisbon, Portugal, 15-18 May 2017.
Invited presentation at NASA KORUS-OC Workshop, MOS-P, GeoTASO, and remote sensing data products
for KORUS-OC, Portland, OR 19-21 April 2017.
Co-authored talks at 9th Biennial Bay-Delta Science Conference, Sacramento, CA 15-17 November 2017.
Talk: Field and Satellite Observations of the Spring 2016 Phytoplankton Bloom in the Northern San Francisco Estuary
(Dugdale, Wilkerson, Davis, Chai, Liu, Tufillaro).
Talk: Overview of RIO-SFE Program and Remote Sensing with Landsat 8
Talk: In Situ Measurements of Optical Properties and Lower Trophic Level Dynamics in the San Francisco Estuary,
Made during Drought and El Nino Conditions (RIO-SFE Study).
(Wilkerson, Dugdale, Davis, Tufillaro, Blaser, Antell, Lee)
Presentation at 'NASA San Francisco Bay Project (RIO-SFE)' Stake Holders Meeting,
Remote Sensing of the San Francisco Bay and Delta, Sacramento, CA, 14 November 2016.
Presentations at Ocean Optics XXIII, Victoria, BC, Canada, 23-28 October 2016.
Poster: Estimates of temporal timescales of coastal processes using Himawari-8
Poster: Constituent-Specific Optical Properties in the Delta Region of the
Sacramento River and Northern San Francisco Bay.
(Ackleson, Rhea, Blaser, Wilkerson, Dugdale, Davis, Tufillaro)
Poster: Remote Sensing of Suspended Particulate Matter and Algal Blooms
in San Francisco Bay and Estuary Using Landsat 8 OLI
(Davis, Tufillaro, Dugdale, Wilkerson, Ackleson)
Talk presented at NOAA STAR JPSS Science Team Meeting, West Coast Ocean Color Products &
NOAA VIIRS Cruise Comparisons, College Park MD, 8-12 August 2016.
Operated spectrometers and radiometers on San Francisco Bay RIO-SFE Cruise, R/V Questuary, 18-24 May 2016.
Operated spectrometers and radiometers on San Francisco Bay RIO-SFE Cruise, R/V Questuary, 24-30 March 2016.
Participated in presentations at Ocean Sciences 2016, New Orleans, Louisiana, 21-26 February 2016.
C24D-1152 Monitoring the Northern San Francisco Bay Water Quality with Landsat-8
EC21B-06 Using Remote Sensing to Determine the Spatial Scales of Estuaries
(Davis, Tufillaro, Nahorniak).
EC34A-1158 Optics of the Offshore Columbia River Plume from Glider Observations and Satellite Imagery
(Saldias, Shearman, Barth, Tufillaro).
HI34A-1801 Suspended and Dissolved Matter in the Sacramento River and Delta Region Under Drought Conditions
(Ackleson, Rhea, Blaser, Wilkerson, Dugdale, Davis, Tufillaro).
ME54C-0940 Community composition, biomass and photosynthetic competency of phytoplankton associated with
microscale features and frontal zones of the Gulf Stream
(Jenkins, Goes, Gomes, Chekalyuk, Arnone, Tufillaro).
Poster: Using GEO-TASO data for the Measurement of Ocean Properties,
NASA GEO-CAPE Open Community Workshop 31 August - 2 Sept, 2015, Research Triangle, NC.
Invited Talk: Validation of VIIRS Ocean Color Products for the West Coast,
NOAA STAR JPSS Team Meeting, 24-28 August 2015, College Park, MD.
Invited Talk: Simulating uncertainty propagation in an ocean color spectrometer,
Montana Uncertainty Quantification, 24-26 June 2015, Missoula, MT.
Poster: Impacts of Population Growth on the San Francisco Bay and Delta Ecosystem,
International Ocean Color Science Meeting (IOCS) Posters 15-18 June 2015, San Francisco, CA.
Poster presented at Ocean Optics XXI, Assessing the dynamics of the San Francisco Bay ecosystem
using the Hyperspectral Imager for the Coastal Ocean (HICO), Portland, MAINE, 26-31 October 2014.
Won Best Poster: Remote Multi-Attribute Spatiotemporal Dynamical Systems Analysis,
NGA Academic Research Program Meeting, 15-17 September 2014.
Talk presented at Joint Aquatic Sciences Meeting 2014, Examples of hyperspectral imaging
of cyanobacterial blooms in lakes from space, Portland, Oregon, 18-23 May, 2014.
Talk presented at Portland State University, Ocean Optics, Portland, Oregon, 5 May 2014.
Talk presented at Ocean Sciences 2014, Imaging the coastal ocean, Honolulu, Hawaii 23-28 February 2014.
Talk presented at SPIE Optical Engineering and Applications Conference, “Behavioral
model and simulator for a multi-slit optimized spectrometer (MOS), San Diego, CA, 26-27 August 2013.
Co-authored talk at SPIE Optical Engineering and Applications Conference, Hyperspectral
Imaging of Rivers and Estuaries, San Diego, CA, 26-27 August 2013.
Co-authored talk at SPIE Optical Engineering and Applications Conference, Multislit
Optimized Spectrometer: Fabrication & Assembly Update, San Diego, CA, 26-27 August 2013.
Talk presented at OEB/POA CEOAS Seminar, Oregon State University, Ocean Optics: Mixing
Measurements and Models, Corvallis, OR, 21 August 2013.
Co-authored talk at “SPIE Defense and Security+Sensing” conference, 29 April -3 May 2013 “Evaluating VIIRS
Ocean Color Products for West Coast and Hawaiian Waters” Baltimore, Maryland.
Talk Presented at Oregon Association of Physics Teachers (ORAAPT) on `Bouncing balls, drops, and quanta,'
Eugene, OR, 9 March 2013.
Organizer and Lecturer for `Workshop on hyperspectral remote sensing of water,' Otago University, Dunedin,
New Zealand, 11-13 February 2013.
Poster presented at AGU annual meeting, `Evaluation of VIIRS Ocean Color products for the West Coast and
Hawaii,' San Francisco, CA, 5 December 2012.
Talk presented at Willamette University, `Water Colors from Oregon,' Salem, OR, 26 October 2012.
Talk Presented at Oregon Association of Physics Teachers (ORAAPT) on `Oregon Waters from Space,'
Wilsonville, OR, 20 October 2012.
Co-authored poster at Ocean Optics 2012, `Hyperspectral Imager for the Coastal Ocean (HICO) on the
International Space Station: Three years and counting', Glasgow, Scotland, 8-12 October 2012.
Attended Eastern Pacific Ocean Conference 2012, Mt. Hood, OR, 19-22 September 2012.
Attended RIVET II Planning Meeting, Mouth of the Columbia, Denver, CO, 13-14 September 2012.
Talk presented at “Optical and remote sensing of the environment” OSA Conference, 24-28 June 2012,
“Derivative spectroscopy with HICO®” Monterey, California.
Co-authored talk at “Optical and remote sensing of the environment” OSA Conference, 24-28 June 2012, “HICO
observations of biological and sediment-transport processes in Monterey Bay, California.” Monterey,
Co-authored talk at “Optical and remote sensing of the environment” OSA Conference, 24-28 June 2012, “HICO
on-orbit performance and future directions.” Monterey, California.
Co-authored talk at “Optical and remote sensing of the environment” OSA Conference, 24-28 June 2012
“Multi-Slit optimized spectrometer: An innovative design for geostationary hyperspectral imaging.” Monterey,
Invited talk at “NASA Workshop for Remote Sensing of Coastal and Inland Waters,” 20-22 June 2012, University
of Wisconsin, Madison.
Co-authored talk at “SPIE Defense and Security+Sensing” conference, 23-27 April 2012, “Automated ocean color
product validation for the Southern California Bight. (slides)” Baltimore, Maryland.
Co-authored talk at “2012 Ocean Sciences Meeting,” 20-24 February 2012, “Hyperspectral imager for the
coastal ocean (HICO): Overview and coastal applications.” Salt Lake City, Utah.
Poster presented at “2012 Ocean Sciences Meeting,” 20-24 February 2012, “New products and automated
match-ups for the coastal Columbia river,” Salt Lake City, Utah.
Talk presented at Reed College Physics Seminar, 1 February 2012. “Looking at Oregon’s waters from above ---
and below,” Portland, OR.
Invited talk presented “2nd GOCI PI Workshop,” 11-13 January 2012, “Analysis of GOCI data in preparation
for GEO-CAPE” Ansan, South Korea.
Talk presented at Alex Kurapov’s group seminar at Oregon State University, 11 November 2011. “The shape of
ocean color,” Corvallis, OR.
Invited talk presented at Oregon Lakes Association, 22 October 2011, Looking at “Looking at Oregon Lakes
from Space.” Portland, Oregon.
Talk presented at American Physical Society Northwest Meeting 20-22 October 2011. “Viewing the Northwest
coast and Lakes from Space: HICO and MERIS 2011.” Corvallis, Oregon.
Co-authored talk presented at Current Problems in Optics of Natural Waters (ONW‘2011), 6-10 September 2011.
“The Hyperspectral Imager for the Coastal Ocean (HICO) - A New View of the Coastal Zone from the
International Space Station,” St. Petersburg.
Talk presented at 2011 Ocean Satellite Image Workshop at Oregon State University, 18-19 August 2011.
“Current and upcoming ocean satellite sensors and products,” Corvallis, OR.
Co-authored paper presented at Earth Science Technology Forum 2011, 21-23 June 2011. “Multi-Slit Offner
Spectrometer Development to Support GEO-CAPE Event Imager Science,” Pasadena, CA.
Talk presented at Ricardo Letelier’s group seminar at Oregon State University, 15 June 2011. “Using optical
flow to analyze ocean flow,” Corvallis, OR.
Attended SIAM conference on Applications of Dynamical Systems, 22-26 May 2011 (also 09, 99, 97, 92 & 90 in
Orlando, Fl), Snowbird, UT.
Poster presented at Nonlinear Dynamics and Fluid Instabilities in the 21st Century, 19-20 May 2011.
“Spectral imaging of the dynamics of the coastal ocean from space,” Haverford College, PA.
Talk presented at Alex Kurapov’s group seminar at Oregon State University, 29 April 2011. “Current and new
uses of ocean color remote sensing at OSU,” Corvallis, OR.
Public seminar on ‘Ocean Color (video)’ as part of Southern Oregon University’s Free Friday Seminars, 22
April 2011 (Earth Day), Ashland, Oregon.
Seminar on “Coast Color: The Big Picture ,” 18 April 2011, Lewis and Clark College, Portland, Oregon.
Lecture on MERIS data and products at the NOAA Ocean Satellite Course, 23-25 March, 2011, Corvallis, Oregon.
Talk presented at Oregon State University, 2 March 2011, Corvallis, OR. Sensing of coastal waters from the
international space station and satellites.
Talk presented at AERONET-Ocean Color Workshop, 23-24 February 2011, Greenbelt, Maryland. The southern
California SeaPRISM site.
Talk presented at HICO Users Meeting, 22 February 2011, Alexandria, Virginia. OSU HICO data sets and
Presentation at 'Oceans Optics XX,' 27 Sept -- 1 Oct 2010, Anchorage, Alaska. Indicators of plumes from HICO.
Invited talk presented at Experimental Chaos and Complexity Conference 2010, Nonlinear Network Analysis of
Electronic Systems: Theory and Practice, Lille, France, 1-4 June 2010.
Poster presented at 'Oceans from Space,' Venice 26-30 April 2010. Bio-physical dynamic features from space:
introducing an automated Front Retrieval of Oceanic Dynamic Topography (FRONT) algorithm.
Talk presented at 2010 American Physical Society Meeting, 15-19 March 2010. Portland, Oregon.
A Swinging Atwood's Machine.
Talk presented at 2010 Ocean Sciences Meeting, 22-26 February. Portland, Oregon. MERIS and HICO Imaging
along the Northwest Coast: 2009. Nicholas Tufillaro, Curt Davis, Oregon State and Z. (Ping) Lee, Mississippi State.
Certified in Inversion Procedures in Ocean Color Remote Sensing during advanced training course/workshop
held in Lauenberg, Germany 10-14 August, 2009. Related Software: IOCCG Software, QAA document, IOCCG News.
2008 and before
Invited lecturer for Fiber Optic Distributed Temperature Sensing for Ecological Characterization workshop,
Blue River, Oregon, 2-7 June 2008.
Paper presented at IMTC 2007 (IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference, Warsaw, Poland,
May 1-3, 2007, Model-based test for analog integrated circuits .
Paper presented at 40th Design Automation Conference held in Anaheim, California June 2-6, 2003. New
Techniques for Non-Linear Behavioral Modeling of Microwave/RF ICs from Simulation and Nonlinear Microwave
Measurement, Proceedings of the 40th Design Automation Conference, DAC 2003, Anaheim, CA, USA, June 2003.
Talk presented at 39th Annual Technical Meeting, Society of Engineering Science, October 13-16th, 2002, Penn
State University, Session on Dynamical Systems Methods for Diagnostics and Prognostics.
Paper presented at 2002 IEEE International Workshop on Behavioral Modeling and Simulation BMAS 2002 October
6-8, 2002, Santa Rosa, California, USA, Systematic Behavioral Modeling of Nonlinear Microwave/RF Circuits in
the Time Domain Using Techniques from Nonlinear Dynamical Systems.
ARFTG Conference talk, Behavioral models of microwave circuits with fading memory. 56th ARFTG Conference
Proceedings Boulder, Colorado, 30 November 2000.
Invited seminar at the Institute for Mathematics and its Applications, University of Minnesota, 26 December
1997. (title and abstract, notes prepared from talk).
Organizer of BRIMS International workshop on Automated analysis of driven nonlinear and stochastic systems,
20-24 January 1997, Bristol, UK.
Talk at BRIMS --- HP Labs Bristol, 22 June 1995. Nonlinear Dynamics --- Flows in 3D and beyond, a personal
overview of progress and prospects in nonlinear dynamics in recent years.
Reed College Senior Physics Seminar 3 February 1982. Swinging Atwood’s Machine.
Co-authored oster presented at 2018 Ocean Sciences Meeting, "Diatom bloom occurrences during the extreme drought in the low salinity zone of San Francisco Bay/Delta.", Portland, OR 2018.
Co-authored Poster presented at AGU annual meeting, "Evaluation of satellite-derived water quality variables using satellite remote sensing and in situ data in San Luis Reservoir", Washington, DC 2018.Presentation at annual NOAA JPSS Science Team Meeting, NOAA Center for Weather and Climate Prediction, College Park, MD, 28-30 August 2018.