CERC - Canada Research Chair in Remote Sensing of Canada’s New Arctic Frontier

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Atsushi Matsuoka

Research Associate (CNRS)

Contact information:
Université Laval,
Pavillon Alexandre-Vachon
1045, avenue de la Médecine
Local 2064,
Quebec City, (Quebec) G1V 0A6 Canada

Phone : 418-656-2131 ext. 3198
Fax : 418-656-2339
Email :

Education:

Ph.D. Fisheries Sciences(2005-2008)
Graduate School of Fisheries Sciences, Hokkaido University, Japan
Related specialities: Marine Bioresource and Environment sensing, Satellite Oceanography, Marine bio-optics

Masters in Fisheries Sciences (2003-2005)
Graduate School of Fisheries Sciences, Hokkaido University, Japan
Related specialities: Marine Bioresource and Environment sensing, Satellite Oceanography, Marine bio-optics

B. Sc. Fisheries Oceanography and Marine Science (1999-2003)
Faculty of Fisheries, Hokkaido University, Japan

Research Interests :

  • Ocean color remote sensing
  • Marine bio-optics
  • Linkage between physical and Biogeochemical processes
  • Climate change in terms of biological variability
  • Change in Carbon budget in Arctic waters as consequences of global warming

Professionnal Research Experience :

July 2015 to present: funded by Centre National d'Étude Spatiales (CNES) Improvement of atmospheric correction for near-sea ice area using a radiative transfer model (3DMCPOL)

October 2011 to June 2015: funded by the Canadian Excellence Research Chair in remote sensing of Canada's new Arctic frontier at the Université Laval
Development of a semi-analytical algorithm for estimating absorption coefficients of colored dissolved organic matter (CDOM) and dissolved organic carbon (DOC) concentrations for Arctic waters, conducted at Université Laval

October 2010 to October 2011: funded by Centre National de la Recherche Scienfitique (CNRS)
Research on parameterization and its application of bio-optical properties to ocean color remote sensing for Arctic waters, being conducted at Laboratoire d'Océanographie de Villefranche, Université de Paris 6 (Université Pierre et Marie Curie)/CNRS

October 2009 to September 2010: funded by Centre National d'Étude Spatiales (CNES)
Research on transport of colored dissolved organic matters in Western Arctic waters using both optical properties and hydrographic features, being conducted at Laboratoire d'Océanographie de Villefranche, Université de Paris 6 (Université Pierre et Marie Curie)/CNRS

October 2008 to September 2009: funded by the Bourses du Gouvernement Francais ~Disciplines Scientifiques~ Promotion Jean Henri-Fabre
Research on seasonal variability in the light absorption properties of Western Arctic waters and its application for ocean color algorithms, conducted at Laboratoire d'Océanographie de Villefranche, Université de Paris 6 (Université Pierre et Marie Curie)/CNRS

October 2006 to September 2007: Funded by the Japan Student Service Organization (JASSO)
Research on bio-optical characteristics of the Arctic Ocean, conducted at Laboratoire d'Oceanographie de Villefranche, Université de Paris 6 (Université Pierre et Marie Curie)/CNRS

January to May 2004: Funded by the International Arctic Research Center (IARC) - Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) project
Research on climate change using remotely sensed data (i.e., phytoplankton biomass and sea ice extent) in the Arctic Ocean, conducted at the International Arctic Research Center (IARC), University of Alaska, Fairbanks

Publications:

Matsuoka, A., M. Babin, and E. C. Devred (2016), A new algorithm for discriminating water sources from space: a case study for the southern Beaufort Sea using MODIS ocean color and SMOS salinity data. Remote Sensing of Environment. 184, 124-138, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2016.05.006

Matsuoka, A., E. Ortega-Retuerta, A. Bricaud, K. R. Arrigo, and M. Babin (2015), Characteristics of colored dissolved organic matter (CDOM) in the Western Arctic Ocean: relationships with microbial activities, Deep-Sea Research Part II, doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2015.02.012.

Coupel, P., A. Matsuoka, D. Ruiz-Pino, M. Gosselin, H. Claustre, D. Marie, J.-É. Tremblay, and M. Babin (2014), Pigment signatures of phytoplankton communities in the Beaufort Sea, Biogeosciences, 12, 991-1006, doi:10.5194/bg-12-991-2015.

Monier, A., J. Comte, M. Babin, A. Forest, A. Matsuoka, and C. Lovejoy (2014), Oceanographic structure drives the assembly processes of microbial eukaryotic communities, ISME Journal, doi: 10.1038/ismej.2014.197.

Arrigo, K. R., D. K. Perovich, R. S. Pickart, Z. W. Brown, G. L. van Dijken, K. E. Lowry, M. M. Mills, M. A. Palmer, W. M. Balch, F. Bahr, N. R. Bates, C. Benitez-Nelson, B. Bowler, E. Brownlee, J. K. Ehn, K. E. Frey, R. Garley, S. R. Laney, L. Lubelczyk, J. Mathis, A. Matsuoka, B. G. Mitchell, G. W. Kent Moore, E. Ortega-Retuerta, S. Pal, C. M. Polashenski, R. A. Reynolds, B. Scheiber, H. M. Sosik, M. Stephens, and J. H. Swift (2014), Phytoplankton blooms beneath the ice in the Chukchi Sea, Deep Sea Research II, 105, 1-16.

Organelli, E., A. Bricaud, D. Antoine, and A. Matsuoka (2014), Seasonal dynamics of light absorption by chromophoric dissolved organic matter (CDOM) in the NW Mediterranean Sea (BOUSSOLE site), Deep-Sea Research Part I, 92, 72-85.

Matsuoka, A., M. Babin, D. Doxaran, S. B. Hooker, B. G. Mitchell, S. Bélanger, and A. Bricaud (2014), A synthesis of light absorption properties of the Arctic Ocean: application to semianalytical estimates of dissolved organic carbon concentrations from space, Biogeosciences, 11, 3131-3147, doi:10.5194/bg-11-3131-2014.

Antoine, D., S. B. Hooker, S. Bélanger, A. Matsuoka, and M. Babin (2013), Apparent Optical Properties of the Canadian Beaufort Sea, Part I: Observational Overview and Water Column Relationships, Biogeosciences, 10, 4493–4509, doi:10.5194/bg-10-4493-2013.

Hooker, S. B., J. Morrow, and A. Matsuoka (2013), Apparent optical properties of the Canadian Beaufort Sea – Part 2: The 1 % and 1 cm perspective in deriving and validating AOP data Earth System Dynamics products, Biogeosciences, 10, 4511–4527, doi:10.5194/bg-10-4511-2013.

Bélanger, S., S. Cizmeli, J. Ehn, A. Matsuoka, D. Doxaran, S. Hooker, and M. Babin (2013), Optical properties of the southeastern Beaufort Sea, Arctic Ocean: Impact of multi-year ice melting on the light absorption and photon budgets, Biogeosciences, 10, 6433-6452, doi:10.5194/bg-10-6433-2013.

Ardyna M, M. Babin, M. Gosselin, E. Devred, S. Bélanger, A. Matsuoka, and J.-É. Tremblay (2013), Parameterization of vertical chlorophyll a in the Arctic Ocean: Impact of the subsurface chlorophyll maximum on regional, seasonal and annual primary production estimates, Biogeosciences, 10, 4383–4404, doi:10.5194/bg-10-4383-2013.

Para, J., B. Charrière, A. Matsuoka, W. L. Miller, J. F. Rontani, and R. Sempéré (2012), UV/PAR radiations and DOM properties in surface coastal waters of the Canadian shelf of the Beaufort Sea during summer 2009, Biogeosciences, 10, doi:10.5194/bg-10-2761-2013.

Matsuoka, A., S.B. Hooker A. Bricaud, B. Gentili and M. Babin (2013), Estimating absorption coefficients of coloured organic matter (CDOM) using a semi-analytical algorithm for Southern Beaufort Sea (Canadian Arctic) waters: application to deriving concentrations of dissolved organic carbon from space. Biogeosciences Vol. 10, doi:10.5194/bg-10-917-2013, 917-927.

Matsuoka, A., A. Bricaud, R. Benner, J. Para, R. Sempere, L. Prieur, S. Belanger, and M. Babin (2012), Tracking the transport of colored dissolved organic matter in Southern Beaufort Sea waters, Canadian Arctic: relationship with hydrographical characteristics. Biogeosciences Vol. 9, doi:10.5194/bg-9-925-2012, 925-940.

Ortega-Retuerta, E., W. H. Jeffrey, M. Babin, S. Bélanger, R. Benner, D. Marie, A. Matsuoka, P. Raimbault, and F. Joux (2012), Carbon fluxes in the Canadian Arctic: patterns and drivers of bacterial abundance, production and respiration on the Beaufort Sea margin, Biogeosciences, 9, doi:10.5194/bg-9-3679-2012, 3679-3692.

Doxaran, D., J. Ehn, S. Bélanger, A. Matsuoka, S. B. Hooker, and M. Babin (2012), Remote sensing the dynamics of suspended particles in the Mackenzie River plume (Canadian Arctic Ocean), Biogeosciences, 9, doi:10.5194/bg-9-3213-2012, 3213-3229.

Arrigo, K.R., D.K. Perovich, R.S. Pickart, Z.W. Brown, G.L. van Dijken, K.E. Lowry, M.M. Mills, M.A. Palmer, W.M. Balch, F. Bahr, N.R. Bates, C. Benitez-Nelson, B. Bowler, E. Brownlee, J.K. Ehn, K.E. Frey, R. Garley, S.R. Laney, L. Lubelczyk, J. Mathis, A. Matsuoka, B.G. Mitchell, G.W. Kent Moore, E. Ortega-Retuerta, S. Pal, C.M. Polashenski, R.A. Reynolds, B. Scheiber, H.M. Sosik, M. Stephens, and J.H. Swift (2012), Massive phytoplankton blooms under Arctic sea ice,  Science, 10.1126/science.1215065.

Matsuoka, A., V. Hill, Y. Huot, M. Babin, and A. Bricaud (2011), Seasonal variability in the light absorption properties of Western Arctic waters: parameterization of the individual components of absorption for ocean color applications, JGR-oceans, Vol. 116, doi:10.1029/2009JC005594.

Matsuoka, A., P. Larouche, M. Poulin, W. Vincent, and H. Hattori (2009), Phytoplankton community adaptation to changing light levels in the southern Beaufort Sea, Canadian Arctic, Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, Vol. 82, pp. 537-546.

Matsuoka, A., Y. Huot, K. Shimada, S. Saitoh, and M. Babin (2007), Bio-optical characteristics of the Western Arctic Ocean: Implications for ocean color algorithms, Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing, Vol. 33, pp. 503-518.

Miyakoshi, Y., S. Saitoh, A. Matsuoka, M. Takada, H. Asami, and M. Fujiwara (2007), Evaluation of stacking timing of chum salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) in northern Japan by measurement of coastal sea surface temperature using satellite remote sensing, GIS Spatial analyses in Fishery and Aquatic Sciences, Vol. 3, pp. 227-240.

Matsuoka, A., P. Larouche, T. Hirawake, M.-È. Garneau, K. Simpson, S. Saitoh, and H. Hattori (2006), Dramatic Change of bio-optical properties before and after sea ice production in the mouth of the Mackenzie River and the Cape Bathurst polynya regions, Canadian Arctic, Proceedings of Ocean Optics 18 [CD ROM], pp. 64/1-64/10.

Matsuoka, A., S. Saitoh, and K. Shimada (2005), A new approach for ocean color algorithm in Case2 water using bio-optical field measurements in the Western Arctic Ocean, Remote Sensing of the Ocean, Sea Ice, and Large Water Regions 2005, Proceedings of SPIE International Society of Optical Engineering, Vol. 5977, pp. 597709/1-597709/11.

Books:

Reynolds, R., A. Matsuoka, T. Hirawake, S. Bélanger, and B. G. Mitchell (2015), Ocean colour algorithms and bio-optical relationships for polar seas, in International Ocean Colour Coordinating Group (IOCCG) report on polar seas, in press.

Non Peer-reviewed Publications:

Matsuoka, A., P. Larouche, T. Hirawake, M.-È. Garneau, K. Simpson, S. Saitoh, and H. Hattori (2006), Dramatic Change of bio-optical properties before and after sea ice production in the mouth of the Mackenzie River and the Cape Bathurst polynya regions, Canadian Arctic, Proceedings of Ocean Optics 18 [CD ROM], 64/1-64/10.

Matsuoka, A., S. Saitoh, and K. Shimada (2005), A new approach for ocean color algorithm in Case2 water using bio-optical field measurements in the Western Arctic Ocean, Remote Sensing of the Ocean, Sea Ice, and Large Water Regions 2005, Proceedings of SPIE International Society of Optical Engineering, 5977, 597709/1-597709/11.