The particulate backscattering coefficient and the degree of polarization provide a means to study and characterize the nature of suspended marine particles. Here, we show that such information may be retrieved from remote sensing.
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(010.0010) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Atmospheric and oceanic optics
(010.4450) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Oceanic optics
(260.0260) Physical optics : Physical optics
(260.5430) Physical optics : Polarization
H. Loisel, L. Duforet, D. Dessailly, and P. Dubuisson, "A First Attempt to Assess Marine Particles Composition from Femote Sensing: Exploitation of the POLDER Polarized Radiances," in Photonic Metamaterials: From Random to Periodic, Technical Dgest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper WD26.
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