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  • Vol. 39, Iss. 27 — Sep. 20, 2000
  • pp: 4902–4910

Isotropic spherical source analysis for ocean optics

Norman J. McCormick and Ayşe Kaşkaş  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 39, Issue 27, pp. 4902-4910 (2000)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.39.004902


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Abstract

Plane-to-point transformations are used to develop a version of the Hydrolight computer program with which to compute the spatial dependence of the irradiance and the scalar irradiance of the light field away from an isotropic point source deep within a spatially uniform ocean. The transformations are also used to derive analytic approximations for determining the diffuse attenuation coefficient and the mean cosine of the radiance far from an isotropic point source. Approximations for determining the asymptotic diffuse attenuation coefficient from measurements at only two distances far from the source are derived and numerically tested with the modified version of the Hydrolight computer program. New spatial integrals of the outward irradiance are also derived that provide a different way for correlating the inherent optical properties of seawater.

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OCIS Codes
(010.0010) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Atmospheric and oceanic optics
(010.4450) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Oceanic optics
(030.5620) Coherence and statistical optics : Radiative transfer
(290.7050) Scattering : Turbid media

History
Original Manuscript: March 14, 2000
Revised Manuscript: June 12, 2000
Published: September 20, 2000

Citation
Norman J. McCormick and Ayşe Kaşkaş, "Isotropic spherical source analysis for ocean optics," Appl. Opt. 39, 4902-4910 (2000)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-39-27-4902


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