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  • Vol. 41, Iss. 24 — Aug. 20, 2002
  • pp: 4958–4961

Ocean optics phase-function inverse equations

N. J. McCormick  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 41, Issue 24, pp. 4958-4961 (2002)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.41.004958


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Abstract

Equations are obtained for determining the Legendre polynomial expansion coefficients of the phase function from angular or angular-spatial integrals of the radiance measured either in water or at the surface.

© 2002 Optical Society of America

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
(290.4210) Scattering : Multiple scattering
(290.7050) Scattering : Turbid media

History
Original Manuscript: May 15, 2002
Revised Manuscript: June 10, 2002
Published: August 20, 2002

Citation
N. J. McCormick, "Ocean optics phase-function inverse equations," Appl. Opt. 41, 4958-4961 (2002)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-41-24-4958


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