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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 19, Iss. 20 — Oct. 15, 1980
  • pp: 3428–3430

Remote sensing optical properties of a stratified ocean: an improved interpretation

Howard R. Gordon and Dennis K. Clark  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 19, Issue 20, pp. 3428-3430 (1980)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.19.003428


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Original Manuscript: May 12, 1980
Published: October 15, 1980

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Howard R. Gordon and Dennis K. Clark, "Remote sensing optical properties of a stratified ocean: an improved interpretation," Appl. Opt. 19, 3428-3430 (1980)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-19-20-3428


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References

  1. H. R. Gordon, W. R. McCluney, Appl. Opt. 14, 413 (1975). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  2. H. R. Gordon, Appl. Opt. 17, 1893 (1978). In this paper the drawings were inadvertently placed in reverse order. The figure captions are in correct order, but drawing 4 should be Fig. 1, drawing 3 should be Fig. 2, drawing 2 should be Fig. 3, and drawing 1 should be Fig. 4. [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  3. Since B was held constant, the resulting computations are strictly applicable only in the limit that the particle backscattering is much larger than the backscattering due to the water itself; however, the basic results of this paper should still be valid for the oceans.
  4. The optical depth τ is related to the real depth z through τ=∫0z(a+b)dz=∫0zc(z)dz.
  5. H. R. Gordon, O. B. Brown, M. M. Jacobs, Appl. Opt. 14, 417 (1975). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  6. H. R. Gordon, Appl. Opt. 16, 2627 (1977). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  7. Actually the attenuation coefficient for upwelling irradiance is not identical to K; however, the error made by assuming this equality is not serious in the present application.
  8. From Ref. 3,Rh=0.0001+0.3244Xh+0.1425Xh2+0.1308Xh3,andXh=−0.0003+3.0770Rh+4.2158Rh2+3.5012Rh3.
  9. To simplify the measurement of C¯s, note that g(z) = [Ed(z)/Ed(0)]2, where Ed(z) is the downwelling irradiance at depth z for the wavelength at which the measurement of C¯s is desired.

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