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  • Vol. 23, Iss. 7 — Apr. 1, 1984
  • pp: 1009–1012

Long base line measurements of light transmission in clear water

Hugh Bradner and Grant Blackinton  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 23, Issue 7, pp. 1009-1012 (1984)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.23.001009


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Abstract

Measurements have been made of the uncollimated (poor geometry) 1/e transmission distance of light in seawater at ~1200- and 780-m depths, 34 km west of Keahole Point, Hawaii. The measurements were made with 480-nm blue-green light through path lengths of 84.0 and 7.86 m. Transmission distance is determined to be 25.9 m ±1 m at 1.2-km depth and 24.4 m ±1 m at 780-m depth.

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History
Original Manuscript: June 15, 1983
Published: April 1, 1984

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Hugh Bradner and Grant Blackinton, "Long base line measurements of light transmission in clear water," Appl. Opt. 23, 1009-1012 (1984)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-23-7-1009


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References

  1. See, for example, R. C. Smith, K. S. Baker, Appl. Opt. 20, 177 (1981). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  2. J. Ronald, V. Zaneveld, “Optical Properties of the Keahole DUMAND Site,” in Proceedings 1980 DUMAND Symposium, Vol. 1, V. J. Stenger, Ed. (Hawaii DUMAND Center, Honolulu, 1981), p. 1–8.
  3. A. Lewitus, Vertex 4 Cruise Technical Report, Moss Landing Marine Laboratories (1984), in preparation.
  4. See, for example, A. Morel, “Optical Properties of Pure Water and Pure Sea Water,” in Optical Aspects of Oceanography, N. Jerlov, E. S. Nielsen, Eds. (Academic, New York, 1974).

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