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  • Vol. 29, Iss. 31 — Nov. 1, 1990
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Significant relationship between the backward scattering coefficient of sea water and the scatterance at 120°

Tomohiko Oishi  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 29, Issue 31, pp. 4658-4665 (1990)

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Computations of Mie scattering by marine particles indicate that the ratios between the backward scattering coefficient and the scatterance at 120° are ~6.9 ± 0.4, 7.2 ± 0.6, and 7.1 ± 0.5 for Junge, normal and log-normal particle size distributions, respectively. In situ observations of the scattering confirm this result.

© 1990 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: September 14, 1989
Published: November 1, 1990

Tomohiko Oishi, "Significant relationship between the backward scattering coefficient of sea water and the scatterance at 120°," Appl. Opt. 29, 4658-4665 (1990)

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