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  • Vol. 29, Iss. 34 — Dec. 1, 1990
  • pp: 5046–5048

Infrared propagation within a few meters of the sea surface

Brian W. Rice and Geoffrey A. Findlay  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 29, Issue 34, pp. 5046-5048 (1990)

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An experiment to investigate the sensitivity to height above the sea surface of thermal imager performance (3–5 and 8–12 μm) showed a significant difference within the first few meters in a tropical environment.

© 1990 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: October 25, 1989
Published: December 1, 1990

Brian W. Rice and Geoffrey A. Findlay, "Infrared propagation within a few meters of the sea surface," Appl. Opt. 29, 5046-5048 (1990)

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