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  • Vol. 31, Iss. 9 — Mar. 20, 1992
  • pp: 1294–1303

Raman scattering in ocean optics: quantitative assessment of internal radiant emission

Robert Hans Stavn and Alan Dean Weidemann  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 31, Issue 9, pp. 1294-1303 (1992)

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Raman-scattering activity in clear ocean waters is further documented from Monte Carlo simulations and optical data that are collected in the Sargasso Sea. A method is proposed, based on the anomalous absorption coefficient for a nonconservative irradiance field, to assess the percentile composition of internal radiant emission for the irradiance field at any depth.

© 1992 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: August 24, 1990
Published: March 20, 1992

Robert Hans Stavn and Alan Dean Weidemann, "Raman scattering in ocean optics: quantitative assessment of internal radiant emission," Appl. Opt. 31, 1294-1303 (1992)

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