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)