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  • Vol. 52, Iss. 2 — Jan. 10, 2013
  • pp: 182–198

Atmospheric correction and inherent optical property estimation in the southwest New Caledonia lagoon using AVNIR-2 high-resolution data

Hiroshi Murakami and Cécile Dupouy  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 52, Issue 2, pp. 182-198 (2013)

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Retrievals of inherent optical properties (IOPs) and chlorophyll-a concentration (Chla) were investigated for AVNIR-2 images with 30 m spatial resolution and four bands in the southwest tropical lagoon of New Caledonia. We corrected the atmospheric and sea-surface reflectance iteratively through the retrieval of IOPs. After an additional correction of seafloor reflectance, the estimated IOPs and Chla agreed well with the in situ measurements even in the lagoon areas. This study provides a method to allow a local optimal estimation of IOPs and Chla with a high-resolution sensor by preparing the candidate spectra for the target areas.

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OCIS Codes
(010.0010) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Atmospheric and oceanic optics
(010.4450) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Oceanic optics
(010.1285) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Atmospheric correction
(280.4991) Remote sensing and sensors : Passive remote sensing
(010.1690) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Color

ToC Category:
Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

Original Manuscript: August 27, 2012
Revised Manuscript: November 19, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: November 19, 2012
Published: January 7, 2013

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Hiroshi Murakami and Cécile Dupouy, "Atmospheric correction and inherent optical property estimation in the southwest New Caledonia lagoon using AVNIR-2 high-resolution data," Appl. Opt. 52, 182-198 (2013)

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