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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 20 — Oct. 1, 2007
  • pp: 12763–12768

Improved method of Fournier-Forand marine phase function parameterization

Wlodzimierz Freda and Jacek Piskozub  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 20, pp. 12763-12768 (2007)

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Volume scattering functions (VSFs) and other optical seawater parameters were measured during a cruise in the Southern Baltic. Phase functions (PFs) calculated from VSFs were compared with Fournier-Forand phase functions parameterized with backscattering ratios. Due to significant divergences between experimental and modeled data a new method of Fournier-Forand phase function parameterization is proposed.

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OCIS Codes
(010.4450) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Oceanic optics
(290.1350) Scattering : Backscattering
(290.5820) Scattering : Scattering measurements

ToC Category:
Atmospheric and oceanic optics

Original Manuscript: July 3, 2007
Revised Manuscript: August 8, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: August 17, 2007
Published: September 21, 2007

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Wlodzimierz Freda and Jacek Piskozub, "Improved method of Fournier-Forand marine phase function parameterization," Opt. Express 15, 12763-12768 (2007)

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