OSA's Digital Library

Optics Express

Optics Express

  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 10, Iss. 4 — Feb. 25, 2002
  • pp: 210–221

Ocean PHILLS hyperspectral imager: design, characterization, and calibration

Curtiss O. Davis, Jeffrey Bowles, Robert A. Leathers, Dan Korwan, T. Valerie Downes, William A. Snyder, W. Joe Rhea, Wei Chen, John Fisher, W. Paul Bissett, and Robert Alan Reisse  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 10, Issue 4, pp. 210-221 (2002)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.10.000210


View Full Text Article

Enhanced HTML    Acrobat PDF (998 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

The Ocean Portable Hyperspectral Imager for Low-Light Spectroscopy (Ocean PHILLS) is a hyperspectral imager specifically designed for imaging the coastal ocean. It uses a thinned, backside-illuminated CCD for high sensitivity and an all-reflective spectrograph with a convex grating in an Offner configuration to produce a nearly distortion-free image. The sensor, which was constructed entirely from commercially available components, has been successfully deployed during several oceanographic experiments in 1999–2001. Here we describe the instrument design and present the results of laboratory characterization and calibration. We also present examples of remote-sensing reflectance data obtained from the LEO-15 site in New Jersey that agrees well with ground-truth measurements.

© Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(010.4450) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Oceanic optics
(120.0280) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Remote sensing and sensors

ToC Category:
Research Papers

History
Original Manuscript: January 8, 2002
Revised Manuscript: February 19, 2002
Published: February 25, 2002

Citation
Curtiss Davis, Jeffrey Bowles, Robert Leathers, Daniel Korwan, T. Valerie Downes, William Snyder, W. Rhea, Wei Chen, John Fisher, Paul Bissett, and Robert Alan Reisse, "Ocean PHILLS hyperspectral imager: design, characterization, and calibration," Opt. Express 10, 210-221 (2002)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-10-4-210


Sort:  Journal  |  Reset  

References

  1. A. F. H. Goetz, G. Vane, J. E. Solomon, and B. N. Rock, ?Imaging spectrometry for Earth remote sensing,? Science 228, 1147-1153 (1985). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  2. Z. Lee, K. L. Carder, R. F. Chen, and T. G. Peacock, ?Properties of the water column and bottom derived from Airborne Visible Infrared Imaging Spectrometer (AVIRIS) data,? J. Geophys. Res. 106, 11639-11651 (2001). [CrossRef]
  3. S. Sathyendranath, D. V. Subba Rao, Z. Chen, V. Stuart, T. Platt, G. L. Bugden, W. Jones, and P. Vass, ?Aircraft remote sensing of toxic phytoplankton blooms: a case study from Cardigan River, Prince Edward Island,? Can. J. Remote Sens. 23, 15-23 (1997).
  4. P. J. Mumby, J. R. M. Chisholm, C. D. Clark, J. D. Hedley, and J. Jaubert, ?A bird?s-eye view of the health of coral reefs,? Nature 413, 36 (2001). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  5. T. L. Wilson and C. O. Davis, ?Hyperspectral Remote Sensing Technology (HRST) program and the Naval EarthMap Observer (NEMO) satellite,? in Infrared Spaceborne Remote Sensing VI, M. S. Scholl and B. F. Andresen, eds., Proc. SPIE 3437, 2-10, (1998). [CrossRef]
  6. T. L. Wilson and C. O. Davis, ?The Naval EarthMap Observer (NEMO) Satellite,? in Imaging SpectrometryV, M. R. Descour and S. Shen, eds., Proc. SPIE 3753, 2-11 (1999). [CrossRef]
  7. J. Bowles, M. Kappus, J. Antoniades, M. Baumback, M Czarnaski, C. O. Davis, and J. Grossmann, ?Calibration of inexpensive pushbroom imaging spectrometers,? Metrologica 35, 657-661 (1998). [CrossRef]
  8. R. O. Green, M. L. Eastwood, C. M. Sarture, T. G. Chrien, M. Aronsson, B. J. Chippendale, J. A. Faust, B. E. Pavri, C. J. Chovit, M. S. Solis, M. R. Olah, and O. Williams, ?Imaging spectroscopy and the Airborne Visible Infrared Imaging Spectrometer (AVIRIS),? Remote Sens. Environ. 65, 227-248 (1998). [CrossRef]
  9. R. G. Resmini, M. E. Kappus, W. S. Aldrich, J. C. Harsanyi, and M. Anderson, ?Mineral mapping with HYperspectral Digital Imagery Collection Experiment (HYDICE) sensor data at Cuprite, Nevada, USA,? Int. J. Remote Sens. 18, 1553-1570 (1997). [CrossRef]
  10. Office of Naval Research (ONR) Coastal Benthic Optical Properties (CoBOP) program, <a href="http://www.psicorp.com/cobop/cobop.html">http://www.psicorp.com/cobop/cobop.html</a>.
  11. Hyperspectral Coupled Ocean Dynamics Experiments (HyCODE), <a href="http://www.opl.ucsb.edu/hycode.html">http://www.opl.ucsb.edu/hycode.html</a>.
  12. Florida Environmental Research Institute, <a href="http://www.flenvironmental.org/Projects.htm">http://www.flenvironmental.org/Projects.htm</a>.
  13. Long-term Ecosystem Observatory at a 15 Meter Depth (LEO-15), <a href="http://marine.rutgers.edu/mrs/LEO/LEO15.html">http://marine.rutgers.edu/mrs/LEO/LEO15.html</a>.
  14. J. Fisher, J. A. Antoniades, C. Rollins, and L. Xiang, ?Hyperspectral imaging sensor for the coastal environment,? in International Optical Design Conference 1998, L. R. Gardner and K. P. Thompson, eds., Proc. SPIE 3482, 179-186 (1998). [CrossRef]
  15. J. Fisher, M. M. Baumback, J. H. Bowles, J. M. Grossmann, and J. A. Antoniades, ?Comparison of lowcost hyperspectral sensors,? in Imaging Spectrometry IV, M. R. Descour and S. S. Shen, eds., Proc. SPIE 3438, 23-30 (1998). [CrossRef]
  16. H. Gumbel, ?System considerations for hyper/ultra spectroradiometric sensors,? in Hyperspectral Remote Sensing and Applications, S. S. Shen, ed., Proc. SPIE 2821, 138-170 (1996). [CrossRef]
  17. A. Offner, ?Annular field systems and the future of optical microlithography,? Opt. Eng. 26, 294-299 (1987).
  18. P. Mouroulis, R. O. Green, and T. G. Chrien, ?Design of pushbroom imaging spectrometers for optimum recovery of spectroscopic and spatial information,? Appl. Opt. 39, 2210-2220 (2000). [CrossRef]
  19. R. A. Leathers, T. V. Downes, W. A. Snyder, J. H. Bowles, C. O. Davis, M. E. Kappus, M. A. Carney, W. Chen, D. Korwan, M. J. Montes, and W. J. Rhea, Ocean PHILLS Data Collection and Processing: May 2000 Deployment, Lee Stocking Island, Bahamas, U. S. Naval Research Laboratory technical report NRL/FR/7212--01-10,010 (in press).
  20. B.-C. Gao, M. J. Montes, Z. Ahmad, and C. O. Davis, ?Atmospheric correction algorithm for hyperspectral remote sensing of ocean color from space,? Appl. Opt. 39, 887-896 (2000). [CrossRef]
  21. M. J. Montes, B.-C. Gao, and C. O. Davis, ?A new algorithm for atmospheric correction of hypespectral remote sensing data,? in Geo-Spatial Image and Data Exploitation II, W. E. Roper, ed., Proc. SPIE 4383, 23-30 (2001). [CrossRef]

Cited By

Alert me when this paper is cited

OSA is able to provide readers links to articles that cite this paper by participating in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. CrossRef includes content from more than 3000 publishers and societies. In addition to listing OSA journal articles that cite this paper, citing articles from other participating publishers will also be listed.


« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited