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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 4 — Feb. 18, 2008
  • pp: 2446–2460

Fluorescence component in the reflectance spectra from coastal waters. II. Performance of retrieval algorithms

A. Gilerson, J. Zhou, S. Hlaing, I. Ioannou, B. Gross, F. Moshary, and S. Ahmed  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 4, pp. 2446-2460 (2008)

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Retrieval of chlorophyll fluorescence magnitude using Fluorescence Height algorithms in coastal waters is more complicated than in the open ocean because of the strong deviations of elastic reflectance within the fluorescence band from the derived fluorescence baseline. We use results of our recently established relationship between fluorescence magnitude and concentrations of water constituents together with extensive HYDROLIGHT simulations, field and satellite data to analyze the performance and retrieval limitations of MODIS and MERIS FLH algorithms in the variety of coastal waters and to examine improvements for spectral band selection suitable for future sensors.

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OCIS Codes
(010.4450) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Oceanic optics
(280.0280) Remote sensing and sensors : Remote sensing and sensors

ToC Category:
Atmospheric and oceanic optics

Original Manuscript: November 26, 2007
Revised Manuscript: February 4, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: February 5, 2008
Published: February 6, 2008

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A. Gilerson, J. Zhou, S. Hlaing, I. Ioannou, B. Gross, F. Moshary, and S. Ahmed, "Fluorescence Component in the Reflectance Spectra from Coastal Waters. II. Performance of retrieval algorithms," Opt. Express 16, 2446-2460 (2008)

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