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Naval ocean infrared background analysis
Author(s): Paul Perry Ostrowski; Jose J. Perez-Esandi; R. W. Snedegar
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Paper Abstract

Shore based ocean sky and sea radiance measurements from the Navy Background Measurements and Analysis Program (BMAP) and the Infrared Analysis Modeling and Measurements Program (IRAMNP) are used to evaluate an ocean infrared radiance model. The SEABEAN model uses LOWTRAN VII for sky dome radiance calculations and atmospheric transmission, and the Cox-Munk wave slope statistics coupled with the Saunders wave shadowing model. The model results were found to be in modest agreement with the experimental measurements. Results were improved through plausible adjustments to uncertain meteorological test parameters.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 September 1990
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 1311, Characterization, Propagation, and Simulation of Infrared Scenes, (1 September 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.21839
Show Author Affiliations
Paul Perry Ostrowski, Naval Surface Warfare Ctr. (United States)
Jose J. Perez-Esandi, Naval Surface Warfare Ctr. (United States)
R. W. Snedegar, Naval Surface Warfare Ctr. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1311:
Characterization, Propagation, and Simulation of Infrared Scenes
Milton J. Triplett; Wendell R. Watkins; Ferdinand H. Zegel, Editor(s)

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