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Measurement of gelbstoff in seawater from aircraft and on board research vessels using fluorescence techniques
Author(s): Rainer Reuter; Rainer Willkomm; J. Krieger; W. Milchers; Svetlana V. Patsayeva; Theo Hengstermann
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Paper Abstract

Airborne laser fluorosensor measurements of hydrographic parameters have been performed in the German Bight and in the Baltic Sea. The results are compared with data measured with a luminescence spectrometer on board research vessels. Fluorescence spectra excited at different excitation wavelengths (on board the ship) give us information on fluorescent gelbstoff components in natural water. These ground truth data have proved the remotely detected data of gelbstoff in coastal waters. Recent measurements made in the Canary Islands region demonstrate that gelbstoff fluorescence can be registered also in clear open ocean waters with low concentrations of this material.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 December 1995
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 2581, Lidar Techniques for Remote Sensing II, (15 December 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.228520
Show Author Affiliations
Rainer Reuter, Univ. of Oldenburg (Germany)
Rainer Willkomm, Univ. of Oldenburg (Germany)
J. Krieger, Univ. of Oldenburg (Germany)
W. Milchers, Univ. of Oldenburg (Germany)
Svetlana V. Patsayeva, Moscow State Univ. (Russia)
Theo Hengstermann, Optimare GmbH (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2581:
Lidar Techniques for Remote Sensing II
Christian Werner, Editor(s)

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