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Bidirectionality of water-leaving radiance: simulation results and its correction
Author(s): Junwu Tang; Guoliang Tian
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Paper Abstract

The bidirectionality of water light field is one of the error sources of the ocean color models that now commonly used to retrieve pigments' concentrations. As the launching of new generation ocean color sensors, e.g. SeaWiFS, or the coming MODIS, the goal of accuracy of ocean color sensing is now much higher than that of CZCS. The original minor factors, such as the bidirectionality of water-leaving radiance, become more important for retrieving algorithms. This paper is to give some results based on 3D Monte Carlo simulations and proposes some aspects that should be considered for in situ optical data collection and related remote sensor's calibration and validation activities.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 August 1998
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 3502, Hyperspectral Remote Sensing and Application, (17 August 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.317788
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Junwu Tang, Institute of Ocean Technology (China)
Guoliang Tian, Institute of Remote Sensing Applications (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3502:
Hyperspectral Remote Sensing and Application
Robert O. Green; Qingxi Tong, Editor(s)

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