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The Advanced OCM: An Imaging Spectrometer For The Mapping Of Sea-Surface Chlorophyll Content
Author(s): G. Cerutti-Maori
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Paper Abstract

The paper presents the main results of a feasibility study (ESA Contract n° 5234/82 with AEROSPATIALE and Marconi Space Systems) of an 8-channel multispectral push-broom instrument, operating in the earth-reflected solar spectrum, for oceans applications. The objective for this so-called "Advanced OCM" (Ocean Colour Monitoring) is the mapping of sea-surface chlorophyll conteit with an accuracy of 20 %, which calls for exceptional radio-metric accuracy of NEΔ<5.10-4 at sea level and very good relative and absolute calibrations.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 May 1986
PDF: 14 pages
Proc. SPIE 0589, Instrumentation for Optical Remote Sensing from Space, (1 May 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.951907
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G. Cerutti-Maori, Aerospatiale Cannes (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0589:
Instrumentation for Optical Remote Sensing from Space
John W. Lear; Andre Monfils; Sidney L. Russak; John S. Seeley, Editor(s)

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