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A Holographic Micro-Velocimeter For Use In Studying Ocean Particle Dynamics
Author(s): Kendall L. Carder
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Paper Abstract

Laboratory measurements were made of the sizes, shapes, and settling speeds of microscopic ocean-type particles by recording sequential transmission holograms of clay aggregates and glass shot in a settling chamber. Density values for particles that were approximate spheroids were determined using a modified Stokes settling equation. The successful application to this problem of inexpensive, off-the-shelf components and low power, He-Ne lasers improves the feasibility of remote, in situ measurements of ocean particle settling dynamics.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 November 1978
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 0160, Ocean Optics V, (10 November 1978); doi: 10.1117/12.956853
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Kendall L. Carder, University of South Florida (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0160:
Ocean Optics V
Matthew B. White; Robert Stevenson, Editor(s)

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