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Radiative Transfer In An Atmosphere-Ocean System: A Matrix Operator Approach
Author(s): George W. Kattawar; Terry J. Humphreys; Gilbert N. Plass
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Paper Abstract

It is the purpose of this paper to demonstrate how the matrix operator method can be effectively implemented to couple the radiation fields of the atmosphere and ocean. Azimuthally averaged radiances and irradiances are presented as a function of optical depth for a conservative Rayleigh scattering medium of total optical thickness τmax = 1000 with a dielectric interface placed at optical depths of 0.01, 0.1, 1.0, and 10.0, and for various solar incident angles.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 November 1978
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 0160, Ocean Optics V, (10 November 1978); doi: 10.1117/12.956858
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George W. Kattawar, Texas A&M University (United States)
Terry J. Humphreys, Texas A&M University (United States)
Gilbert N. Plass, Texas A&M University (United States)


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

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