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Coastal Zone Color Scanner Radiometry
Author(s): R. W. Austin
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Paper Abstract

The characteristics of the Coastal Zone Color Scanner (CZCS) are described. The factors affecting the apparent radiance signature at the satellite are presented along with some representative examples of measured spectral radinces, irradiances and transmittances in the ocean and in the atmosphere. Finally an example is presented of the spectral radiance components measured and computed for an experiment conducted in southern California coastal waters for the purpose of obtaining surface validation data at the time of a satellite overpass.

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 March 1980
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0208, Ocean Optics VI, (26 March 1980); doi: 10.1117/12.958273
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R. W. Austin, University of California (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0208:
Ocean Optics VI
Seibert Quimby Duntley, Editor(s)

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