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Remote Sensing Of Subsurface Water Temperature By Laser Raman Spectroscopy
Author(s): Donald A. Leonard; Bernard Caputo; John L. Guagliardo; Frank E. Hoge
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Paper Abstract

This paper describes experimental remote sensing of subsurface water temperature using the Raman spectroscopic technique. Using a pulsed laser and range gating detection techniques, Raman scattering is analyzed as a function of depth in a radar-like echo mode, and thus subsurface profiles of temperature and transmission are obtained. Experiments are described in which Raman data using polarization spectroscopy has been obtained from a ship as a function of depth in ocean water near Grand Bahama Island. Spectral temperature accuracy of °C has been obtained from this data in the first two optical attenuation lengths. Raman data obtained from ocean water using the NASA airborne oceanographic lidar is also presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 March 1980
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0208, Ocean Optics VI, (26 March 1980); doi: 10.1117/12.958276
Show Author Affiliations
Donald A. Leonard, Computer Genetics Corporation (United States)
Bernard Caputo, Computer Genetics Corporation (United States)
John L. Guagliardo, Computer Genetics Corporation (United States)
Frank E. Hoge, NASA Wallops Flight Center (United States)


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

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