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Experimental Test Of The Singly-Scattered Irradiance Model
Author(s): William Philpot
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Paper Abstract

Remote sensing of water properties using passive, optical systems has been limited by the ability to model underwater radiative transfer for anything other than homogeneous waters. An approximate model, the Singly-scattered Irradiance (SSI) model, has been developed which is designed to describe optically shallow, stratified waters and for which there exists a general analytic solution. Experimental evidence is presented which partially substantiates the adequacy of the approximation of single-scattering for irradiance. Although limited in scope, these preliminary experiments suggest that the SSI model will yield results which are adequate for the purpose of remote sensing of water properties.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 August 1986
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0637, Ocean Optics VIII, (7 August 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.964217
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William Philpot, Cornell University (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0637:
Ocean Optics VIII
Marvin A. Blizard, Editor(s)

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