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Coastal Zone Color Scanner Imagery Of Phytoplankton Pigment Distribution In Icelandic Waters
Author(s): Dennis K Clark; Nancy G. Maynard
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Paper Abstract

Nimbus-7 Coastal Zone Color Scanner (CZCS) data were used to compute spatial distribution of surface phytoplankton pigments in coastal and offshore waters near Iceland in April 1979. The standard CZCS processing algorithms were applied and a limited evaluation of their accuracy was conducted. This evaluation utilized in situ measurements from a cruise in the area and the clear water radiance concept. Initial results appear to confirm that the CZCS processing algorithms used at these moderately high latitudes exhibit accuracy similar to the validation studies conducted in the mid Atlantic bight.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 August 1986
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0637, Ocean Optics VIII, (7 August 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.964251
Show Author Affiliations
Dennis K Clark, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (United States)
Nancy G. Maynard, University of California (United States)


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

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