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Improvement Of Underwater Visibility By Reduction Of Backscatter With A Circular Polarization Technique
Author(s): Gary D. Gilbert; John C. Pernicka
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Paper Abstract

A study involving polarization phenonema conducted at Lake Winni-pesaukee, New Hampshire, during the summer of 1965 caused one of the authors to think of the possible application of polarization techniques to underwater visibility range and contrast improvement. As a result, a series of tests was conducted at the U. S. Naval Ordnance Test Station (NOTS) Pasadena Annex Morris Dam facility in April 1966.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 June 1966
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 0007, Underwater Photo Optics I, (1 June 1966); doi: 10.1117/12.971002
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Gary D. Gilbert, U.S. Naval Ordnance Test Station (United States)
John C. Pernicka, U.S. Naval Ordnance Test Station (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0007:
Underwater Photo Optics I

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