Baltimore Convention Center
Baltimore, Maryland, Unites States
17 - 21 April 2016
Conference 9827
Ocean Sensing and Monitoring VIII
Tuesday - Wednesday 19 - 20 April 2016
Conference
Committee
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Conference Chairs
Program Committee
  • Samir Ahmed, The City College of New York (United States)
  • Brandon Cochenour, Naval Air Warfare Ctr. Aircraft Div. (United States)
  • Alexander Ignatov, NOAA National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (United States)

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Tuesday 19 April Show All Abstracts
Opening Remarks
Tuesday 19 April 2016
8:00 AM - 8:05 AM
Location: Conv. Ctr. Room 324
Session 1:
Optically Coherent Maritime Measurements
Tuesday 19 April 2016
8:05 AM - 10:05 AM
Location: Conv. Ctr. Room 324
  • Session Chair:
  • Linda Mullen, Naval Air Systems Command (United States)
Integration of a laser doppler vibrometer and adaptive optics system for acoustic-optical detection in the presence of random water wave distortions
Paper 9827-1
Time: 8:05 AM - 8:25 AM
Author(s): Phillip Land, Dennis J. Robinson, James Roeder, T. Dean Cook, Arun K. Majumdar, Naval Air Warfare Ctr. Weapons Div. (United States)
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Demonstration of adaptive optics for mitigating laser propagation through a random air-water interface
Paper 9827-2
Time: 8:25 AM - 8:45 AM
Author(s): Phillip Land, Arun K. Majumdar, Naval Air Warfare Ctr. Weapons Div. (United States)
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Statistical characterization of the optical interaction at a supercavitating interface
Paper 9827-3
Time: 8:45 AM - 9:05 AM
Author(s): Gage Walters, Timothy J. Kane, The Pennsylvania State Univ. (United States); Lynn Antonelli, Naval Undersea Warfare Ctr. (United States)
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Measurements of optical underwater turbulence under controlled conditions
Paper 9827-4
Time: 9:05 AM - 9:25 AM
Author(s): Andrey V. Kanaev, US Naval Research Lab (United States); Szymon Gladysz, Rui Almeida de Sá Barros, Fraunhofer-Institut für Optronik, Systemtechnik und Bildauswertung (Germany); Silvia C. Matt, Gero A. Nootz, Damien Josset, Weilin W. Hou, U.S. Naval Research Lab. (United States)
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Dynamic control of coherent orbital-angular-momentum beams in turbid environments
Paper 9827-5
Time: 9:25 AM - 9:45 AM
Author(s): Kaitlyn Morgan, Keith Miller, Clemson Univ. (United States); Brandon Cochenour, Naval Air Systems Command (United States); Eric G. Johnson, Clemson Univ. (United States)
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The influence of underwater turbulence on optical phase measurements
Paper 9827-6
Time: 9:45 AM - 10:05 AM
Author(s): Brandon Redding, US Naval Research Lab (United States); Allen Davis, Clay Kirkendall, Anthony Dandridge, U.S. Naval Research Lab. (United States)
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Coffee Break 10:05 AM - 10:30 AM
Session 2:
Imaging of the Ocean
Tuesday 19 April 2016
10:30 AM - 12:10 PM
Location: Conv. Ctr. Room 324
  • Session Chair:
  • Weilin W. Hou, U.S. Naval Research Lab. (United States)
Remotely operated compact underwater temporally encoded imager: CUTEI
Paper 9827-7
Time: 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Author(s): Derek M. Alley, Brandon Cochenour, Linda J. Mullen, Naval Air Systems Command (United States)
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Experimental study of a DMD based compressive line sensing imaging system in the turbulence environment
Paper 9827-8
Time: 10:50 AM - 11:10 AM
Author(s): Bing Ouyang, Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute (United States); Weilin W. Hou, U.S. Naval Research Lab. (United States); Cuiling Gong, Texas Christian Univ. (United States); Fraser R. Dalgleish, Frank M. Caimi, Anni K. Vuorenkoski, Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute (United States)
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Wide bandwidth optical signals for high range resolution measurements in water
Paper 9827-9
Time: 11:10 AM - 11:30 AM
Author(s): Justin K. Nash, Robert C. Lee, Linda J. Mullen, Naval Air Systems Command (United States)
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Enhanced oil spill detection sensors in low-light environments
Paper 9827-10
Time: 11:30 AM - 11:50 AM
Author(s): Toomas H. Allik, Active EO Inc. (United States); Len Ramboyong, Night Vision & Electronic Sensors Directorate (NVESD) (United States); Mark Roberts, Mark Walters, U.S. Army Night Vision & Electronic Sensors Directorate (United States); Thomas J. Soyka, U.S. Army RDECOM CERDEC NVESD (United States); Roberta E. Dixon, CACI International Inc. (United States); Jay Cho, Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement (United States)
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Automated sea floor extraction from underwater video
Paper 9827-11
Time: 11:50 AM - 12:10 PM
Author(s): Lauren Kelly, Mark D. Rahmes, James A. Stiver, Michael P. McCluskey, Harris Corp. (United States)
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Lunch/Exhibition Break 12:10 PM - 1:30 PM
Session 3:
Underwater Communication and Turbulence
Tuesday 19 April 2016
1:30 PM - 2:50 PM
Location: Conv. Ctr. Room 324
  • Session Chair:
  • Brandon Cochenour, Naval Air Warfare Ctr. Aircraft Div. (United States)
Probability density function analysis for optical turbulence with applications to underwater communications systems
Paper 9827-12
Time: 1:30 PM - 1:50 PM
Author(s): Marius Bernotas, Charles Nelson, U.S. Naval Academy (United States)
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Underwater-detector array for optical communication and laser beam diagnostics
Paper 9827-13
Time: 1:50 PM - 2:10 PM
Author(s): Shachak Pe'eri, Firat Eren, May-Win Thein, Yuri Rzhanov, Matthew Birkeback, The Univ. of New Hampshire (United States)
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Velocity fields and optical turbulence near the boundary in a strongly convective laboratory flow
Paper 9827-14
Time: 2:10 PM - 2:30 PM
Author(s): Silvia C. Matt, Weilin W. Hou, Wesley Goode, U.S. Naval Research Lab. (United States); Samuel Hellmann, Dantec Dynamics Inc. (United States)
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Blue-light digital communication in underwater environments utilizing orbital angular momentum
Paper 9827-15
Time: 2:30 PM - 2:50 PM
Author(s): Joshua Baghdady, Keith Miller, Sean Osler, Kaitlyn Morgan, Wenzhe Li, Clemson Univ. (United States); Brandon Cochenour, Naval Air Systems Command (United States); Eric G. Johnson, Clemson Univ. (United States)
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Coffee Break 2:50 PM - 3:40 PM
Session 4:
Ocean Lidar
Tuesday 19 April 2016
3:40 PM - 4:40 PM
Location: Conv. Ctr. Room 324
  • Session Chairs:
  • Brandon Cochenour, Naval Air Warfare Ctr. Aircraft Div. (United States);
  • Linda Mullen, Naval Air Systems Command (United States)
Airborne lidar bathymetry (ALB) waveform analysis for bottom return characteristics
Paper 9827-16
Time: 3:40 PM - 4:00 PM
Author(s): Firat Eren, Shachak Pe'eri, Yuri Rzhanov, The Univ. of New Hampshire (United States)
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An underwater chaotic lidar sensor based on synchronized blue laser diodes
Paper 9827-17
Time: 4:00 PM - 4:20 PM
Author(s): Luke K. Rumbaugh, Clarkson Univ. (United States); Kaitlin J. Dunn, Erik M. Bollt, Clarkson University (United States); Brandon Cochenour, Naval Air Systems Command (United States); William D. Jemison, Clarkson Univ. (United States)
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Independent component analysis for underwater lidar clutter rejection
Paper 9827-18
Time: 4:20 PM - 4:40 PM
Author(s): David W. Illig, William D. Jemison, Clarkson Univ. (United States); Linda J. Mullen, Naval Air Systems Command (United States)
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Session PSTue:
Interactive Poster Session: Tuesday Evening
Tuesday 19 April 2016
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Location: Conv. Ctr. Level 200 Mezzanine

All symposium attendees – You are invited to attend the evening Interactive Poster Session to view the high-quality posters and engage the authors in discussion. Enjoy light refreshments while networking with colleagues in your field. Authors may set up their posters between 7:30 am and 5:00 pm the day of their poster session. Special daytime previewing prior to the session from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. Attendees are required to wear their conference registration badges to access Level 200, Mezzanine to view the posters.

Posters that are not set up by the 5:00 pm cut-off time will be considered no-shows, and their manuscripts may not be published. Poster authors should accompany their posters from 6:00 to 7:30 pm to answer questions from attendees. All posters and other materials must be removed no later than 8:00 pm. Any posters or materials left behind at the close of the poster session will be considered unwanted and will be discarded. SPIE assumes no responsibility for posters left up after the end of each poster session.
Lidar for monitoring methane hydrate in the arctic
Paper 9827-32
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Author(s):
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Structural characterization of wind-sheared turbulent flow using self-organized mapping
Paper 9827-33
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Author(s): Nicholas V. Scott, Riverside Research (United States); Robert A. Handler, Texas A&M Univ. (United States)
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Impact of MODIS SWIR band calibration improvements on Level-3 atmospheric products
Paper 9827-34
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Author(s): Andrew Wald, Global Science & Technology, Inc. (United States); Robert C. Levy, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States); Amit Angal, Xu Geng, Science Systems and Applications, Inc. (United States); Xiaoxiong J. Xiong, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States); Kurt E. Hoffman, Science Systems and Applicati0ns, Inc. (United States)
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Surface biomass flux across the coastal Mississippi shelf
Paper 9827-35
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Author(s): Robert A. Arnone, The Univ. of Southern Mississippi (United States); Ryan A. Vandermeulen, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States); Percy L. Donaghay, The Southern Mississippi Univ. (United States); Haoping Yang, The Univ. of Southern Mississippi (United States)
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TURBulence Ocean Lidar (TURBOL): preliminary results and perspectives
Paper 9827-36
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Author(s): Damien B. Josset, Weilin W. Hou, Wesley Goode, Gero A. Nootz, Silvia C. Matt, U.S. Naval Research Lab. (United States)
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Diurnal changes in ocean color in coastal waters
Paper 9827-37
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Author(s): Robert A. Arnone, Ryan A. Vandermeulen, The Univ. of Southern Mississippi (United States); Sherwin D. Ladner, U.S. Naval Research Lab. (United States); Michael E. Ondrusek, Charles Kovach, NOAA National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (United States); Haoping Yang, The Univ. of Southern Mississippi (United States); Joseph Salisbury, University of New Hampshire (United States)
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Experimental and numerical study of light propagating through Raleigh-Bérnard convection
Paper 9827-38
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Author(s): Gero A. Nootz, Silvia C. Matt, Andrey V. Kanaev, Weilin W. Hou, U.S. Naval Research Lab. (United States)
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Wednesday 20 April Show All Abstracts
Dedicated Exhibition Time and Lunch Break
Wednesday 20 April 2016
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: Exhibition Hall

Enjoy Wednesday morning coffee break with a complimentary continental breakfast while walking the exhibition floor and connecting with reps from the largest prime contractors, key suppliers, and dynamic startups. Meet with vendors showcasing their newest products and cutting-edge technologies in optics, photonics, sensing, and imaging. Various food outlets are also located in the Defense + Commercial Sensing Expo Hall and will be open for lunch during Exhibition Hours.
Session 5:
Remote Sensing of Sea Surface Temperature I
Wednesday 20 April 2016
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Location: Conv. Ctr. Room 324
  • Session Chairs:
  • Robert A. Arnone, The Univ. of Southern Mississippi (United States);
  • Alexander Ignatov, NOAA National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (United States)
Present status and future enhancements to ACSPO SST products at NOAA (Invited Paper)
Paper 9827-19
Time: 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Author(s): Alexander Ignatov, NOAA National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (United States); Yury Kihai, Maxim Kramar, NOAA National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (United States), Global Science & Technology, Inc. (United States); Prasanjit Dash, NOAA National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (United States), Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere (United States); Irina Gladkova, NOAA National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (United States), The City College of New York (United States), Global Science & Technology, Inc. (United States); Boris Petrenko, John Stroup, NOAA National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (United States), Global Science & Technology, Inc. (United States); Xingming Liang, NOAA National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (United States), Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere (United Kingdom); Xinjia Zhou, NOAA National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (United States), Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere (United States); Feng Xu, Ctr. for Satellite Applications and Research (United States), Fudan Univ. (China), GST, Inc. (United States); Yaoxian Huang, Ctr. for Satellite Applications and Research (United States), Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere (United States); John Sapper, NOAA NESDIS Office of Satellite and Product Operations (United States)
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Near real time SST retrievals from Himawari-8 at NOAA using ACSPO system
Paper 9827-21
Time: 1:30 PM - 1:50 PM
Author(s): Maxim Kramar, Global Science & Technology, Inc. (United States), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (United States); Alexander Ignatov, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (United States); Boris Petrenko, Yury Kihai, Global Science & Technology, Inc. (United States), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (United States); Prasanjit Dash, Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere (United States), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (United States)
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Preliminary evaluation of AHI clear-sky ocean radiances by comparisons with VIIRS and MODIS for accurate SST retrievals
Paper 9827-22
Time: 1:50 PM - 2:10 PM
Author(s): Xingming Liang, Alexander Ignatov, NOAA National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (United States); Maxim Kramar, Global Science & Technology, Inc. (United States); Fangfang Yu, ERT, Inc. (United States)
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Exploring new bands in modified multichannel regression SST algorithms for the next-generation infrared sensors at NOAA
Paper 9827-23
Time: 2:10 PM - 2:30 PM
Author(s): Boris Petrenko, NOAA National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (United States), Global Science & Technology, Inc. (United States); Alexander Ignatov, NOAA National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (United States); Maxim Kramar, Yury Kihai, NOAA National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (United States), Global Science & Technology, Inc. (United States)
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Session 6:
Remote Sensing of Sea Surface Temperature II
Wednesday 20 April 2016
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: Conv. Ctr. Room 324
  • Session Chairs:
  • Alexander Ignatov, NOAA National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (United States);
  • Robert A. Arnone, The Univ. of Southern Mississippi (United States)
Improving AVHRR calibration in SST bands
Paper 9827-24
Time: 2:30 PM - 2:50 PM
Author(s): Kai He, NOAA National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (United States), Global Science & Technology, Inc. (United States); Alexander Ignatov, NOAA National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (United States); Yury Kihai, NOAA National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (United States), Global Science & Technology, Inc. (United States); Xingming Liang, NOAA National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (United States), Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere (United States); Changyong Cao, NOAA National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (United States); John Stroup, NOAA National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (United States), SGT, Inc. (United States)
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Regional validation and potential enhancements to NOAA polar ACSPO SST products
Paper 9827-25
Time: 2:50 PM - 3:10 PM
Author(s): Yanni Ding, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (United States); Alexander Ignatov, NOAA National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (United States); Michael D. Grossberg, Irina Gladkova, Calvin Chu, The City College of New York (United States)
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Recent improvements to the NOAA iQuam system
Paper 9827-26
Time: 3:10 PM - 3:30 PM
Author(s): Xinjia Zhou, Alexander Ignatov, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (United States); Feng Xu, Fudan Univ. (China), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (United States), Ctr. for Satellite Applications and Research (United States)
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Coffee Break 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Session 7:
SST, Ocean Color, and Modeling of the Ocean
Wednesday 20 April 2016
4:00 PM - 5:40 PM
Location: Conv. Ctr. Room 324
  • Session Chairs:
  • Robert A. Arnone, The Univ. of Southern Mississippi (United States);
  • Samir Ahmed, The City College of New York (United States)
Impact of surface forcing and satellite SST observations on the forecast skill of NCOM-4DVAR
Paper 9827-27
Time: 4:00 PM - 4:20 PM
Author(s): Scott R. Smith, Charlie N. Barron, Jan M. Dastugue, Jackie May, Clark Rowley, Hans E. Ngodock, Matthew Carrier, U.S. Naval Research Lab. (United States); Peter L. Spence, Vencore, Inc. (United States); Silvia Gremes-Cordero, Univ. of New Orleans (United Kingdom)
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Sensitivity of modeled ocean heat content to errors in short wave radiation and its attenuation with depth
Paper 9827-28
Time: 4:20 PM - 4:40 PM
Author(s): Igor Shulman, Richard W. Gould, Stephanie Anderson, Peter Sakalaukus, U.S. Naval Research Lab. (United States)
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Investigating the potential impact of the Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT) altimeter on ocean mesoscale prediction
Paper 9827-29
Time: 4:40 PM - 5:00 PM
Author(s): Matthew Carrier, Hans Ngodock, Scott Smith, U.S. Naval Research Lab. (United States); Innocent Souopgui, The Univ. of Southern Mississippi (United States)
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Chlorophyll fluorescence and the polarized underwater light field: comparison of polarized radiative transfer simulations and multangular hyperspectral polarization field measurements
Paper 9827-30
Time: 5:00 PM - 5:20 PM
Author(s): Samir Ahmed, Ahmed El-Habashi, The City College of New York (United States)
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Estimating terra MODIS polarization effect using ocean data
Paper 9827-31
Time: 5:20 PM - 5:40 PM
Author(s): Andrew Wald, Global Science & Technology, Inc. (United States); Jake Brinkmann, Aisheng Wu, Science Systems and Applications, Inc. (United States); Xiaoxiong J. Xiong, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
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