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Modeling scalar irradiance
Author(s): Thomas T. Bannister
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Paper Abstract

A Monte Carlo method was employed to calculate scalar irradiance at 1 meter depth intervals, as a function of solar zenith angle and the ratio of scattering to absorption coefficients. Calculations were made for two angular scattering functions. Analysis yielded empirical equations by which scalar irradiance can be calculated at any depth with an error almost always less than 10%.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 September 1990
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 1302, Ocean Optics X, (1 September 1990);
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Thomas T. Bannister, Univ. of Rochester (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1302:
Ocean Optics X
Richard W. Spinrad, Editor(s)

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