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Measurements of the attenuation coefficient of a lidar in the Southern California Bight
Author(s): James H. Churnside
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Paper Abstract

Measurements were made of the attenuation coefficient of the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration lidar from a ship in the Southern California Bight in September 1995. The region from about 5 m to about 30 m in depth was covered. The laser was linearly polarized, and the receiver was operated with the same polarization, the orthogonal polarization, and a polarization angle of 45 degrees, so that the first three Stokes parameters of the scattered light can be estimated.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 February 1997
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 2963, Ocean Optics XIII, (6 February 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.266375
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James H. Churnside, NOAA Environmental Technology Laboratory (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2963:
Ocean Optics XIII
Steven G. Ackleson; Robert J. Frouin, Editor(s)

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