Accession Number:

AD0767474

Title:

Optics of the Sea (Interface and In-water Transmission and Imaging)

Descriptive Note:

Lecture series

Corporate Author:

ADVISORY GROUP FOR AEROSPACE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT NEUILLY-SUR-SEINE (FRANCE)

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1973-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

432.0

Abstract:

Contents Reflection and refraction of light at the sea surface theory and experiment, Radiance distribution below the sea surface, Apercu sur les theories du transfert radiatif applicables a la propagation dans la mer, Energie solaire et thermocline saisonniere, Facteurs physiques chimiques et biologiques affectant la propagation de la lumiere dans les eaux de mer, Refractive index fluctuations in sea water, Variation of optical sea parameters with depth, Diffusion de la lumiere par les eaux de mer. resultats experimentaux et approche theorique, Theory of small angle scattering, Experimental results of small scattering, Factors affecting long range vision, Criteria for vision resolution, signal-to-noise ratio and contrast, Medium and system transform functions, Sources arc, flash, incandescent and laser lamps, Receivers photoelectronic and photographic detectors, Underwater lenses and optical ports, Long range vision techniques, Spatial filtering and image restoration, FORTRAN algorithms for underwater optics.

Subject Categories:

  • Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
  • Optics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE