Accession Number:

ADA357776

Title:

Reflection of a Short Narrow Light Pulse from a Scattering and Absorbing Ocean

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

NAVAL RESEARCH LAB STENNIS SPACE CENTER MS COUPLED DYNAMIC PROCESSES SECTION

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1997-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

7.0

Abstract:

A very simple analytical expression for the shape of a pulse reflected from scattering and absorbing seawater is obtained. The resulting equation can be used for algorithms connected with the rapid assessment of optical water properties from remote platforms.

Subject Categories:

  • Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
  • Optics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE