Accession Number:

ADA629251

Title:

Shallow Water Optics Data Analysis and Modeling

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

BIOLOGY AND INSTRUMENTATION LABORATORIES TUCSON AZ HYDRO-OPTICS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2003-09-30

Pagination or Media Count:

9.0

Abstract:

The overall goal of this project is to characterize the spatial and temporal variability of spectral bottom reflectance and the boundary layer of water just above the bottom in optically shallow coastal environments of various bottom types. By measuring ambient, spectral light-field quantities as they change temporally, along with water-column IOPs and other environmental parameters, we hope to achieve a deeper understanding of radiative transfer in optically shallow waters that can be applied to problems in bottom-type classification, optical bathymetry, hyperspectral remote sensing, and benthic productivity.

Subject Categories:

  • Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
  • Optics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE