Skip to main content

Development of an Inverse Model from Ocean Reflectance

Buy Article:

$28.00 plus tax (Refund Policy)

Abstract:

An inverse ocean color model with three components—chlorophyll, suspended sediment and dissolved organic matter—is developed to extract the constituents of seawater from the surface reflectance (400‐700 nm) in oligotrophic, eutrophic and turbid waters. Ocean reflectance obtained from just beneath the sea surface by a spectral radiometer (with 61 bands) is associated with four specific absorption and backscattering coefficients of seawater constituents, including heterotrophic organisms and seawater itself. Although many semi-analytical methods have been used before, this is the first time to apply a purely analytical technique to the inverse model. A known radiative transfer theory was applied to extract the constituents. The model results showed good agreement between the measured values in seawaters and simulated values.

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4031/MTSJ.33.1.9

Publication date: January 1, 1999

More about this publication?
  • The Marine Technology Society Journal is the flagship publication of the Marine Technology Society. It publishes the highest caliber, peer-reviewed papers on subjects of interest to the society: marine technology, ocean science, marine policy and education. The Journal is dedicated to publishing timely special issues on emerging ocean community concerns while also showcasing general interest and student-authored works.
  • Editorial Board
  • Submit a Paper
  • Subscribe to this Title
  • Membership Information
  • Information for Advertisers
  • Ingenta Connect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites
mts/mtsj/1999/00000033/00000001/art00009
dcterms_title,dcterms_description,pub_keyword
6
5
20
40
5

Access Key

Free Content
Free content
New Content
New content
Open Access Content
Open access content
Subscribed Content
Subscribed content
Free Trial Content
Free trial content
Cookie Policy
X
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more