Next Article in Journal
Next Article in Special Issue
Previous Article in Journal
Previous Article in Special Issue
Sensors 2008, 8(2), 860-876; doi:10.3390/s8020860
Article

Ocean Color Inferred from Radiometers on Low-Flying Aircraft

*  and
Received: 16 November 2007; Accepted: 5 February 2008 / Published: 8 February 2008
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Ocean Remote Sensing)
View Full-Text   |   Download PDF [1385 KB, uploaded 21 June 2014]   |   Browse Figures
Abstract: The color of sunlight reflected from the ocean to orbiting visible radiometers hasprovided a great deal of information about the global ocean, after suitable corrections aremade for atmospheric effects. Similar ocean-color measurements can be made from a lowflyingaircraft to get higher spatial resolution and to obtain measurements under clouds.A different set of corrections is required in this case, and we describe algorithms to correctfor clouds and sea-surface effects. An example is presented and errors in the correctionsdiscussed.
Keywords: ocean color; remote sensing; atmospheric correction; ocean optics ocean color; remote sensing; atmospheric correction; ocean optics
This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Export to BibTeX |
EndNote


MDPI and ACS Style

Churnside, J.H.; Wilson, J.J. Ocean Color Inferred from Radiometers on Low-Flying Aircraft. Sensors 2008, 8, 860-876.

AMA Style

Churnside JH, Wilson JJ. Ocean Color Inferred from Radiometers on Low-Flying Aircraft. Sensors. 2008; 8(2):860-876.

Chicago/Turabian Style

Churnside, James H.; Wilson, James J. 2008. "Ocean Color Inferred from Radiometers on Low-Flying Aircraft." Sensors 8, no. 2: 860-876.



Sensors EISSN 1424-8220 Published by MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland RSS E-Mail Table of Contents Alert