Oil Droplet Clouds Suspended in the Sea: Can They Be Remotely Detected?
AbstractOil floating on the sea surface can be detected by both passive and active methods using the ultraviolet-to-microwave spectrum, whereas oil immersed below the sea surface can signal its presence only in visible light. This paper presents an optical model representing a selected case of the sea polluted by an oil suspension for a selected concentration (10 ppm) located in a layer of exemplary thickness (5 m) separated from the sea surface by an unpolluted layer (thickness 1 m). The impact of wavelength and state of the sea surface on reflectance changes is presented based on the results of Monte Carlo ray tracing. A two-wavelength index of reflectance is proposed to detect oil suspended in the water column (645–469 nm). View Full-Text
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Otremba, Z. Oil Droplet Clouds Suspended in the Sea: Can They Be Remotely Detected? Remote Sens. 2016, 8, 857.
Otremba Z. Oil Droplet Clouds Suspended in the Sea: Can They Be Remotely Detected? Remote Sensing. 2016; 8(10):857.Chicago/Turabian Style
Otremba, Zbigniew. 2016. "Oil Droplet Clouds Suspended in the Sea: Can They Be Remotely Detected?" Remote Sens. 8, no. 10: 857.
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