1 August 1968 Photographic Problems In Oceanography
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Proceedings Volume 0012, Underwater Photo-Optical Instrumentation Applications II; (1968) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.946726
Event: Underwater Photo-Optical Instrumentation Applications, 1968, San Diego, United States
Photography is demonstrated to be an effective tool in oceanographic investigation, especially for the study of water motions, marine biological organisms and sea-floor geological formations. However, the underwater environment presents many unique and difficult technological problems. A number of examples of how new photo-graphic techniques have been successfully used to record oceanographic phenomena are presented. These include studies of the movements of sea-surface slicks, surface waves, internal waves, turbulence, water turbidity, marine organisms, sea-floor relief, and the operation of equipment underwater. Still new photographic tech-niques are needed in these and other ocean-ographic studies.
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E. C. LaFond, E. C. LaFond, } "Photographic Problems In Oceanography", Proc. SPIE 0012, Underwater Photo-Optical Instrumentation Applications II, (1 August 1968); doi: 10.1117/12.946726; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.946726


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