1 September 1990 Marine bioluminescence estimation algorithms for in-situ irradiance measurements
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Abstract
Two simple algorithms are examined for estimating the volumetric generation rate of a bioluminescent light field in the upper ocean from measurements of the irradiance and scalar irradiance at two depths beneath the surface of seawater. Both algorithms require that in situ irradiance and scalar irradiance measurements be made and that the absorption coefficient be known. Radiative transfer calculations have been done to numerically test the sensitivity of the algorithms, and the one based on the principle of photon conservation is shown to work well when searching for the presence of a source and for estimating the source magnitude.
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Norman J. McCormick, Norman J. McCormick, R. Sanchez, R. Sanchez, Hwa Chong Yi, Hwa Chong Yi, } "Marine bioluminescence estimation algorithms for in-situ irradiance measurements", Proc. SPIE 1302, Ocean Optics X, (1 September 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.21433; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.21433
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