16 September 1999 Spectrofluorometric phytoplankton and seawater characterization during the XIII Italian Antarctic mission
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Proceedings Volume 3821, Environmental Sensing and Applications; (1999) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.364185
Event: Industrial Lasers and Inspection (EUROPTO Series), 1999, Munich, Germany
Abstract
Seawaters detailed spectroscopic analyses were carried out in the ENEA mobile fluorosensor laboratory participating to the oceanographic campaign within the XIII Italian Antarctic Mission (R/V Italica, Nov. '97 - Jan '98). A complete set of in-vivo emission and excitation spectra was measured during cruises in the Ross Sea and along Southern Ocean transects up- to New Zealand. Measurements allowed for distinguishing among natural seawater components (tyrosine and tryptophan protein- like substances) and for identifying phytoplankton pigments (Chl-a, b, c, carotenoids, phycoerithrin, and phaeopigments). Georeferenced data have been collected at fixed time intervals and released on thematic maps.
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Roberto Barbini, Francesco Colao, Roberta Fantoni, Antonio Palucci, Sergio Ribezzo, and Luigi Lazzara "Spectrofluorometric phytoplankton and seawater characterization during the XIII Italian Antarctic mission", Proc. SPIE 3821, Environmental Sensing and Applications, (16 September 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.364185; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.364185
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