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Remote sensing of particulate concentrations in water.
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PMID:  20234509     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Determination of residual radiance is essential in remote sensing measurements of suspended solids in the absence of real-time ground-truth data. We present some typical background corrections for Lake Superior and determine the spectral distribution of the residual radiance from three major categories of turbidity in the lake. The results tested with Landsat 2 digital tape data indicate that for large bodies of water general information on atmospheric scattering, water clarity, and optical properties of suspended solids enables one to estimate the concentrations of particulates to within +/-0.5 mg/liter in the absence of real-time ground-truth data.
M Sydor
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Applied optics     Volume:  19     ISSN:  0003-6935     ISO Abbreviation:  Appl Opt     Publication Date:  1980 Aug 
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Created Date:  2010-03-17     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  0247660     Medline TA:  Appl Opt     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  2794     Citation Subset:  -    
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