Influence of bubbles on scattering of light in the ocean.

@article{Zhang1998InfluenceOB,
  title={Influence of bubbles on scattering of light in the ocean.},
  author={Xiaodong Zhang and Marlon Lewis and Bruce David Johnson},
  journal={Applied optics},
  year={1998},
  volume={37 27},
  pages={
          6525-36
        }
}
The scattering and backscattering properties of bubble populations in the upper ocean are estimated with Mie theory and a generalized bubble size spectrum based on in situ observations. Optical properties of both clean bubbles and bubbles coated with an organic film are analyzed; the results are compared with the corresponding optical properties of micro-organisms of similar size. Given a bubble number density (from ~10(5) to ~10(7) m(-3)) frequently found at sea, the bubble populations… 
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