Model for the interpretation of hyperspectral remote-sensing reflectance.

  title={Model for the interpretation of hyperspectral remote-sensing reflectance.},
  author={Zhongping Lee and Kendall L. Carder and Steven Hawes and Robert G. Steward and Thomas Peacock and Curtiss O. Davis},
  journal={Applied optics},
  volume={33 24},
Remote-sensing reflectance is easier to interpret for the open ocean than for coastal regions because the optical signals are highly coupled to the phytoplankton (e.g., chlorophyll) concentrations. For estuarine or coastal waters, variable terrigenous colored dissolved organic matter (CDOM), suspended sediments, and bottom reflectance, all factors that do not covary with the pigment concentration, confound data interpretation. In this research, remote-sensing reflectance models are suggested… 

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