The OLCI Neural Network Swarm (ONNS): A Bio-Geo-Optical Algorithm for Open Ocean and Coastal Waters

@article{Hieronymi2017TheON,
  title={The OLCI Neural Network Swarm (ONNS): A Bio-Geo-Optical Algorithm for Open Ocean and Coastal Waters},
  author={Martin Hieronymi and Dagmar M{\"u}ller and Roland Doerffer},
  journal={Frontiers in Marine Science},
  year={2017},
  volume={4},
  pages={138}
}
The processing scheme of a novel in-water algorithm for the retrieval of ocean color products from Sentinel-3 OLCI is introduced. The algorithm consists of several blended neural networks that are specialized for 13 different optical water classes. These comprise clearest natural waters but also waters reaching the frontiers of marine optical remote sensing, namely extreme absorbing or scattering waters. Considered chlorophyll concentrations reach up to 200 mg m-3, non-algae particle… 

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