Accession Number : AD0677932

Title :   MEASUREMENT OF THE ABSORPTION COEFFICIENT OF HYDROSOLS.

Descriptive Note : Interim technical rept.,

Corporate Author : SCRIPPS INSTITUTION OF OCEANOGRAPHY SAN DIEGO CALIF VISIBILITY LAB

Personal Author(s) : Tyler,John E. ; Wilson,Wayne H.

Report Date : NOV 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 18

Abstract : A theoretical method is described for the measurement of the optical volume absorption coefficient of natural bodies of water using the divergence of the vector irradiance field. Laboratory equipment has been constructed for the evaluation of the feasibility of using the method. The laboratory equipment is described and preliminary data is shown. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*SEA WATER, *LIGHT TRANSMISSION), ABSORPTION, ATTENUATION, SCATTERING, PHOTOMETERS, EXPERIMENTAL DATA, COLLOIDS

Subject Categories : Physical and Dynamic Oceanography

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE