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Text Books Relevant to Ocean Optics

Page updated: Feb 27, 2017
Principal author: Emmanuel Boss
Here are some of the many books relevant to optical oceanography and remote sensing, not including books specifically on radiative transfer theory.

AGARD, 1973. Optics of the Sea: Interface and In-water Transmission and Imaging. AGARD (Advisory Group for Aerospace Research & Development) Lecture Series No. 61. Nat. Tech. Info. Serv.

Acker, J., 2015. The Color of the Atmosphere with the Earth Below: A History of NASA's Ocean Color Missions. Available from ISBN 1507699220.

Björn, L. O. [Editor], 2015. Photobiology: The Science of Light and Life. Third Edition. Springer. ISBN 978-1-4939-1467-8

Bohren C.F. and D.R. Huffman, 1983. Absorption and Scattering of Light by Small Particles. Wiley-Interscience.

Bukata, R.P, 1995. Satellite Monitoring of Inland and Coastal Water Quality: Retrospection, Introspection, Future Directions. Taylor & Francis.

Bukata, R.P., J.H. Jerome, K.Y. Kondratyev, and D.V. Pozdnyakov, 1995. Optical Properties and Remote Sensing of Inland and Coastal Waters. CRC Press.

Caimi, F.M. [Editor], 1996. Selected Papers on Underwater Optics. SPIE Milestone Series, Vol. MS 118. SPIE Optical Engineering Press.

Dera, J., 1992. Marine Physics. Elsevier.

Dmitry, P. and H. Grassl, 2003. Colour of Inland and Coastal Waters: A Methodology for its Interpretation. Springer.

Dolin, L, G. Gilbert, I. Levin, and A. Luchinin, 2006. Theory of Imaging Through Wavy Sea Surface. Russian Acad. Sci. Inst. Appl. Physics.

Falkowski, P.G. and J. Raven, 1997. Aquatic Photosynthesis. Blackwell.

Hapke, B., 1993. Theory of Reflectance and Emittance Spectroscopy. Cambridge Univ. Press.

Jerlov, N.G., 1968. Optical Oceanography. Elsevier.

Jerlov, N.G., 1976. Marine Optics. Elsevier.

Jonasz, M. and G.R. Fournier, 2007. Light Scattering by Particles in Water: Theoretical and Experimental Constraints. Academic Press.

Kattawar, G.W. [Editor], 1991. Selected Papers on Multiple Scattering in Plane Parallel Atmospheres and Oceans: Methods. SPIE Milestone Series, Vol. MS 42, SPIE Optical Engineering Press.

Kirk, J.T.O., 1994. Light and Photosynthesis in Aquatic Ecosystems, Second Edition. Cambridge University Press.

Kokhanovsky, A.A., 2001. Optics of Light Scattering Media: Problems and Solutions. Springer.

Kondratyev, K.Y. and N.N. Filatov [Eds.], 1999. Limnology and Remote Sensing: A Contemporary Approach. Springer-Praxis.

Mertens, L.E., 1970. In-Water Photography: Theory and Practice. John Wiley & Sons.

Mishchenko, M.I., J.W. Hovenier, and L.D. Travis [Eds.], 2000. Light Scattering by Nonspherical Particles: Theory, Measurements, and Applications. Academic Press.

Mishchenko, M.I., L.D. Travis, and A.A. Lacis, 2002. Scattering, Absorption, and Emission of Light by Small Particles. Cambridge University Press.

Mishchenko, M.I., L.D. Travis, and A.A. Lacis, 2006. Multiple Scattering of Light by Particles: Radiative Transfer and Coherent Backscattering. Cambridge University Press.

Mobley, C., 1994. Light and Water: Radiative Transfer in Natural Waters. Academic Press. Out of print but available on CD from the author, or download Light and Water as a zipped pdf (22.4 Mbytes).

Preisendorfer, R, 1976. Hydrologic Optics (six volumes). U.S. Dept. of Commerce.

Richards, J.A. and X. Jia, 2006. Remote Sensing Digital Image Analysis, Fourth Edition. Springer.

Schowengerdt, R.A., 1977. Remote Sensing: Models and Methods for Image Processing, Second Edition. Academic Press.

Shifrin, K.S., 1988. Physical Optics of Ocean Water. American Institute of Physics.

Smith, P.F., 1984. Underwater Photography: Scientific and Engineering Applications. Van Nostrand Reinhold.

Spinrad, R.W., K.L. Carder, and M.J. Perry [Eds.], 1994. Ocean Optics. Oxford University Press.

Tyler, J.E. [Editor], 1977. Light in the Sea. Dowden, Hutchinson & Ross.

van de Hulst, H.C., 1980. Multiple Light Scattering: Tables, Formulas, and Applications (two volumes). Academic Press.

van de Hulst, H.C., 1981. Light Scattering by Small Particles. Dover.

Walker, R.E., 1994. Marine Light Field Statistics. John Wiley & Sons.