On the accuracy of determining light absorption by "yellow substance" through measurements of induced fluorescence
Measurements of light absorption [A(y)(375)] and induced fluorescence (F) were performed on a set of samples of yellow substance of varying origin, collected in three different coastal areas. The experimental results were characterised by a correlation coefficient r(x, y) = 0.99, significantly higher than previously reported, and yielded the fit (+/- 1 SD) A(y)(375) = (0.052 +/- 0.055) + (0.973 +/- 0.045)F. Conversion of measured fluorescence into equivalent absorption by the above expression gave results accurate enough for the remote sensing of water properties.
Bibliographic Reference: Article: Limnology and Oceanography, Vol. 36 (1991) No. 4, pp. 777-786
Record Number: 199210430 / Last updated on: 1994-12-02
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