Measurements of spectral transmission and backscattering of light in first year sea ice, Tent Island, McMurdo Sound
Entry ID: K132_1985_1987_NZ_1

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Summary
Abstract: In situ measurements of the the spectral transmission and backscattering of light was conducted on first year ice to characterise the optical properties of sea ice. The average scattering length and attenuation length was determined for 13 wavelength bands in the wave length range between 400nm to 1100nm. A weakly divergent monochromatic light source was placed on the surface of the ice and the ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.67   S: -77.67   E: 166.25   W: 166.25

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1985-11-12
Stop Date: 1985-11-26

Start Date: 1986-11-01
Stop Date: 1986-11-19
ISO Topic Category
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Data Set Progress
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Data Center
Antarctica New Zealand, New Zealand Antarctic Institute, New Zealand Supplemental Info
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Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: +64 4 463 5964
Email: joe.trodahl at vuw.ac.nz
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Victoria University of Wellington
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City: Wellington
Country: New Zealand
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Publications/References
Buckley, R.G., Trodahl, H.J. And Langhorne, P.J. 1986. Immediate report to the Ross Dependency Research Committee on Event K132 (85/86), Optical properties of sea ice. Physics and Engineering Laboratory Report No. 940.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-04-23
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-04-23
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