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Laser Remote Sensing of the Ocean: Methods and Applications



Laser Remote Sensing of the Ocean: Methods and Applications

Alexey F. Bunkin, Konstantin I. Voliak

ISBN: 978-0-471-38927-9 April 2001 256 Pages


Recent advances in lasers and measuring devices, as well as new capabilities in automated data acquisition, have made possible the design and practical implementation of self-sufficient lidar systems.


General Principles and Applications of Lidars.

Hydrographic Lidars: Design and Basic Applications.

Laser Spectroscopy of Photosynthesizing Organisms in the Ocean.

Nonlinear Raman Spectroscopy in Water Temperature Measurement.



"Examines the physical aspects of laser remote sensing and gives specific examples of airborne lidar systems and their practical application." (SciTech Book News, Vol. 25, No. 3, September 2001)

"...a useful reference...provides an excellent overview of the theory and practice of spectral lidar remote sensing for the evaluation of marine environments." (Physics Today, January 2003)