25 April 2002
David Allison and Greg Mitchell
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
These data are from soluble absorption coefficients measured every 2 nm from 300 nm to 750 nm.
These data were originally processed by Greg Mitchell's Lab at SIO.
See Greg Mitchell for questions (email@example.com).
References to processing procedures are below.
The raw data was fit to an exponential and then that fit was used to calculate the fit dat presented here: as_fit(lambda) = a0_300*exp(-slope)
The units for the soluble absorption coefficient as are (1/m).
Mitchell, B. Greg, M. Kahru, J. Wieland and M. Stramska 2002. Determination
of spectral absorption coefficients of particles, dissolved material and
phytoplankton for discrete water samples. In: Ocean Optics Protocols for
Ocean Color Sensor Validation, Revision 3, Part II. James Mueller and
Giulietta Fargion, Editors. NASA Technical Memorandum NASA/TM-2002-21004/Rev3 Vol2.
A PDF of the memorandum cited above may be found at the following url: