Subsea Optics and Imaging, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0857093525
  • ISBN-13: 9780857093523
  • DDC: 551.46
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 608 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Optical methodology, instrumentation, and photonics devices for imaging, vision, and optical sensing are increasingly important to understanding our marine environment. Subsea optics can make an important contribution to protecting and sustainably managing ocean resources and monitoring the response of marine systems to climate change. This important book offers an authoritative review of key principles, technologies, and applications. The book is divided into three parts. The first part introduces key concepts in subsea optics and imaging, imaging technologies and the development of ocean optics, and color analysis. Part two reviews the use of subsea optics in environmental analysis. Part three reviews subsea optical systems technologies. An overview of imaging and visualization using conventional photography and video segues to advanced techniques like digital holography and laser line-scanning as well as their use in controlled observation platforms or global observation networks. This section also outlines techniques such as Raman spectroscopy, hyperspectral sensing and imaging, laser Doppler anemometry (LDA) and particle image velocimetry (PIV). The book ends with a chapter on fluorescence methodologies. With its distinguished editor and international team of contributors, Subsea Optics and Imaging is a standard reference for those researching, developing and using subsea optical technologies as well as environmental scientists and agencies that monitor the marine environment.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contributor Contact Details.
Woodhead Publishing Series in Electronic and Optical Materials.
1: Introduction and Historic Review of Subsea Optics and Imaging.
2: Subsea Optics: An Introduction.
3: Subsea Imaging and Vision: An Introduction.
4: The History of Subsea Optics.
5: Biogeochemical Optics in the Environment.
6: Measurement of Hyperspectral Underwater Light fields.
7: Colored Dissolved Organic Matter in Seawater.
8: Optical Assessment of Nutrients in Seawater.
9: Bioluminescence in the Sea.
10: Optical Assessment of Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs).
11: Optical Techniques in Studying Suspended Sediments, Turbulence and Mixing in Marine Environments.
12: Subsea Optical Systems and Imaging.
13: Geometric Optics and Strategies for Subsea Imaging.
14: Underwater Imaging: Photographic, Digital and Video Techniques.
15: Subsea Holography and Submersible ‘Holocameras’.
16: Subsea Laser Scanning and Imaging Systems.
17: Laser Doppler Anemometry (LDA) and Particle Image Velocimetry (PIV) for Marine Environments.
18: Underwater 3D Vision, Ranging and Range Gating.
19: Raman Spectroscopy for Subsea Applications.
20: Fiber Optic Sensors for Subsea Structural Health Monitoring.
21: Subsea LIDAR Systems.
22: Operational Multiparameter Subsea Observation Platforms.
23: Underwater Hyperspectral Imagery to Create Biogeochemical Maps of Seafloor Properties.
24: Advances in Underwater Fluorometry: From Bulk Fluorescence to Planar Laser Imaging.