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Light Absorption in Sea Water

Series: Atmospheric and Oceanographic Sciences Library Volume: 33

By: Bogdan Wozniak and Jerzy Dera

452 pages, Figs, tabs, col plates

Springer-Verlag

Hardback | Jun 2007 | #156719 | ISBN-13: 9780387307534
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About this book

This book provides a detailed description of light absorption and absorbents in seawaters with respect to provenance, region of the sea, depth of the occurrence and trophicity. The text is based on a substantial body of contemporary research results taken from the subject literature (over 400 references) and the work of the authors over a period of 30 years.


Contents

Introduction.- Light Absorption by Water Molecules and Inorganic Substances Dissolved in Seawater.- The Impact of Light on Organic Molecules: Physical Principles.- The Absorption of Light by Dissolved Organic Matter (DOM) in Sea Water.- The Absorption of Light by Marine Suspended Particles.- A General Description.- Absorption of Light by Phytoplankton in the Sea.- Absorption of Light by Non-Algal particles.- References.

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