RaDyO Publications and Presentations

  • All preliminary cruise reports from Kilo Moana and FLIP during the SB Channel RaDyO experiment may be be obtained at RaDyO FTP site.

  • RaDyO_Sum_Papers2012.pdf

    JGR Special Section papers

    Dickey, T., M. L. Banner, P. Bhandari, T. Boyd, L. Carvalho, G. Chang, Y. Chao, H. Czerski, M. Darecki, C. Dong, D. Farmer, S. Freeman, J. Gemmrich, P. Gernez, N. Hall-Patch, B. Holt, S. Jiang, C. Jones, G. Kattawar, D. LeBel, L. Lenain, M. Lewis, Y. Liu, L. Logan, D. Manov, K. Melville, M. A. Moline, R. Morison, F. Nencioli, S. Pegau, B. Reineman, I. Robbins R. Röttgers, H. Schultz, L. Shen, M. Shinki, M. Slivkoff, M. Sokólski, F. Spada, N. Statom, D. Stramski, P. Sutherland, M. Twardowski, S. Vagle, R. Van Dommelen, K. Voss, L. Washburn, J. Wei, H. Wijesekera, O. Wurl, D. Yang, S. Yildiz, Y. You, D. K. P. Yue, R. Zaneveld, and C. J. Zappa, 2012, Recent Advances in the Study of Optical Variability in the Near-surface and Upper Ocean, Special Volume of J. Geophys. Doi:10.1029/2012JC007964, 2012.

    Bhandari, P., K. J. Voss, L. Logan, and M. Twardowski (2011), The variation of the polarized downwelling radiance distribution with depth in the coastal and clear ocean, J. Geophys. Res., 116, C00H10, doi:10.1029/2011JC007320, 2011. Chang, G. and M. S. Twardowski (2011), Effects of physical forcing and particle characteristics on underwater imaging performance, J. Geophys. Res., 116, C00H03, 10 PP., 2011 doi:10.1029/2011JC007098.

    Czerski, H., M. Twardowski, X. Zhang, and S. Vagle (2011), Resolving size distributions of bubbles with radii less than 30 um with optical and acoustical methods, J. Geophys. Res., 116, C00H11, 13 PP., 2011 doi:10.1029/2011JC007177.

    Darecki, M., D. Stramski, and M. Sokolski (2012), Measurements of high-fequency light fluctuations induced by sea surface waves with an Underwater Porcupine Radiometer System, J. Geophys. Res., 116, C00H09, 16 PP., 2011 doi:10.1029/2011JC007338.

    Dong, C., X. Lin, Y. Liu, F. Nencioli, Y. Chao, Y. Guan, D. Chen, T. Dickey, and J. C. McWilliams (2012), Three-dimensional ocean eddy analysis in the Southern California Bight from a numerical product, J. Geophys. Res., 117, C00H14, doi:10.1029/2011JC007354.

    Gallegos, C. L., P. J. Werdell, and C. R. McClain (2011), Long-term changes in light scattering in Chesapeake Bay inferred from Secchi depth, light attenuation, and remote sensing measurements, J. Geophys. Res., 116, C00H08, doi:10.1029/2011JC007160.

    Gernez, P., D. Stramski, and M. Darecki (2011), Vertical changes in the probability distribution of downward irradiance within the near-surface ocean under sunny conditions, J. Geophys. Res., 116, C00H07, doi:10.1029/2011JC007156. Lewis, M. R., J. Wei, R. Van Dommelen, and K. J. Voss (2011) Quantitative estimation of the underwater radiance distribution, J. Geophys. Res., 116, C00H06, doi:10.1029/2011JC007275.

    Moline, M. A., I. C. Robbins, B. Zelenke, W. S. Pegau, and H. W. Wijesekera (2012), Evaluation of bio-optical inversion of spectral irradiance measured from an autonomous underwater vehicle, J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2011JC007352.

    Salisbury, J., D. Vandemark, J. Campbell, C. Hunt, D. Wisser, N. Reul, and B. Chapron (2011), Spatial and temporal coherence between Amazon River discharge, salinity, and light absorption by colored organic carbon in western tropical Atlantic surface waters, J. Geophys. Res., 116, C00H02, doi:10.1029/2011JC006989.

    Szeto, M., P. J. Werdell, T. S. Moore, and J. W. Campbell (2011), Are the world's oceans optically different?, J. Geophys. Res., 116, C00H04, doi:10.1029/2011JC007230.

    Twardowski, M., X. Zhang, S. Vagle, J. Sullivan, S. Freeman, H. Czerski, Y. You, L. Bi, and G. Kattawar (2012), The optical volume scattering function in a surf zone inverted to derive sediment and bubble particle subpopulations, J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2011JC007347.

    Vagle, S., J. Gemmrich, and H. Czerski (2012), Reduced upper ocean turbulence and changes to bubble size distributions during large downward heat-flux events, J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2011JC007308. Wurl, O., L. Miller, and S. Vagle (2011), Production and fate of transparent exopolymer particles in the ocean, J. Geophys. Res., 116, C00H13, doi:10.1029/2011JC007342.

    Xu, Z., D. K. P. Yue, L. Shen, and K. J. Voss (2011), Patterns and statistics of in-water polarization under conditions of linear and nonlinear ocean surface waves, J. Geophys. Res., 116, C00H12, doi:10.1029/2011JC007350.

    You, Y., G. W. Kattawar, K. J. Voss, P. Bhandari, J. Wei, M. Lewis, C. J. Zappa, and H. Schultz (2011), Polarized light field under dynamic ocean surfaces: Numerical modeling compared with measurements, J. Geophys. Res., 116, C00H05, doi:10.1029/2011JC007278.

    Xu, Z., X. Guo, L. Shen, and D.K.P. Yue (2012), Radiative transfer in ocean turbulence and its effect on underwater light field, in press.

    Zappa, C. J., M. L. Banner, H. Schultz, J. Gemmrich, R. Morison, D. A. LeBel, and T. Dickey (2012), An overview of sea state conditions and air-sea fluxes during RaDyO, J. Geophys. Res., in press.

    Other RaDyO Papers (Updated February 7, 2012)

    Boyce, D.G, M.R. Lewis, B. Worm 2010. Global phytoplankton decline over the last century. Nature 466: 591-596.

    Boyce, D.G., M.R. Lewis, B. Worm 2011. Boyce et al. reply. Nature: 472, E8-E9 doi:10.1038/nature09953.

    Carvalho, L. M. V., C. Jones, T. Dickey, C. J. Zappa, Y. Chao and J. Farrara (2012), Regional and large-scale meteorological conditions during the Radiance in a Dynamic Ocean (RaDyO) Santa Barbara Field Experiment, Report 1 from the Santa Barbara Atmospheric Sciences Research Group, Earth Research Institute, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Chang, G., M. S. Twardowski, Y. You, M. Moline, P. -W. Zhai, S. Freeman, M. Slivkoff, F. Nencioli, and G. W. Kattawar (2010) Platform effects on optical variability and prediction of underwater visibility, Appl. Opt., 49(15), 2784-2796.

    Claustre, H., Antoine, D., Boehme, L., Boss, E., D'Ortenzio, F., Fanton D'Andon, O., Guinet, C., Gruber, N., Handegard, N. O., Hood, M., Johnson, K., Kortzinger, A, Lampitt, R., LeTraon, P.-Y., Lequere, C., Lewis, M., Perry, M.-J., Platt, T., Roemmich, D., Sathyendranath, S., Testor, P., Send, U., & Yoder, J. (2010). "Guidelines towards an integrated ocean observation system for ecosystems and biogeochemical cycles". in Proceedings of the "OceanObs'09: Sustained Ocean Observations and Information for Society" Conference (Vol. 1), Venice, Italy, 21-25 September 2009, Hall, J., Harrison D.E. and Stammer, D., Eds., ESA Publication WPP-306.

    Claustre, H., Y. Huot, I. Obernosterer, B. Gentili, D. Tailliez and M. Lewis 2008. Gross community production and metabolic balance in the South Pacific Gyre, using a non-intrusive bio-optical method. Biogeosciences, 5, 463-474.

    Dickey, T., G. Kattawar, and K. Voss (2011), Shedding new light on light in the ocean, Phys. Today, April 2011. Gleason, A., K. Voss, H.R. Gordon, M. Twardowski, J. Sullivan, C. Trees, A. Weidemann, and J-F Berthon. 2012. Assessment of an empirical particle scattering phase function for modeling oceanic upwelling hemispherical radiance distributions. Optics Express, in review.

    Glenn, S. M.R. Lewis and 94 others. 2011. The Trans-Atlantic Slocum glider expeditions: A catalyst for undergraduate participation in ocean science and technology. Marine Technology Society Journal 45: 1-17.

    Gordon, H.R., M.R. Lewis, S.D. McLean, M.S. Twardowski, S.A. Freeman, K.J. Voss, and G.C. Boynton. 2009. Spectra of particulate backscattering in natural waters. Optics Express, 17(18), 16192-16208.

    Groundwater, H., M.Twardowski, H. Dierssen, A. Sciandre, and S. Freeman. 2012. Determining oceanic particle size distributions and particle composition: a new SEM-EDS protocol with validation and comparison to other methods. Science Total Environ, in press.

    Hasegawa, D., M.R. Lewis, and A. Gangopadhyay 2009. How islands cause phytoplankton to bloom in their wakes. Geophys. Res. Letters 36, L20605, doi:10.1029/2009GL039743.

    Lee, Z.P., S. Shang, Chuanmin Hu, M. Lewis, R. Arnone, Y. Li, B. Lubac 2010. Time series of optical properties in a subtropical gyre and its implications to dynamics of biogeochemical properties. J. Geophys. Res., 115, C09012, doi:10.1029/2009JC005865.

    Lewis, M.R. 2008. The measurement of apparent optical properties for the diagnosis of harmful algal blooms. In: Babin, M., Roesler, C.S., and Cullen, J.J. (eds.), Real-time Coastal Observing Systems for Marine Ecosystem Dynamics and Harmful Algal Blooms: Theory, Instrumentation and Modelling.UNESCO, Paris, 207-236.

    Li, W.K.W., M.R. Lewis, W.G. Harrison 2008. Multiscalarity of the nutrient-chlorophyll relationship in coastal phytoplankton. Estuaries and Coasts, DOI 10.1007/s12237-008-9119-7.

    Melville, W. K., L. Lenain, J. M. Kleiss, P. Sutherland , and L. Romero (2012), The impact of surface wave breaking on imaging through the ocean surface, in preparation.

    Moore, C., A. Barnard, P. Fietzek, M. R. Lewis, H. M. Sosik, S. White, and O. Zielinski 2009. Optical tools for ocean monitoring and research. Ocean Sciences 5: 661-684.

    PezzanitiJ. Larry Pezzanti, David Chenault, Mike Roche, John Reinhardt, Joseph P. Pezzaniti and Howard Schultz, "Four camera complete Stokes imaging polarimeter", Proc. SPIE 6972, 69720J (2008); doi:10.1117/12.784797.

    Randolph, K. H. Dierssen, M. Twardowski, A. Cifuentes Lorenzen, C. Zappa. 2012. Optical measurements of bubble size distributions at 6-9 m depths generated by large-scale breaking waves in the Southern Ocean. J Geophys Res., in review.

    Schallenberg, C., M.R. Lewis, D.E. Kelley and J.J. Cullen. 2008. Variability in the quantum yield of sun-induced fluorescence in the Bering Sea: Effects of light and nutrients. J. Geophys. Res., 113,C07046, doi:10.1029/2007JC004355.

    Shinki, M., M. Wendeberg, S. Vagle, J.T. Cullen, and D. K. Hore. Characterization of microlayer adsorption on an oceanic glass plate sampler, submitted to Limnology and Oceanography:Methods, January 2012.

    Slivkoff, M., W. Klonowski, M. Twardowski, and S. Freeman. 2012. Determining the near forward volume scattering function from the LISST-100X particle size analyzer. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, in review.

    Stramski, D., R.A. Reynolds, M. Babin, S. Kaczmarek, M.R. Lewis, R. Rottgers, A. Sciandra, M. Stramska, M.S. Twardowski, and H. Claustre 2008.: Relationships between the surface concentration of particulate organic carbon and optical properties in the eastern south pacific and eastern Atlantic oceans, Biogeosciences 5: 171-201.

    Sullivan, J.M., and M.S. Twardowski. 2009. Angular shape of the volume scattering function in the backward direction. Applied Optics, 48:6811-6819.

    Sullivan, J., M. Twardowski, J.R.V. Zaneveld, and C. Moore. 2012. Measuring optical backscattering in water. Light Scattering Reviews, in press.

    Tonizzo, A., J. Zhou, A. Gilerson, M. Twardowski, D. Gray, R. Arnone, B. Gross, F. Moshary, and S. Ahmed. 2009. Polarization measurements in coastal waters: hyperspectral and multiangular analysis. Optics Express, 17, 5666-5683.

    Voss, K.J., S. McLean, M. Lewis, C. Johnson, S. Flora, M. Feinholz, M. Yarbrough, C.Trees, M.Twardowski, D. Clark 2010. An example crossover experiment for testing new vicarious calibration techniques for satellite ocean color radiometry. J. Ocean. Atmos. Technol. 27: 1747-1759 DOI: 10.1175/2010JTECHO737.1

    Wurl, O., Miller, L., Röttgers, R., Vagle, S. 2009. The distribution and fate of surface-active substances in the sea-surface micro layer and water column. Mar. Chem. 115, 1-9.

    Wurl, O., Wurl, E., Miller, L., Johnson, K., Vagle, S. 2011. Formation and global distribution of seasurface microlayers. Biogeosciences 8, 121- 135.

    You, Y., P.-W. Zhai, G. W. Kattawar, and P. Yang (2009), Polarized radiance fields under a dynamic ocean surface: A three-dimensional radiative transfer solution, Appl. Opt., 48(16), 3019-3029, doi:10.1364/AO.48.003019.

    You, Y., D. Stramski, M. Darecki, and G. W. Kattawar (2010), Modeling of wave-induced irradiance fluctuations at near-surface depths in the ocean: A comparison with measurements, Appl. Opt., 49(6), 1041-1053, doi:10.1364/AO.49.001041.

    You, Y., A. Tonizzo, A.A. Gilerson, M.E. Cummings, P. Brady, J.M. Sullivan, M.S. Twardowski, H.M. Dierssen, S.A. Ahmed, and G.W. Kattawar. 2011. Measurements and simulations of polarization states of underwater light in clear oceanic waters, Optics Express, 50(24):4873-4893.

    Zappa, Christopher J. , Michael L. Banner, Howard Schultz, Andres Corrada-Emmanuel, Lawrence B. Wolff and Jacob Yalcin "Retrieval of short ocean wave slope using polarimetric imaging," Measurement Science and Technology, 21-April-2008, doi:10.1088/0957-0233/19/5/055503.

    Zhai, P.-W., G. W. Kattawar, and P. Yang (2008), Impulse response solution to the three-dimensional vector radiative transfer equation in atmosphere-ocean systems. I. Monte Carlo method, Appl. Opt., 47(8), 1037-1047, doi:10.1364/AO.47.001037.

    Zhai, P.-W., G. W. Kattawar, and P. Yang (2008), Impulse response solution to the three-dimensional vector radiative transfer equation in atmosphere-ocean systems. II. The hybrid matrix operator-Monte Carlo method, Appl. Opt., 47(8), 1063-1071, doi:10.1364/AO.47.001063.

    Zhang, X., M. Twardowski and M.R. Lewis 2011. Retrieving composition and sizes of oceanic particle subpopulations from the volume scattering function. Appl. Optics, 50, 1240-1259. doi:10.1364/AO.50.001240.

    Zhang, X., L. Hu, M.S. Twardowski, and J.M. Sullivan. 2009. Scattering by solutions of major sea salts. Optics Express, 17:19580-19585.


    Bhandari, Purushottam, The design of a polarimeer and its use for the study of the variation of downwelling polarized radiance distribution with depth in the ocean", (Ph.D., Physics 2011), University of Miami. Shinki, Masaya, Characterizing a New and Novel Glass Plate Sampler for Collection of Oceanic Microlayer, by, MSc thesis, University of Victoria, 2011, 96pp.

    Slanker, Julie Marie, Radiance in the ocean: effects of wave slope and raman scattering near the surface and at depths through the asymptotic region, M.S, Texas A&M (December 2007)

    You, Yu, Applications of the Generalized DDA Formalism and the Nature of Polarized Light in Deep Oceans Student Ph.D. Texas A&M (August 2008)

    Zhai, Pengwang , A fourth-order symplectic finite-difference time-domain (FDTD) method for light scattering and a 3D Monte Carlo code for radiative transfer in scattering systems Student, Ph.D. Texas A&M (August 2006)

    Abstract and Talk at 2008 Ocean Science Meeting

    Schultz, Howard, Zappa, C. J., Banner, M. L., Corrada-Emmanuel, A., & Pezzaniti, L. "A method for recovering the two-dimensional slope field of the ocean surface waves using an imaging polarimeter." Presented at the 2008 Ocean Sciences Meeting, Orlando, FL March 2-7, 2008.

    Proposal Abstracts
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    Michael Banner et al. Ocean surface wave optical roughness - innovative measurement and modeling
    Tommy Dickey and
    Grace Chang
    High resolution time series observations and modeling of radiance, optical properties, and physical processes
    David Farmer and
    Svein Vagle
    Wave induced bubble clouds and their effect on radiance in the upper ocean
    George Kattawar 3D time-dependent vector radiative transfer in an atmosphere-ocean system
    Marlon Lewis and
    Scott McLean
    Quantitative estimatation of variability in the underwater radiance distribution (RADCAM)
    Ken Melville
    and Luc Lenain
    The influence of breaking at the ocean surface on oceanic radiance and imaging
    Scott Pegau and
    Hemantha Wijesekera
    Spatial variability of irradiance in the wave boundary layer
    Dariusz Stramski Measurements of wave-induced fluctuations in the underwater radiance under various surface boundary conditions
    Mike Twardowski
    and Ron Zaneveld
    High fidelity IOP observations
    Ken Voss Downwelling polarized radiance distribution measurements
    Dick Yue and Lian Shen (and Yuming Liu and Kelli Hendrickson) A direct simulation-based study of radiance in a dynamic ocean

  • Some Key References and Websites for the Santa Barbara Channel RaDyO Experiment

  • Some Key References and Websites for the Hawaii RaDyO Experiment