Light Absorption in Sea Water

Hardcover | May 23, 2007

byBogdian Wozniak, Jerzy Dera

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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.

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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 ove...

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This book takes a fresh, holistic approach to the problems of light absorption and absorbers in seawaters, discussing the fundamentals of light absorption at various depths in seawaters of different trophicity by absorbers of diverse origin. The authors have drawn their information from a substantial body of contemporary research resul...

The authors are both professors at the Institute of Oceanology of the Polish Academy of Sciences.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:460 pages, 9.25 × 6.14 × 0.27 inPublished:May 23, 2007Publisher:Springer New YorkLanguage:English

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Chapter 1. IntroductionChapter 2. Light Absorption by Water Molecules and Inorganic Substances Dissolved in Sea Water2.1 The Absorption of Light by Water Molecules2.2 The Absorption of Light by Atoms, Sea-salt Ions, and Other Inorganic substances dissolved in sea waterChapter 3. The Impact of Light on Organic Molecules: Physical Principles3.1 The Characteristic Absorption Properties of Simple Chromophores in Organic Molecules (=> in Preparation)3.2 The Absorption Properties of Complex Organic Molecules with Conjugated p-electrons3.3 The Influence of Auxochromic Groups and Complexes on the Optical Properties of Organic Compounds in the SeaChapter 4. The Absorption of Light by Dissolved Organic Matter (DOM) in Sea Water4.1 The Classification, Origin, and General Characteristics of Light Absorption by the Principal Groups of Organic Absorbers in Sea Water4.2 Analysis of the Conditions Governing UV-VIS Absorption by the Principal Organic Absorbers in the SeaChapter 5. The Absorption of Light by Marine Suspended Particles - a General Description5.1 Quantum-mechanical-electrodynamic Description of Light Absorption in Polydispersive Media; Elements of Mie Theory5.2 => in preparationChapter 6. Absorption of Light by Phytoplankton in the Sea6.1 Abiotic Factors Governing the Absorption of Light by Phytoplankton in the Sea6.2 Phytoplankton Pigments and Their Electronic Absorption Spectra in the Visible Region6.3 Resources of Phytoplankton and Concentrations of Chlorophyll a in Oceans and Seas6.4 The Composition of Chlorophyll a and Necessary Pigments in Marine Algae6.5 The Pigment Packing Effect in Phytoplankton Cells in the Ocean6.6 The Overall Absorption of Light by Marine Algae: the Results of Empirical Studies6.7 Model Description of the Absorption Properties of Marine Phytoplankton - a ReviewChapter 7. Absorption of Light by Non-algal ParticlesChapter 8. References