Over 60 student papers were submitted to Ocean Optics XXI. The following awards were announced during the ceremony. The novel observations and insightful conclusions presented in these works exemplify the high quality of student research reported at the conference and contributed significantly to the body of knowledge regarding the nature and consequences of light in the ocean.
Best Student Paper
Jianwei Wei | Signatures of Wave-Induced Light Field Fluctuations in Measured Irradiance Depth Profiles
Justin M. Haag | Measurement System for Obtaining Marine Animal Reflectance Functions
Amir Ibrahim | The Relationship Between Upwelling Polarized Radiance and In-Water Attenuation to Absorption Ratio
Thomas Leeuw | Remote Identification of the Invasive Tunicate Didemnum vexillum Using Reflectance Spectroscopy