Oceanography The Official Magazine of
The Oceanography Society

Volume 17 | Number 2 | June 2004

Special Issue: Coastal Ocean Optics and Dynamics

On the Cover: Concept design and photo by Mark Moline, California Polytechnic State University. Artwork by Jeremiah Blackwell, California Polytechnic State University and Tommy Dickey, University of California, Santa Barbara. Back: Images of PHILLS data, courtesy of Curt Davis, US Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC (upper) and W. Paul Bissett, Florida Environmental Research Institute (lower). See Philpott et al. and Bisseett et al., this issue, for further details.
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Volume 17 Issue 02

Studies of Coastal Ocean Dynamics and Processes Using Emerging Optical Technologies
Dickey, T.D. 2004. Studies of coastal ocean dynamics and processes using emerging optical technologies. Oceanography 17(2):9–13, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2004.40.

BOX • Tiny Bubbles: An Overlooked Optical Constituent
Terrill, E., and M. Lewis. 2004. Science box—Tiny bubbles: An overlooked optical constituent. Oceanography 17(2):11, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2004.41.

BOX • The Evolution of Optical Water Mass Classification
Arnone, R.A., A.M. Wood, and R.W. Gould, Jr. 2004. Science box: The evolution of optical water mass classification. Oceanography 17(2):14–15, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2004.42.

The New Age of Hyperspectral Oceanography
Chang, G., K. Mahoney, A. Briggs-Whitmire, D.D.R. Kohler, C.D. Mobley, M. Lewis, M.A. Moline, E. Boss, M. Kim, W. Philpot, and T.D. Dickey. 2004. The new age of hyperspectral oceanography. Oceanography 17(2):16–23, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2004.43.

Watercolors in the Coastal Zone: What Can We See?
Schofield, O., R.A. Arnone, W.P. Bissett, T.D. Dickey, C.O. Davis, Z. Finkel, M. Oliver, and M.A. Moline. 2004. Watercolors in the coastal zone: What can we see? Oceanography 17(2):24–31, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2004.44.

From Meters to Kilometers: A Look at Ocean-Color Scales of Variability, Spatial Coherence, and the Need for Fine-Scale Remote Sensing in Coastal Ocean Optics
Bissett, W.P., R.A. Arnone, C.O. Davis, T.D. Dickey, D. Dye, D.D.R. Kohler, and R.W. Gould, Jr. 2004. From meters to kilometers: A look at ocean-color scales of variability, spatial coherence, and the need for fine-scale remote sensing in coastal ocean optics. Oceanography 17(2):32–43, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2004.45.

Why Should We Measure the Optical Backscattering Coefficient?
Boss, E., D. Stramski, T. Bergmann, W.S. Pegau, and M. Lewis. 2004. Why should we measure the optical backscattering coefficient? Oceanography 17(2):44–49, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2004.46.

Colored Dissolved Organic Matter in the Coastal Ocean: An Optical Tool for Coastal Zone Environmental Assessment and Management
Coble, P., C. Hu, R.W. Gould, Jr., G. Chang, and A.M. Wood. 2004. Colored dissolved organic matter in the coastal ocean: An optical tool for coastal zone environmental assessment and management. Oceanography 17(2):50–59, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2004.47.

Optical Modeling of Ocean Waters: Is the Case 1 - Case 2 Classification Still Useful?
Mobley, C.D., D. Stramski, W.P. Bissett, and E. Boss. 2004. Optical modeling of ocean waters: Is the Case 1 - Case 2 classification still useful? Oceanography 17(2):60–67, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2004.48.

Coastal Ocean Circulation Influences on Remotely Sensed Optical Properties: A West Florida Shelf Case Study
Weisberg, R.H., R. He, G. Kirkpatrick, F. Muller-Karger, and J.J. Walsh. 2004. Coastal ocean circulation influences on remotely sensed optical properties: A West Florida Shelf case study. Oceanography 17(2):68–75, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2004.49.

Bottom Characterization from Hyperspectral Image Data
Philpot, W., C.O. Davis, W.P. Bissett, C.D. Mobley, D.D.R. Kohler, Z. Lee, J. Bowles, R.G. Steward, Y. Agrawal, J. Trowbridge, R.W. Gould, Jr., and R.A. Arnone. 2004. Bottom characterization from hyperspectral image data. Oceanography 17(2):76–85, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2004.50.

BOX • Bottom Nepheloid Layer
Agrawal, Y. 2004. Science box: Bottom nepheloid layer. Oceanography 17(2):79, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2004.51.

The Expanding Role of Ocean Color and Optics in the Changing Field of Operational Oceanography
Glenn, S., O. Schofield, T.D. Dickey, R. Chant, J. Kohut, H. Barrier, J. Bosch, L. Bowers, E. Creed, C. Haldeman, E. Hunter, J. Kerfoot, C. Mudgal, M. Oliver, H. Roarty, E. Romana, M. Crowley, D. Barrick, and C. Jones. 2004. The expanding role of ocean color and optics in the changing field of operational oceanography. Oceanography 17(2):86–95, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2004.52.


Munk, W., and D. Day. 2004. IVY-MIKE. Oceanography 17(2):96–105, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2004.53.

Sverdrup's Biology
McGowan, J.A. 2004. Sverdrup’s biology. Oceanography 17(2):106–112, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2004.54.


Kappel, E.S. 2004. Quarterdeck: Changes. Oceanography 17(2):4, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2004.55.

FROM THE PRESIDENT • Paris in Spring
Hartwig, E.O. 2004. From the President: Paris in spring. Oceanography 17(2):5, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2004.56.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR • The Answer Must be Red Crabs, of Course
Longhurst, A. 2004. Letter: The answer must be red crabs, of course. Oceanography 17(2):6–7, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2004.57.

Cleveland, J.S. 2004. From the Guest Editor: HyCODE. Oceanography 17(2):8, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2004.58.

MEETING REPORT • Building a Window to the Sea: Ocean Research Interactive Observatory Networks (ORION)
Schofield, O., and M.K. Tivey. 2004. Meeting report—Building a window to the sea: Ocean Research Interactive Observatory Networks (ORION). Oceanography 17(2):113–120, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2004.59.

THE OCEANOGRAPHY CLASSROOM • Education for the Transition from Student to Scientist
Tomczak, M. 2004. Education: Education for the transition from student to scientist. Oceanography 17(2):121–123, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2004.60.

BOOK REVIEW • The Silent Landscape: The Scientific Voyage of the HMS Challenger
Freeman, B. 2004. Review of The Silent Landscape: The Scientific Voyage of the HMS Challenger, by R. Corfield. Oceanography 17(2):124–125, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2004.61.

Special Issue Guest Editors

Joan S. Cleveland, Office of Naval Research


We would like to thank the Office of Naval Research for sponsoring this issue of the magazine.