Vol. 5, issue 08, article # 6

Dolin L. S., Levin I. M. On the effect of increasing the visibility of the underwater objects with increase of the height of the observer above the sea surface. // Atmospheric and oceanic optics. 1992. V. 5. No. 08. P. 542-543. PDF
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Abstract:

This paper explains the reasons for the well–known effect of anomalous vision of the underwater objects from space. It is shown that the visibility range of the large high–contrast objects from space through the clearest ocean water can reach 500 m under the most favourable conditions.