Top Menu

Optical Backscatter (Red Wavelengths) (FLUBSCT)

Optical Backscatter (Red Wavelengths) is a measure of the amount of red light (630-740 nm wavelengths) scattered in the backward direction due to suspended matter within seawater, providing a proxy for turbidity and suspended solids.

Instrument Classes

The following instrument classes include this data product:

No instruments.

Typical Units

Sampling Regime
Water Column