Civil Engineering - Elements of Remote Sensing - Discussion


The refractive index of the ocean water:

[A]. increases with salinity
[B]. increases with temperature
[C]. decreases with salinity
[D]. decreases with temperature

Answer: Option A


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Sudhir said: (Jan 16, 2014)  
Is there any explanation for this statement?

Sirisha said: (Aug 2, 2014)  
Refraction index means speed of light. As the salinity of seawater rises, the amount of salt added rises, so the refractive index rises.

Jinish said: (Jan 16, 2020)  
Refractive index increase and reflective index decrease with salinity increases.

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