ation of aerosol radiance and tion of satellite data over 4 chn or e y co the concerned editors, reviewers and the readers of the paper. Herewe intend to include themissing terms in the schem nd ext flowchart, it is now reproduced with the incorporation of thesemissing

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Remote Sensing o j ourna l homepage: www.eLHS and Lrc(λ667) which avoids the null condition so as to obtain the adjusted magnitude of Lref as given below,

Lref ¼ Lref− 1:3 Lrc λNIR1 κ2 −Lrc λ667ð Þ 0 @ 1

A: ð11Þterms in Fig. 1 and subsequently in Eqs. (11) and (12). If Eq. (10) holds true, i.e. the difference between the left hand side (LHS) of the inequality term and the right side is greater than zero, the value of Lref is updated by the subtraction of the difference between 8% incremented

La λð Þ ¼ Lref e − λ−λ531λ380 2 þ

Lrc λNIR2 κ 0 @ 1

Ae− λ−λ465 λ469−λ443 2 : ð12ÞDOI of original article: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rse ⁎ Corresponding author. Tel.: +91 44 22574818.

E-mail address: pshanmugam@iitm.ac.in (P. Shanmug http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2014.03.026 0034-4257/© 2014 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.radiances from MODIS– vertently missing in the lacks the κ coefficient in the original article, it is included in Eq. (12) as follows,bands for retrieval of desired water-leaving

Aqua data. Since some parameters are inadAerosol correction

MODIS–Aqua

Algal blooms

Ocean color 1. Correction

In the original paper, Fig. 1 shows a method to estimate aerosol radiance aatic diagram of the new rapolate it to the visible

To minimize the enhanced Rayleigh corrected radiances at NIR (caused due to suspended sediments or floating blooms), we had introduced a coefficient κ in the algorithm to nullify these effects. Since the

Rayleigh corrected radiance at 869 nm in the second part of Eq. (12)Keywords:

Atmospheric correction © 2014 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.algorithm.Received in revised form 7 March 2014

Accepted 22 March 2014

Available online 16 April 2014 used in the algorithm to obtain the desired water-leaving radiance product. However, all the images and results presented in the paper were processed after the inclusion of thesemissing terms in themethod.We apologize toCorrigendum to “A novel method for estim its extrapolation in the atmospheric correc optically complex oceanic waters” [Remote Sensing of Environment 142 (201

Rakesh Kumar Singh, Palanisamy Shanmugam⁎

Ocean Optics and Imaging Laboratory, Department of Ocean Engineering, Indian Institute of Te a b s t r a c ta r t i c l e i n f o

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Received 7 March 2014

The paper “A novelmethod f of satellite data over opticall.2013.12.001. am).) 188–206] ology Madras, Chennai 600036, India stimation of aerosol radiance and its extrapolation in the atmospheric correction mplex oceanic waters” presents a flowchart having some missing parametersCorrigendumf Environment l sev ie r .com/ locate / rse 223R.K. Singh, P. Shanmugam / Remote Sensing of Environment 148 (2014) 222–223Fig. 1. Schematic representation of the new method to estimate aerosol radiance and extrapolate it to the visible bands.