Wayne H. Slade
Graduate Research Assistant
Areas of Interest
My main interest is studying particle aggregation dynamics and sediment resuspension in estuaries and coastal regions using optical and acoustical sensors. I am particularly interested in what brings and binds particles together.
MS 2004, Electrical Engineering, University of Maine, Orono, ME
Slade, Wayne H., Emmanuel Boss, and Clementina Russo, 2011. Effects of particle aggregation and disaggregation on their inherent optical properties. Opt. Express 19, 7945-7959. PDF
Boss, E., Slade, W.H., and P. Hill, 2009. Effect of particulate aggregation in aquatic environments on the beam attenuation and its utility as a proxy for particulate mass. Optics Express, Vol. 17, No. 11, pp. 9408-9420. PDF
Boss, E., W.H. Slade, M. Behrenfeld, and G. Dall'Olmo, 2009. Acceptance angle effects on the beam attenuation in the ocean. Optics Express, Vol. 17, No. 3, pp. 1535-1550. PDF [This article was also chosen for publication in the most recent issue of the Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics (VJBO)]
Dall'Olmo, G., T.K. Westberry, M.J. Behrenfeld, E. Boss, and W.H. Slade, 2009. Significant contribution of large particles to optical backscattering in the open ocean. Biogeosciences 6, 947-967. PDF
Boss, E., W.H. Slade, P. Hill, K. Curran, T. Milligan, and B. Law, 2008. Optical Properties of Oceanic Aggregates; Field Examples and a Modeling Study. 2008 Ocean Sciences Meeting, Orlando, FL, March 2-7. Abstract
Slade, W.H. and E. Boss, 2008. Is the Spectral Shape of Particle Backscattering a Good Indicator of Particle Size? 2008 Ocean Sciences Meeting, Orlando, FL, March 2-7. Abstract
Boss, E., P.S. Hill, and W.H. Slade, 2006. Optical Properties of Marine Aggregates. 2006 Spring Ocean Sciences Meeting. Abstract
Hill, P.S., E. Boss, T. Milligan, K. Curran, W. Slade, and O. Mikkelsen, 2006. In Situ Suspended Particle Size Distributions and Their Influence on Water Column Optical Properties. Ocean Optics Conference 2006, Montreal, Quebec. Abstract
Slade, W.H. and Boss, E., 2006. Calibrated Near-Forward Volume Scattering Function Obtained from the LISST Particle Sizer. Optics Express, Vol. 14, No. 8, pp. 3602-3615. PDF
Slade, W., M.R. Langner, E. Boss, and C. Roesler, 2006. Retrieving in situ particulate absorption spectra in optically clear waters: An example from the Equatorial Pacific. Ocean Optics Conference 2006, Montreal, Quebec. Abstract | Poster
Slade, W.H., E. Boss, T.G. Milligan, P.S. Hill, and J.H. Trowbridge, 2006. Observations of Particle Dynamics During OASIS 2004 and 2005. 2006 Spring Ocean Sciences Meeting. Abstract
Slade, W.H., Ressom, H., Musavi, M.T., and Miller, R.L., 2004. Inversion of Ocean Color Observations Using Particle Swarm Optimization. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, Vol. 42, No. 9, pp. 1915-1923.
Ressom, H., Miller, R.L., Natarajan, P., and Slade, W.H. Computational Intelligence and its Application in Remote Sensing in: Remote Sensing of Coastal Aquatic Environments, R.L. Miller, C.E. Del Castillo, B.A. McKee, Eds. (in press).