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Atlas of atmospheric and trace gas absorption for gas analyses and radiative transfer
Author(s): Konstantin M. Firsov; Mikhail Yu. Kataev; Artur A. Mitsel
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This paper describes developed computer code AIRA used to calculate the atmospheric transmittance with a low and medium spectral resolution in the visible and IR. Three basic factors affecting the radiation attenuation (molecular absorption, aerosol extinction, molecular scattering) are included. AIRA calculates molecular absorption, using a band model whose parameters are derived from molecular absorption parameters database. AIRA is used both as a traditional band model and a single-line model. The latter was formerly regarded only as a theoretical treatment. However, it provides a satisfactory agreement with experiments for some H2O and CO2 bands.

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Date Published: 1 July 1992
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 1811, Tenth All-Union Symposium and School on High-Resolution Molecular Spectroscopy, (1 July 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.131185
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Konstantin M. Firsov, Institute of Atmospheric Optics (Russia)
Mikhail Yu. Kataev, Institute of Atmospheric Optics (Russia)
Artur A. Mitsel, Institute of Atmospheric Optics (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1811:
Tenth All-Union Symposium and School on High-Resolution Molecular Spectroscopy

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