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Impact of atmospheric layering on LOWTRAN radiance calculations
Author(s): Fritz G. Wollenweber
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Paper Abstract

The LOWTRAN-7 computer code for calculating the propagation of IR radiation through the atmosphere is evaluated in the 8-12 microns wavelength region. Good agreement was found between calculated and measured radiances, except for the LOWTRAN 7 single scattering mode that is based on a conservative scattering approach which results in too high sky radiances.

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Date Published: 1 August 1992
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 1688, Atmospheric Propagation and Remote Sensing, (1 August 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.137927
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Fritz G. Wollenweber, German Military Geophysical Office (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1688:
Atmospheric Propagation and Remote Sensing
Anton Kohnle; Walter B. Miller, Editor(s)

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