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Detection of stratospheric minor constituents using an airborne submillimeter-wave sensor
Author(s): Herbert Nett; Susanne Crewell; Paul Hartogh; Klaus Kuenzi
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Paper Abstract

Recent progress in the development of submillimeter-wave instrumentation has provided access to a new spectral range (v = 625-655 GHz) to study upper atmospheric chemistry. A number of strong emission features, in particular of HCl, ClO and O3 have been measured in this frequency band with the SUMAS (Submillimeter-wave Atmospheric Sounder) experiment. The instrument has been operated successfully during the European Arctic Stratospheric Ozone Experiment (EASOE), in the period December 1991 to March 1992. We give a description of the SUMAS experiment and report on fast results obtained during EASOE.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 February 1993
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 1715, Optical Methods in Atmospheric Chemistry, (12 February 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.140224
Show Author Affiliations
Herbert Nett, Univ. of Bremen (Germany)
Susanne Crewell, Univ. of Bremen (Germany)
Paul Hartogh, Max-Planck-Institute for Aeronomy (Germany)
Klaus Kuenzi, Univ. of Bremen (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1715:
Optical Methods in Atmospheric Chemistry

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