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Maritime atmospheric transmission in the medium- and long-wave infrared
Author(s): George R. Armstrong; K. C. A. Blasdale
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Paper Abstract

There is continuing interest in the comparative performance of thermal imaging systems operating in the 3 to 5 micrometers and 8 to 12 micrometers bands under maritime conditions. As a contribution to this, the following paper describes atmospheric transmission calculations carried out for both bands using the LOWTRAN 7 code based on weather observations obtained from the U.K. Meteorological Office for 28 maritime weather stations.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 June 1994
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 2222, Atmospheric Propagation and Remote Sensing III, (29 June 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.177961
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George R. Armstrong, Pilkington Optronics (United Kingdom)
K. C. A. Blasdale, Pilkington Optronics (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2222:
Atmospheric Propagation and Remote Sensing III
Walter A. Flood; Walter B. Miller, Editor(s)

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