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Stratospheric composition from balloon-based measurements
Author(s): Francesco Mencaraglia; Bruno Carli; Alberto Bonetti; Paola Ciarpallini; Massimo Carlotti; Gianmarco Lepri; Federica Alboni; Ugo Cortesi; Marco Ridolfi
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Paper Abstract

The chemical composition of the lower stratosphere has been measured using a polarizing interferometer operating in the far infrared and submillimetric spectral region. The instrument was flown three times (in 1992, 1993 and 1994) from the NSBF balloon base (Fort Sumner, New Mexico) in coincidence with overpasses of the UARS satellite, for a total of about 50 hours of measurements. In this paper we report some of the results obtained from the data analysis made up to now.

Paper Details

Date Published: 4 January 1995
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 2311, Atmospheric Sensing and Modelling, (4 January 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.198582
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Francesco Mencaraglia, Istituto per la Ricerche sulle Onde Elettromagnetiche (Italy)
Bruno Carli, Istituto per la Ricerche sulle Onde Elettromagnetiche (Italy)
Alberto Bonetti, Univ. di Firenze (Italy)
Paola Ciarpallini, Univ. di Firenze (Italy)
Massimo Carlotti, Univ. di Bologna (Italy)
Gianmarco Lepri, Univ. di Bologna (Italy)
Federica Alboni, Fondazione per la Metereologia Applicata (Italy)
Ugo Cortesi, Fondazione per la Metereologia Applicata (Italy)
Marco Ridolfi, Fondazione per la Metereologia Applicata (Italy)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2311:
Atmospheric Sensing and Modelling
Richard P. Santer, Editor(s)

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