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Possibility of retrieving non-LTE rotational-vibrational populations of CO2 molecules and kinetic temperature from high-resolution limb radiance measurements in the IR CO2 bands
Author(s): Alexandre G. Ishov; Alexander A. Kutepov; Hermann Oelhaf
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Paper Abstract

The retrieval ofthe non-LTE ro-vibrational populations ofthe CO2 molecules and line source functions has been performed from numerically simulated high resolution limb spectra in the 15 m and 4.3 p.m spectral region, which imitate the limb radiance measurements to be obtained by the MIPAS (Michelson Interferometer for Passive Atmospheric Sounding) experiment on board the European Space Agency's ENVISAT- 1. The possibility of retrieving kinetic and vibrational temperatures in the middle and upper atmosphere from the values of populations and source functions is studied.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 December 1995
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 2578, Passive Infrared Remote Sensing of Clouds and the Atmosphere III, (27 December 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.228957
Show Author Affiliations
Alexandre G. Ishov, Institute of Experimental Meteorology (Russia)
Alexander A. Kutepov, Univ. of Munich (Germany)
Hermann Oelhaf, Univ. of Karlsruhe and Research Ctr. of Karlsruhe (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2578:
Passive Infrared Remote Sensing of Clouds and the Atmosphere III
David K. Lynch; Eric P. Shettle, Editor(s)

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