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Influence of solar radiation on the variation of ozone concentration in the ground atmospheric layer
Author(s): Boris D. Belan; Tatyana K. Sklyadneva
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Paper Abstract

A rate of the ozone generation within the ground air layer depending on the solar radiation intensity is considered in the paper. The radiation consumption for formation of a unit of the ozone concentration is shown to range from 15 to 120 W/m2 for 1 mkg/m3 and to vary in different seasons. It is greater in cold seasons when the ozone concentration is minimum and less in warm seasons with maximum ozone concentration. This reflects a peculiarity of the atmospheric ozone generation which starts from photolysis of the ozone available in the atmosphere. Empirical relations are obtained connecting the ozone concentration with total solar radiation.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 November 1999
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 3983, Sixth International Symposium on Atmospheric and Ocean Optics, (19 November 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.370476
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Boris D. Belan, Institute of Atmospheric Optics (Russia)
Tatyana K. Sklyadneva, Institute of Atmospheric Optics (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3983:
Sixth International Symposium on Atmospheric and Ocean Optics

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