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Multiple scattering effects demonstrated with the backscatter lidar virtual instrument (new version M)
Author(s): Juergen Streicher; Ines Leike; Christian Werner
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Paper Abstract

We present a new software toolbox based on LabVIEW, that simulates the return signal of a backscatter lidar. The beam propagates through two different media: a layer, which is enclosed by two parallel planes and a surrounding medium. A large variety of environmental and instrumental conditions can be chosen for the calculation. Multiple scattering can be taken into account. This new version M contains a variety of new modules including a hard target which can be tilted to simulate the effect of pulse extension.

Paper Details

Date Published: 31 January 2002
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 4539, Remote Sensing of Clouds and the Atmosphere VI, (31 January 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.454457
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Juergen Streicher, DLR (Germany)
Ines Leike, DLR (Germany)
Christian Werner, DLR (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4539:
Remote Sensing of Clouds and the Atmosphere VI
Klaus Schaefer; Olga Lado-Bordowsky; Adolfo Comeron; Michel R. Carleer; Janet S. Fender, Editor(s)

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