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New directions 2002 in software products for atmospheric remote sensing
Author(s): Kuilian Tang; Joseph A. Kristl; Cheryl Tibaudo; John W. Schroeder; Thomas P. Kurosu; Steven W. Sharpe; Timothy J. Johnson; Robert L. Sams
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Paper Abstract

The Ontar Corporation (www.Ontar.com) is well known for its products for atmospheric remote sensing to calculate radiative transport, atmospheric transmission, and sensor performance in both the normal atmosphere and the atmosphere disturbed by battlefield conditions of smoke, dust, explosives and turbulence. This paper will describe new research activities at Ontar to enhance both the user capabilities and the model functionality. Ontar has incorporated new models into our software products and has initiated an ambitious IR&D effort to further enhance the models. This paper will discuss these efforts. We will also discuss new software products and updates to existing software products that we are distributing. This includes a new release of NVTherm; updates to PcModWin and PcLnWin; and a high resolution gas absorbance spectral database from the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory's (PNNL) spectral data library.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 August 2002
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 4718, Targets and Backgrounds VIII: Characterization and Representation, (6 August 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.478805
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Kuilian Tang, ONTAR Corp. (United States)
Joseph A. Kristl, ONTAR Corp. (United States)
Cheryl Tibaudo, ONTAR Corp. (United States)
John W. Schroeder, ONTAR Corp. (United States)
Thomas P. Kurosu, Harvard-Smithsonian Ctr. for Astrophysics (United States)
Steven W. Sharpe, Pacific Northwest National Lab. (United States)
Timothy J. Johnson, Pacific Northwest National Lab. (United States)
Robert L. Sams, Pacific Northwest National Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4718:
Targets and Backgrounds VIII: Characterization and Representation
Wendell R. Watkins; Dieter Clement; William R. Reynolds, Editor(s)

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