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Humidity contribution to the refractive index structure function C2n.
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Paper Abstract

Humidity and C2n data collected from the Chesapeake Bay area during the 2003/2004 period have been analyzed. We demonstrate that there is an unequivocal correlation between the data during the same time periods, in the absence of solar insolation. This correlation manifests itself as an inverse relationship. We suggest that C2n in the infrared region is also function of humidity, in addition to temperature and pressure.

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Date Published: 17 May 2006
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 6215, Atmospheric Propagation III, 621502 (17 May 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.665892
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Carlos O. Font, Univ. of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez (United States)
Mark P. J. L. Chang, Univ. of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez (United States)
Eun Oh, U.S. Naval Research Lab. (United States)
Charmaine Gilbreath, U.S. Naval Research Lab. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6215:
Atmospheric Propagation III
Cynthia Y. Young; G. Charmaine Gilbreath, Editor(s)

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