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Pure rotational Raman lidar for the measurement of vertical profiles of temperature in the lower atmosphere
Author(s): M. Satyanarayana; S. R. Radhakrishnan; B. Presennakumar; V. S. Murty; R. Bindhu
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Paper Abstract

The design and development of the new Raman lidar of the Space Physics Laboratory, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre is presented here. This station is located at 8 degrees 33 minutes N, 77 degrees E in India. This lidar can monitor atmospheric temperature (using Pure Rotational Raman Spectrum), aerosol extinction coefficient, water vapor profile and clouds. Advantages of Pure Rotational Raman method over Vibrational Raman method are presented with the result obtained using Vibrational Raman lidar. Optical layout of the lidar system, PRRS method and aerosol extinction measurements are described briefly.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 December 2006
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 6409, Lidar Remote Sensing for Environmental Monitoring VII, 64090L (12 December 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.694008
Show Author Affiliations
M. Satyanarayana, Vikram Sarabhai Space Ctr. (India)
S. R. Radhakrishnan, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (India)
B. Presennakumar, Vikram Sarabhai Space Ctr. (India)
V. S. Murty, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (India)
R. Bindhu, Vikram Sarabhai Space Ctr. (India)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6409:
Lidar Remote Sensing for Environmental Monitoring VII
Upendra N. Singh; Toshikazu Itabe; D. Narayana Rao, Editor(s)

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