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Formation of radiation balance in a cloudy atmosphere
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Paper Abstract

The paper is dealt with the laws of radiative transport within space limited scattering mediums depending on optical dimensions of a cloud and its micro physical properties. Detected was the range of application for infinitely extended dispersion medium and meanings of optical thicknesses at which the medium can be regarded as unlimited. In accordance with these results the authors conclude the nebulosity influences the radiation balance of the atmosphere depending on the cloud distribution according to their optical dimensions.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 February 2008
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 6936, Fourteenth International Symposium on Atmospheric and Ocean Optics/Atmospheric Physics, 693607 (14 February 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.783047
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B. V. Goryachev, Tomsk Polytechnic Univ. (Russia)
S. B. Mogilnitsky, Tomsk Polytechnic Univ. (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6936:
Fourteenth International Symposium on Atmospheric and Ocean Optics/Atmospheric Physics

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