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Millimetre-Wave Propagation Through Snow
Author(s): H.Bruce Wallace
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Paper Abstract

During the SNOW-ONE and SNOW-ONE-A exercises at Camp Ethan Allen, Vermont, measurements of attenuation through falling snow were made at 35, 95, 140, and 217 GHz over a two-way path length of one kilometre. Attenuations measured appeared to be a function of crystal size, free water content and snow mass concentration. Instrumentation design and the results of measurements are presented with some general observations of turbulent phenomena.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 September 1983
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0414, Optical Engineering for Cold Environments, (22 September 1983); doi: 10.1117/12.935879
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H.Bruce Wallace, Ballistic Research Laboratory (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0414:
Optical Engineering for Cold Environments
George W. Aitken, Editor(s)

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