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Ultrafast Methods Of Cloud Detection For Interceptor Systems
Author(s): T H Vonder Haar; T A Brubaker; E M Tomlinson
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Paper Abstract

Clouds exist at all levels of the lower, middle and upper atmosphere. This paper presents results of new techniques to use software/hardware systems for the ultrafast detection and use of information on the space/time variation of water and non-water clouds. Examples are chosen from both lower and middle atmosphere situations. Our methods apply to both spaceborne and ground-based detection systems. Output from the new ultrafast methods provides input for both simulation and operation of interceptor systems.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 April 1988
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0874, Nonlinear Optical Beam Manipulation, Beam Combining, and Atmospheric Propagation, (8 April 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.943861
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T H Vonder Haar, METSAT, Inc. (United States)
T A Brubaker, METSAT, Inc. (United States)
E M Tomlinson, METSAT, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0874:
Nonlinear Optical Beam Manipulation, Beam Combining, and Atmospheric Propagation
Robert A. Fisher, Editor(s)

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