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Infrared Sea Radiance Modeling Using LOWTRAN 6
Author(s): Fritz G Wollenweber
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Paper Abstract

A model is presented that describes the behaviour of the sea as an IR-background. The model is based on the Cox-Munk wave slope statistic and the LOWTRAN 6 radiation model. It addresses atmospheric refraction, aerosol absorption and scattering, molecular scattering, emission and absorption. Comparisons with measurements of a calibrated thermal imaging system show good agreements.

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Date Published: 10 August 1988
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0926, Optical, Infrared, Millimeter Wave Propagation Engineering, (10 August 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.945779
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Fritz G Wollenweber, German Military Geophysical Office (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0926:
Optical, Infrared, Millimeter Wave Propagation Engineering
Norman S. Kopeika; Walter B. Miller, Editor(s)

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