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High-Resolution Atmospheric Transmittance And Radiance: Hitran And The Data Compilation
Author(s): Laurence S. Rothman
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Paper Abstract

The status and updating of the AFGL Atmospheric Absorption Line Parameter Compilation is discussed. This data base and its concomitant Trace Gas Compilation form the basis of HITRAN, the overall program for calculating high resolution transmittance and radiance through atmospheric paths. A new code has been developed which calculates absorption coefficients at equally spaced wavenumber intervals through multilayer atmospheric paths with a great deal of computational advantages realized. Examples of transmittance and radiance calculations are presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 August 1978
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 0142, Optical Properties of the Atmosphere, (18 August 1978); doi: 10.1117/12.956521
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Laurence S. Rothman, Air Force Geophysics Laboratory, Hanscom AFB (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0142:
Optical Properties of the Atmosphere
Robert Sepucha, Editor(s)

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