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Laboratory Simulation Of Tropospheric Pollution Sensing With A Pressure Modulator Radiometer (PMR)
Author(s): Dwayne E. Hinton; E. L. Gordon Odell
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Paper Abstract

The optical properties of carbon monoxide gas uniformly distributed in the atmosphere have been simulated in a 20.48 cm long cell in the laboratory. The altitude of the peak of the weighting function for several concentrations was found using a Pressure Modulator Radiometer (PMR). The effect of a fluctuating background radiance and gaseous nitrous oxide on the carbon monoxide signals were examined.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 December 1979
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0195, Atmospheric Effects on Radiative Transfer, (19 December 1979); doi: 10.1117/12.957936
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Dwayne E. Hinton, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (United States)
E. L. Gordon Odell, General Electric Company (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0195:
Atmospheric Effects on Radiative Transfer
Claus B. Ludwig, Editor(s)

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