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Simulation Studies Of Infrared Signatures From Remote Aerosols
Author(s): D. C. Fronterhouse; W. B. Heath; D. M. Smith; F. T. Shively
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Paper Abstract

A comprehensive model which simulates the signature radiance from a discrete cloud of aerosols and vapors suspended in the atmosphere, for a completely general configuration of cloud, observer and sun, has been developed. The program of calculations has been computerized for validity over the range 0.25 to 28.5 µm, as it uses the atmospheric transmittance/radiance model LOWTRAN. Future extensions of the model are discussed.

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Date Published: 24 June 1980
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0226, Infrared Imaging Systems Technology, (24 June 1980); doi: 10.1117/12.958735
Show Author Affiliations
D. C. Fronterhouse, Scientific Simulation, Inc. (United States)
W. B. Heath, Scientific Simulation, Inc. (United States)
D. M. Smith, Scientific Simulation, Inc. (United States)
F. T. Shively, Scientific Simulation, Inc. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0226:
Infrared Imaging Systems Technology
William L. Wolfe; Jerrold Zimmerman, Editor(s)

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