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Modeling Of Aerosols In The Marine Mixed-Layer
Author(s): Gerrit de Leeuw; Kenneth L. Davidson; Stuart G. Gathman; Ray V. Noonkester
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Paper Abstract

A model is developed to calculate the vertical variation of aerosol extinction coefficients throughout the marine atmospheric boundary layer. It is a mixture of empirical and physical models, formulated to describe the often observed non-uniform, but also non-logarithmic, profiles. The physical model is based on the dynamical processes affecting the production, mixing, deposition and size of the aerosol within the marine atmosphere. A status report is presented including a critical evaluation.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 October 1989
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 1115, Propagation Engineering, (11 October 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.960881
Show Author Affiliations
Gerrit de Leeuw, Naval Postgraduate School (United States)
Physics and Electronics Laboratory TNO (Netherlands)
Kenneth L. Davidson, Naval Postgraduate School (United States)
Stuart G. Gathman, Naval Research Laboratory (United States)
Ray V. Noonkester, Naval Ocean Systems Center (United States)
Innovative Meteorology (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1115:
Propagation Engineering
Norman S. Kopeika; Walter B. Miller, Editor(s)

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