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Limb Radiance Inversion Techniques
Author(s): John C. Gille
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Paper Abstract

For many years the strong contrast between radiation received from the edge of the atmosphere and from space has been used to orient spacecraft near the earth. Recently, observations and calculations of outgoing radiation have shown sufficient agreement to give confidence that such measurements could be inverted to give information on the state and composition of the atmosphere. (Much of this work is cited in Ref. 1.)

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Date Published: 1 March 1974
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0051, Scanners and Imagery Systems for Earth Observation, (1 March 1974); doi: 10.1117/12.964571
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John C. Gille, National Center for Atmospheric Research (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0051:
Scanners and Imagery Systems for Earth Observation
D. Alexander Koso; Philip N. Slater; William L. Wolfe, Editor(s)

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