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Measurements Of Refractive Index Spectra Over Snow
Author(s): Edgar L Andreas
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Paper Abstract

Over a snow-covered field, I have measured time series of the turbulent fluctuations in temperature and humidity with a fine-wire platinum resistance thermometer and a Lyman-alpha hygrometer. From these time series I computed temperature and humidity spectra and temperature-humidity cospectra. When properly summed, these spectra and cospectra yielded refractive index spectra for visible and millimetre wavelengths, the first such spectra ever collected over snow.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 November 1986
PDF: 13 pages
Proc. SPIE 0642, Modeling and Simulation of Optoelectronic Systems, (25 November 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.975506
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Edgar L Andreas, U.S. Army Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0642:
Modeling and Simulation of Optoelectronic Systems
John Dugan O'Keefe, Editor(s)

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