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Simulation of the upward flux of thermal radiation scattered by aerosols
Author(s): Vladimir V. Belov; Sergei V. Afonin; Irina Y. Makushkina; Vladimir E. Zuev
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Paper Abstract

We present the results of statistical simulation of upward flux of thermal scattered radiation in a wide range of variations of characteristics of aerosol extinction and scattering both in the atmospheric boundary layer and in the stratosphere. We carry out this simulation in case of spatially homogeneous Lambertian surface using the Monte Carlo method. We consider the effect of aerosol upon scattered radiance, characteristics of the adjacency effect as well as the accuracy of both the single scattering approximation and the conservative scattering model.

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Date Published: 21 December 1994
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 2312, Optics in Atmospheric Propagation and Random Phenomena, (21 December 1994);
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Vladimir V. Belov, Institute of Atmospheric Optics (Russia)
Sergei V. Afonin, Institute of Atmospheric Optics (Russia)
Irina Y. Makushkina, Institute of Atmospheric Optics (Russia)
Vladimir E. Zuev, Institute of Atmospheric Optics (Russia)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2312:
Optics in Atmospheric Propagation and Random Phenomena
Anton Kohnle; Adam D. Devir, Editor(s)

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