Abstract

We report on lidar backscatter measurements made at four fields of view simultaneously. The results indicate clearly that multiple scattering is measurable and can yield pertinent additional data on the aerosol properties.

© 1990 Optical Society of America

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  1. J. D. Klett, “Stable Analytical Inversion Solution for Processing Lidar Returns,” Appl. Opt. 20, 211–220 (1981).
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  2. L. R. Bissonnette, “Sensitivity Analysis of Lidar Inversion Algorithms,” Appl. Opt. 25, 2122–2125 (1986).
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Fig. 1

Simultaneous lidar returns measured at four fields of view for a laser shot at 90° elevation into broken clouds. The curve labels are half-angle fields of view.

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Fig. 2

Simultaneous lidar returns measured at four fields of view for a laser shot at 11.5° elevation into a ground fog layer. The curve labels are half-angle fields of view.

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