Abstract

Calculated aerosol backscatter for three common atmospheric aerosol compositions is higher at 2.1 μm than at 9.1 μm for low backscatter conditions and almost comparable for high backscatter conditions.

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  1. R. J. Curran, ed., LAWS, Laser Atmospheric Wind Sounder, Earth Observing System Instrument Panel Report, (National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, D.C., 1987), Vol. IIg.
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    [CrossRef]
  5. K. F. Palmer, D. Williams, “Optical constants of sulfuric acid; application to Venus,” Appl. Opt. 14, 208–219 (1976).
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    [CrossRef]
  8. V. Srivastava, A. D. Clarke, J. Porter, M. Jarzembski, D. Bowdle, “Comparison of CO2 backscatter using Mie theory from aerosol measurements over the Pacific Basin with lidar data,” in Proceedings of the Seventh Symposium on Meteorological Observations and Instrumentation (American Meteorological Society, Boston, Mass., 1991), pp. J268–J271.

1988 (1)

A. D. Clarke, “Aerosol physical chemistry in remote marine regions,” J. Aerosol Sci. 19, 1195–1198 (1988).
[CrossRef]

1983 (1)

1976 (2)

K. F. Palmer, D. Williams, “Optical constants of sulfuric acid; application to Venus,” Appl. Opt. 14, 208–219 (1976).

O. B. Toon, J. B. Pollack, B. N. Khare, “The optical constants of several atmospheric aerosol species: ammonium sulfate, aluminum oxide, and sodium chloride,” J. Geophys. Res. 8, 5733–5748 (1976).
[CrossRef]

1908 (1)

G. Mie, “A contribution to the optics of turbid media, especially colloidal metallic suspensions,” Ann. Phys. 25, 377–445 (1908).
[CrossRef]

Bowdle, D.

V. Srivastava, A. D. Clarke, J. Porter, M. Jarzembski, D. Bowdle, “Comparison of CO2 backscatter using Mie theory from aerosol measurements over the Pacific Basin with lidar data,” in Proceedings of the Seventh Symposium on Meteorological Observations and Instrumentation (American Meteorological Society, Boston, Mass., 1991), pp. J268–J271.

Clarke, A. D.

A. D. Clarke, “Aerosol physical chemistry in remote marine regions,” J. Aerosol Sci. 19, 1195–1198 (1988).
[CrossRef]

V. Srivastava, A. D. Clarke, J. Porter, M. Jarzembski, D. Bowdle, “Comparison of CO2 backscatter using Mie theory from aerosol measurements over the Pacific Basin with lidar data,” in Proceedings of the Seventh Symposium on Meteorological Observations and Instrumentation (American Meteorological Society, Boston, Mass., 1991), pp. J268–J271.

Deepak, A.

Farrukh, U. O.

Fenn, R. W.

E. P. Shettle, R. W. Fenn, “Models for the aerosols of the lower atmosphere and the effects of humidity variations on their optical properties,” Rep. AFGL-TR-79-0214 (Air Force Geophysical Laboratory, Hanscom Air Force Base, Bedford, Mass., 1979), pp. 17–18.

Jarzembski, M.

V. Srivastava, A. D. Clarke, J. Porter, M. Jarzembski, D. Bowdle, “Comparison of CO2 backscatter using Mie theory from aerosol measurements over the Pacific Basin with lidar data,” in Proceedings of the Seventh Symposium on Meteorological Observations and Instrumentation (American Meteorological Society, Boston, Mass., 1991), pp. J268–J271.

Kent, G. S.

Khare, B. N.

O. B. Toon, J. B. Pollack, B. N. Khare, “The optical constants of several atmospheric aerosol species: ammonium sulfate, aluminum oxide, and sodium chloride,” J. Geophys. Res. 8, 5733–5748 (1976).
[CrossRef]

Mie, G.

G. Mie, “A contribution to the optics of turbid media, especially colloidal metallic suspensions,” Ann. Phys. 25, 377–445 (1908).
[CrossRef]

Palmer, K. F.

Pollack, J. B.

O. B. Toon, J. B. Pollack, B. N. Khare, “The optical constants of several atmospheric aerosol species: ammonium sulfate, aluminum oxide, and sodium chloride,” J. Geophys. Res. 8, 5733–5748 (1976).
[CrossRef]

Porter, J.

V. Srivastava, A. D. Clarke, J. Porter, M. Jarzembski, D. Bowdle, “Comparison of CO2 backscatter using Mie theory from aerosol measurements over the Pacific Basin with lidar data,” in Proceedings of the Seventh Symposium on Meteorological Observations and Instrumentation (American Meteorological Society, Boston, Mass., 1991), pp. J268–J271.

Shettle, E. P.

E. P. Shettle, R. W. Fenn, “Models for the aerosols of the lower atmosphere and the effects of humidity variations on their optical properties,” Rep. AFGL-TR-79-0214 (Air Force Geophysical Laboratory, Hanscom Air Force Base, Bedford, Mass., 1979), pp. 17–18.

Srivastava, V.

V. Srivastava, A. D. Clarke, J. Porter, M. Jarzembski, D. Bowdle, “Comparison of CO2 backscatter using Mie theory from aerosol measurements over the Pacific Basin with lidar data,” in Proceedings of the Seventh Symposium on Meteorological Observations and Instrumentation (American Meteorological Society, Boston, Mass., 1991), pp. J268–J271.

Toon, O. B.

O. B. Toon, J. B. Pollack, B. N. Khare, “The optical constants of several atmospheric aerosol species: ammonium sulfate, aluminum oxide, and sodium chloride,” J. Geophys. Res. 8, 5733–5748 (1976).
[CrossRef]

Williams, D.

Yue, G. K.

Ann. Phys. (1)

G. Mie, “A contribution to the optics of turbid media, especially colloidal metallic suspensions,” Ann. Phys. 25, 377–445 (1908).
[CrossRef]

Appl. Opt. (2)

J. Aerosol Sci. (1)

A. D. Clarke, “Aerosol physical chemistry in remote marine regions,” J. Aerosol Sci. 19, 1195–1198 (1988).
[CrossRef]

J. Geophys. Res. (1)

O. B. Toon, J. B. Pollack, B. N. Khare, “The optical constants of several atmospheric aerosol species: ammonium sulfate, aluminum oxide, and sodium chloride,” J. Geophys. Res. 8, 5733–5748 (1976).
[CrossRef]

Other (3)

E. P. Shettle, R. W. Fenn, “Models for the aerosols of the lower atmosphere and the effects of humidity variations on their optical properties,” Rep. AFGL-TR-79-0214 (Air Force Geophysical Laboratory, Hanscom Air Force Base, Bedford, Mass., 1979), pp. 17–18.

V. Srivastava, A. D. Clarke, J. Porter, M. Jarzembski, D. Bowdle, “Comparison of CO2 backscatter using Mie theory from aerosol measurements over the Pacific Basin with lidar data,” in Proceedings of the Seventh Symposium on Meteorological Observations and Instrumentation (American Meteorological Society, Boston, Mass., 1991), pp. J268–J271.

R. J. Curran, ed., LAWS, Laser Atmospheric Wind Sounder, Earth Observing System Instrument Panel Report, (National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, D.C., 1987), Vol. IIg.

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