Optics of the atmosphere

scattering by molecules and particles
  • 408 Pages
  • 4.65 MB
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Wiley , New York
Meteorological optics., Light -- Scatte
StatementEarl J. McCartney.
SeriesWiley series in pure and applied optics
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQC976.S3 M3
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 408 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4882198M
ISBN 100471015261
LC Control Number76010941

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McCartney: Edition: illustrated: Publisher: Wiley, Original from: the University of California: Digitized: Jun 4, ISBN:Length. The authors of this Optics of the atmosphere book present the theoretical fundamentals of atmospheric optics as a science of the propagation, transformation and generation in the atmosphere of electromagnetic radiation from the ultraviolet to microwave range of the spectrum.

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Optics of the Atmosphere: Scattering by Molecules and Particles. McCartney. Freeman F. Hall Jr, by: Introduction. The performance of ground-based telescopes is affected by the atmosphere in two ways: (1) absorption in the atmosphere limits the wavelength regions available for ground-based astronomy to several transparent or partially transparent windows; and (2) atmospheric turbulence limits the angular resolution of telescopes that are imaging relatively faint objects for long periods Author: James B.

Breckinridge. McCartney, E. An overview of atmospheric scattering is provided, taking into account the role of scattering, the elements of radiometry and photometry, the principal characteristics of scattering, scattering in the atmosphere, visibility along an atmospheric path, and literature of atmospheric optics.

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lar atmosphere, including their variation across the vault of the sky. This nat-urally leads to the state of polarization of skylight. Because the atmosphere is rarely, if ever, entirely free of particles, the general characteristics of scattering by particles follow, setting the stage for a discussion of atmospheric visibil-ity.

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Abstract Earl J McCartney Chichester: J Wiley pp xv + price £ 'Atmospheric optics is unique amongst physical sciences in providing beautiful examples of its subject matter, and opportunities for observations are open to all'.

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The importance of these problems has grown because of the increas­ ing need to interpret optical observations, and to estimate radiative balance precisely for weather forecasting. Book Description This second edition of the Field Guide to Atmospheric Optics contains several new developments in atmospheric propagation through the atmosphere since publication of the first edition ().

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