Airborne laser radar for mapping two-dimensional contours of aerosol concentration
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An improved version of a compact dye laser radar system with real-time data analysis capability has been developed for aircraft installation. The system is designed for use in mapping two-dimensional contours of aerosol backscattering coefficients both above and below the aircraft. The laser radar is part of a larger system which has been developed to characterize the optical properties of aerosols as well as their spatial and temporal variability.
KeywordsData Analysis Radar Optical Property Communication Network Temporal Variability
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