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Optical and Quantum Electronics

, Volume 7, Issue 3, pp 187–191 | Cite as

Airborne laser radar for mapping two-dimensional contours of aerosol concentration

  • G. W. Grams
  • E. M. Patterson
  • C. M. Wyman
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Abstract

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.

Keywords

Data Analysis Radar Optical Property Communication Network Temporal Variability 
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Copyright information

© Chapman and Hall Ltd. 1975

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. W. Grams
    • 1
  • E. M. Patterson
    • 1
    • 2
  • C. M. Wyman
    • 1
  1. 1.National Center for Atmospheric ResearchBoulder
  2. 2.Advanced Study ProgramNational Center for Atmospheric ResearchUSA

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