Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

, Volume 29, Issue 2, pp 119–126 | Cite as

Atmospheric radiative transfer simulation in water vapor total content retrievals using different spectroscopic databanks of H2O absorption line parameters

  • T. Yu. ChesnokovaEmail author
  • A. V. Chentsov
  • K. M. Firsov
Spectroscopy of Ambient Medium


Simulation results for atmospheric absorption spectra of solar radiation in spectral intervals, where measurement of H2O content can be carried out, are presented. A comparison with the measured atmospheric transmission spectra of solar radiation is made. The water vapor total column is retrieved from the measured atmospheric spectra with the use of different spectroscopic databanks of H2O absorption lines under various atmospheric conditions and solar zenith angles.


atmospheric radiative transfer water vapor content spectroscopic databanks 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. Yu. Chesnokova
    • 1
    Email author
  • A. V. Chentsov
    • 1
  • K. M. Firsov
    • 2
  1. 1.V.E. Zuev Institute of Atmospheric Optics, Siberian BranchRussian Academy of SciencesTomskRussia
  2. 2.Volgograd State UniversityVolgogradRussia

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