A comparison of the fractal dimensions of cloud radiance graphs for two infrared color bands

  • Charles Adler
  • Patricia H. Carter
  • Robert Cawley
A. Classical Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 278)


Focal Plane Array Color Band Rain Area Cloud Radiance Hail Cloud 
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© Springer-Verlag 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Charles Adler
    • 1
  • Patricia H. Carter
    • 1
  • Robert Cawley
    • 1
  1. 1.Naval Surface Weapons CenterWhite Oak, Silver Spring

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