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Lidar Visibility Measurements

  • Eugene Y. Moroz

Abstract

The Air Force requires information on light scattering by atmospheric particles in order to determine visibility for aircraft operations at airfields. The multiple scattering process is one facet that comes into strong play in the measurement of visibility in category II and III conditions. Experimental lidar slant visual range measuring systems are described.

Keywords

Lidar System Visibility Measurement Strong Play Raman Cross Section Lidar Technique 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Eugene Y. Moroz
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  1. 1.Air Force Geophysics Laboratory, Meteorology DivisionHanscom Air Force BaseUSA

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