Lasers in Environmental Analysis

  • W. W. Duley


The laser provides the atmospheric and environmental scientist with an instrument that can actively probe localized volumes of space at a large distance from a chosen location. This has resulted in widespread application of laser remote sensing to the monitoring and analysis of the environment. At the same time the sensitivity of point measurements of pollutant levels has been significantly improved with new laser-based spectroscopic techniques. Many of these new techniques are explored in this chapter.


Wind Velocity Aerosol Particle Laser Line Environmental Analysis Lidar System 
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  • W. W. Duley
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  1. 1.York UniversityTorontoCanada

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