Accession Number : AD0258479

Title :   SCATTERING OF LIGHT IN THE TERRESTRIAL ATMOSPHERE

Corporate Author : FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY DIV WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO

Personal Author(s) : ROZENBERG,G.V.

Report Date : 24 FEB 1961

Pagination or Media Count : 1

Abstract : Contents: Enigma of the daytime sky and the discovery of the scattering of light Description of light and the properties of the medium in the scattering event Atmospheric transparency and aerosols Polarization chart of the sky, anisotropy of molecules, and multiple scattering Brightness chart of the sky and the function of scattering Optic exploration of the atmosphere and the problem of interpretation of the data Scattering of light in clouds and in fogs, and related problems Radiation climatology and the optics of aerosols

Descriptors :   *LIGHT, *LIGHT TRANSMISSION, *OPTICS, *SKY BRIGHTNESS, ATMOSPHERES, ATMOSPHERIC ELECTRICITY, BRIGHTNESS, POLARIZATION, SCATTERING

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE