Accession Number : AD0430918

Title :   RESEARCH ON PHYSICS OF THE UPPER ATMOSPHERE.

Descriptive Note : Final Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : QUEEN'S UNIV BELFAST (NORTHERN IRELAND)

Personal Author(s) : Bates,D. R. ; Dalgarno,A. ; Jarrett,A. H. ; Moiseiwitsch,B. L. ; Stewart,A. L.

Report Date : 30 JUN 1963

Pagination or Media Count : 77

Abstract : Contents: Investigations Directly Concerned With the Upper Atmosphere, Diurnal variation of the temperature of the thermosphere, A digital computer method of locating high altitude vapour releases;Determination of the temperature of the upper atmosphere from the profiles of nightglow emissions using a Fabry-Perot scanning interferometer; Variations of hydroxyl and oxygen emissions in the infra-red airglow; All-sky interferometer for airglow studies.

Descriptors :   (*UPPER ATMOSPHERE, THEORY), DIURNAL VARIATIONS, ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE, DIGITAL COMPUTERS, HIGH ALTITUDE, NIGHT SKY, SKY BRIGHTNESS, INFRARED RADIATION, INTERFEROMETERS, CLOUDS, INFRARED SPECTROPHOTOMETERS, PARTIAL DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS, IONIZATION, QUANTUM THEORY, HYPERFINE STRUCTURE

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE