Accession Number : AD0656754

Title :   SOLAR RADIATION AND ATMOSPHERIC ABSORPTION IN THE MM WAVE REGION.

Descriptive Note : Semiannual rept. 1 May-31 Oct 66,

Corporate Author : CALIFORNIA UNIV BERKELEY SPACE SCIENCES LAB

Personal Author(s) : Silver,Samuel

Report Date : 31 OCT 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : Progress during the reporting period is noted in the following areas: Detection of both emission and absorption spectra by atmospheric ozone; Installation of the radiometer on the infrared trailer, and transporting of it to the Barcroft Laboratory in the White Mountains (cosmic background radiation measurements at 1.5 cm); and, emission spectrum measurements of the planet Venus.

Descriptors :   (*SOLAR RADIATION, *ATMOSPHERES), (*MILLIMETER WAVES, ABSORPTION), BLACKBODY RADIATION, SKY BRIGHTNESS, OZONE, ANTENNAS, LIQUEFIED GASES, NITROGEN, CRYSTAL DETECTORS, METEOROLOGICAL PHENOMENA, RADIOMETERS, PLANETS, WATER VAPOR

Subject Categories : Astrophysics
      Atmospheric Physics
      Meteorology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE