Accession Number : AD0684846

Title :   EARTH AND ATMOSPHERE SHINE BACKGROUNDS,

Corporate Author : INSTITUTE FOR DEFENSE ANALYSES ARLINGTON VA SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY DIV

Personal Author(s) : Grobecker,Alan J.

Report Date : NOV 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 39

Abstract : The report reviews current knowledge of earth and atmosphere shine background radiation. Field measurements accomplished up to 1968 are summarized with references, quoted measurement data and effective spectral radiance values. The relation of the several parameters which contribute to the radiation emissions is briefly summarized. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*SKY BRIGHTNESS, BACKGROUND), AIRGLOW, INTENSITY, EMISSIVITY, AURORAE, DETECTION, BLACKBODY RADIATION, MASS SPECTROSCOPY, BOUNDARY VALUE PROBLEMS, SPECTRUM ANALYZERS, ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE, ABSORPTION, WATER VAPOR, OPTICAL PROPERTIES

Subject Categories : Atmospheric Physics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE