Accession Number : AD0690114

Title :   RESEARCH ON ATMOSPHERIC OPTICAL RADIATION TRANSMISSION.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1 Dec 67-30 Nov 68,

Corporate Author : MAINZ UNIV (WEST GERMANY) INSTITUT FUER METEOROLOGIE

Personal Author(s) : Bullrich,K. ; Eiden,R. ; Eschelbach,G. ; Fischer,K. ; Haenel,G.

Report Date : JAN 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 155

Abstract : Contents: Elliptical polarization of the skylight and the atmospheric aerosol; Measurement of light absorption by aerosol particles with an integrating sphere; The extinction coefficient of a particle population as a function of the relative humidity; Preliminary results of computations of the aerosol scattering functions obtained from populations following power law particle size distributions; The jet impactor, a device for measuring relative values of the number and size of atmospheric aerosol particles; Computation of multiple scattering in the turbid atmosphere; The triple scattering and the influence of the angular dependent reflected radiation in the turbid atmosphere; Evaluation of the aerosol particle size distribution from measurements of the volume scattering function; and Measurements of polarization during twilight at Davos.

Descriptors :   (*ATMOSPHERES, *LIGHT TRANSMISSION), AEROSOLS, POLARIZATION, REFRACTIVE INDEX, SCATTERING, HUMIDITY, VISIBILITY, WEST GERMANY

Subject Categories : Atmospheric Physics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE