Accession Number : AD0908446

Title :   An Analysis to Determine the Effect of the Atmosphere on the Contrast Produced by Flare Illumination,

Corporate Author : NAVAL AMMUNITION DEPOT CRANE IN

Personal Author(s) : Bradley, Gerald S. ; Lohkamp, Carl W.

Report Date : 26 FEB 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 15

Abstract : An analysis was performed to determine the effect of the atmosphere on target-background contrast under flare illumination. It was found that atmospheric effects contributed significantly to the reduction of contrast between target and background. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*FLARES, ILLUMINATION), (*ATMOSPHERES, LIGHT TRANSMISSION), (*TARGET ACQUISITION, BACKGROUND), VISIBILITY, REFLECTIVITY, ABSORPTION, ATTENUATION, INTENSITY, LUMINESCENCE, LIGHT, SCATTERING, MATHEMATICAL MODELS, METEOROLOGICAL PHENOMENA, TABLES(DATA).

Subject Categories : Numerical Mathematics
      Pyrotechnics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE