Accession Number : ADA244584

Title :   Theoretical Support to NRL's Upper Atmospheric Branch: Physics and Chemistry of the Upper and Middle Atmospheres With Emphasis on Daytime, Nighttime, and Auroral Optical Emissions.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Jul 85-Jul 88.

Corporate Author : COMPUTATIONAL PHYSICS INC ANNANDALE VA

Report Date : JUN 1991

Pagination or Media Count : 201

Abstract : Contents: Dayglow, nightglow, and auroral odd nitrogen studies; Using susim to measure extinction by ozone; An orbital code to support studies on the use of susim/uars for measuring atmospheric extinction; Contamination of extinction profiles between 2500 and 3000 a due to stratospheric aerosols of volcanic origin; Documentation of key improvements to our dayglow model: synthetic spectra for any look direction; Rayleight scattering and dayglow background from 1200 to 3000 A.

Descriptors :   , AEROSOLS, ATMOSPHERES, AURORAE, CHEMISTRY, CODING, CONTAMINATION, EMISSION, EXTINCTION, MEASUREMENT, OPTICAL PROPERTIES, ORBITS, OZONE, PHYSICS, PROFILES, SCATTERING, SPECTRA, STRATOSPHERE.

Subject Categories : Optics
      Atmospheric Physics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE