Accession Number : ADA289029

Title :   Natural Aerosol Extinction Module XSCALE 92 User's Guide.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : ARMY RESEARCH LAB ADELPHI MD

Personal Author(s) : Fiegel, Robert P.

PDF Url : ADA289029

Report Date : NOV 1994

Pagination or Media Count : 154

Abstract : XSCALE* is an empirical and semi-empirical model based on measurements and theoretical calculations of extinction due to naturally occurring aerosols. This model can be used to calculate transmission along horizontal and slant paths near the surface of the earth. This description of XSCALE is an enhancement of descriptions previously released.

Descriptors :   *AEROSOLS, *EXTINCTION, *TRANSMISSION LOSS, *ATMOSPHERIC PHYSICS, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, USER MANUALS, OPTIMIZATION, PARTICLE SIZE, ATMOSPHERIC MODELS, HAZE, COMPUTATIONS, ELECTROOPTICS, PATHS, TRANSMITTANCE, RAIN, SNOW, ICE, FOG, RADIATION, ATTENUATION, HORIZONTAL ORIENTATION, SLANT RANGE.

Subject Categories : Atmospheric Physics
      Computer Programming and Software
      Radiofrequency Wave Propagation

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE