Accession Number : ADA297529

Title :   Infrared Refraction and Mirages,

Corporate Author : NAVAL SURFACE WARFARE CENTER DAHLGREN DIV VA

Personal Author(s) : Trahan, Bill

PDF Url : ADA297529

Report Date : JAN 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 70

Abstract : This document discusses infrared refraction in the atmosphere and the formation of mirages. It provides some measurements of infrared refraction recorded during a field test, as well as images of mirages in the infrared. (MM)

Descriptors :   *INFRARED RADIATION, *ATMOSPHERIC REFRACTION, ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE, FIELD TESTS, REFRACTIVE INDEX, BENDING, METEOROLOGICAL DATA, IMAGES, REFRACTION, AIR WATER INTERACTIONS, SURFACE TEMPERATURE, RAY TRACING, INFRARED SPECTRA, CONVECTION(ATMOSPHERIC).

Subject Categories : Atmospheric Physics
      Meteorology
      Optics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE