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Optical attenuation in clouds from inversion of multi-wavelength and multi-angle lidar data

M. J. Post

Optical attenuation in clouds from inversion of multi-wavelength and multi-angle lidar data

by M. J. Post

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Environmental Research Laboratories in Boulder, Colo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Optical radar.,
  • Atmospheric physics.,
  • Cloud physics.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementM.J. Post, F.F. Hall, Jr.
    SeriesNOAA technical memorandum ERL WPL -- 68.
    ContributionsHall, Freeman F., 1928-, Wave Propagation Laboratory., Naval Ocean Systems Center (U.S.). Electro-Magnetic Propagation Division.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 20 p. :
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17654170M

    Generalization of optical, energy, and excess-noise parameters to compare capabilities of lidar with PMT/APD/SiPM Ravil Agishev, Adolfo Comeron Proc. SPIE. , Remote Sensing of Clouds and the Atmosphere XXII. The GEOS-5 data plotted represent the aerosol microphysical data from GEOS-5 that are consistent with the GEOS-5 optical data used both for direct inversion and as input to the lidar simulator. As a reminder, examples of GEOS-5 optical data were plotted in Fig. 2 a.

    The parameters of gamma drop size distribution model of fog and clouds are derived based on the liquid water content and optical visibility, the attenuation are calculated and discussed with this model and empirical relations of the liquid water content and the visibility or other parameters of fog and clouds. A new empirical formula to estimate fog and clouds attenuation is presented based on. KEYWORDS: LIDAR, Aerosols, Atmospheric particles, Mass attenuation coefficient, Backscatter, Clouds, Observatories, Spherical lenses, Electroluminescence, Particles Read Abstract + A regional elastic-scattering lidar network called Asian dust and aerosol lidar observation network (AD-Net) has operated for 15 years (since ) in East Asia.

    the study of optical beam propagation, atmospheric turbidity can be roughly divided into two classes. The first includes gas molecules, aerosols, light fog and haze, and thin cirrus clouds. The attenuation or extinction loss of light energy from the laser beam for this category is generally due to Rayleigh and Mie scattering. This led to the use of apparent optical properties (AOPs) rather than IOPs to describe the bulk optical properties of water bodies. A "good" AOP will give useful information about a water body, e.g., the types and concentrations of the water constituents, from easily made measurements of .


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Optical attenuation in clouds from inversion of multi-wavelength and multi-angle lidar data by M. J. Post Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Optical attenuation in clouds from inversion of multi-wavelength and multi-angle lidar data. [M J Post; Freeman F Hall; Wave Propagation Laboratory,; Naval Ocean Systems Center (U.S.). Electro-Magnetic Propagation Division,].

Wavelengths between 10 and 12 µm can be used for lower cloud attenuation Optical window VIII (7 – 15 µm) offers possibilities of use (CO 2-Laser, Quantum Cascade Lasers) ECC data makes it possible to estimate link availability in Europe Availabilities exceeding 65 % over the year can be reached with a single ground station in southern Europe.

Optical attenuation in fog and clouds. such as clouds and fog. A multistatic lidar system, which was developed at Pennsylvania State University, has the ability to evaluate multiple scattering. optical attenuation. Measurements of long-wavelength infrared cloud radiance are used to retrieve the optical attenuation (cloud optical depth due to absorption and scattering) in the wavelength range of interest from visible to near-infrared, where the cloud attenuation.

Some observations of the optical properties of clouds. II Search term. Cloud optical properties such as the extinction coefficient and lidar ratio can be deduced from the new proposed lidar equation.

Moreover, some cloud microphysical properties can also be inferred. The weather conditions like fog, rain, snow and clouds cause strong attenuation of the optical signals and communication links outages, ultimately result in the reduced visibility range.

To estimate two concentrations of HbO 2 and Hb to quantify SO 2 levels, this study uses two optical wavelengths (M = 2, the minimum number of wavelengths to solve the optical inverse problem.) selected by the proposed and the previous methods: n min and σ min.

The specific attenuation of radio wave due to cloud at 10 GHz varies from dB/km to dB/km while at GHz the specific attenuation varies from dB/km to dB/km Microwave and millimeter wave frequency bands are in demand for requirement of more channels in radio communication systems.

Values of the coefficients a 1 and a 2 calculated at 1 km inside the cloud, along with other optical properties for all available phase functions are presented in Table note that a 1 and a 2 vary within two orders of magnitude, due to the large variability in the phase functions, consequence of the high variability of this optical property with the ice particle size and habit.

Optical and laser remote sensing technologies related to satellite, airborne, or ground based platforms are appropriate including those associated with atmospheric laser radar, lidar, Differential Absorption Lidar (DIAL), hyper-spectral imaging, long-path spectroscopic instrumentation, Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS), and laser.

The overall optical throughput (transmission) of an optical fiber can be quantified in terms of the input optical power, P(0), and the output power, P(z) observed after light propagates a distance, z, along the fiber length: P(z) =P(0)e−α total z (0) % () P T =P z α total = the total attenuation.

The result shows that dust aerosols decrease the cloud extinction coefficient by 41% but increase the cloud optical depth (COD) of water cloud by %, compared with that of pure water clouds.

Retrieving the spatial and optical properties of clouds and aerosols from the CALIPSO lidar backscatter data will be confronted by a number of difficulties that are not faced in the analysis of.

Free Space Optics (FSO) has the tremendous potential to provide multi-gigabits-per-second transmission links for future aerospace applications. However, the widespread growth of the technology is hampered by reduced availability issues related to weather influences on the link.

Among different weather attenuations, clouds play an important role by causing link outage up to several hours. KEYWORDS: Backscatter, Optical properties, LIDAR, Aerosols, Satellites, Clouds, Raman spectroscopy, Mass attenuation coefficient, Climatology, Atmospheric modeling Read Abstract + Lidar techniques represent the most suitable tool to obtain information on the aerosol vertical distribution and therefore to close this kind of observational gap.

Preprint typeset in JINST style - HYPER VERSION Measurement of Optical Attenuation in Acrylic Light Guides for a Dark Matter Detector M. Bodmera, N. Phana, M. Golda, D. Loombaa, J.A.J. Matthewsa and K. Rielagea;b aUniversity of New Mexico, Department of.

2 Rec. ITU-R P At frequencies of the order of GHz and above, attenuation due to fog may be significant. The liquid water density in fog is typically about g/m3 for medium fog (visibility of the order of m) and g/m3 for thick fog (visibility of the order of 50 m).

2 Specific attenuation. Application of this formula to attenuation in fog is not appropriate since fogs consist mainly of particles much larger than optical wavelengths. Mie scattering calculations, transmission measurements and simple observations indicate that attenuation from the.

angle θ. These spectra can be compared with theoretical Mie data to find the particle size. Ground-based lidar observations are provided in the optical spectral region. The narrow spectral band of laser emission and detector helps to maximize the S/N ratio and to.

CALCULATION OF ATTENUATION AND BACK-SCATTERING IN CLOUD AND FOG B. J. BRINKWORTH Department of Mechanical Engineering, University College, Cardiff, Wales (First received 14 January and in final form 1 April ) Abstract generalized representation is given of functions determining the attenuation and back-scattering of light in cloud and fog.I tried to get attenuation versus wavelength output and I obtained the output.

I want to know why I am getting these attenuation values for SMF? and what are the parameters used to calculate attenuation and what formula used? I used 1km optical fiber SMF, CW laser power=0db. I have attached the results. Thanks in advance.Guided Waves - Inversion and Attenuation D.

Boiero* (WesternGeco), C. Strobbia (WesternGeco), L. Velasco (WesternGeco) & P. Vermeer (WesternGeco) SUMMARY Guided waves contain significant information about the near surface in seismic data, but prove difficult to remove through conventional velocity discrimination methods.