Vol. 3, issue 08, article # 2

Feoktistov A. A., Popov V. P. Approximate solution of the transfer equation: three-flux approximation. // Atmospheric and oceanic optics. 1990. V. 3. No. 08. P. 734-740. PDF
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Abstract:

The solution of the transfer equation on the basis of the three-flux approximation is studied. The solution is constructed in two stages. At the first stage the fluxes are determined and at the second stage the radiation intensity is determined. A general approximate analytical expression is presented for the intensity of the atmospheric haze. The results of calculations performed with different initial angular distributions of the intensity, given at the first stage, are analyzed. It is shown that the solution with the initial approximation proposed in this paper satisfies the transfer equation more accurately than do the solutions obtained on the basis of the well-known approaches of R.Turner and Y.Kaufman.

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