Vol. 2, issue 11, article # 2

Muldashev T. Z., Pavlov V. E., Teifel' Ya. A. On the determination of the atmospheric optical depth due to aerosol scattering from sky brightness measurements in the visible region of the spectrum. // Atmospheric and oceanic optics. 1989. V. 2. No. 11. P. 959-963.    PDF
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Results of the numerical solution of the radiative transfer equation for the atmosphere with a trimodal particle size distribution are analyzed. Approximate formulas are derived by which the aerosol optical depth can be determined from observations of the absolute phase functions of the sky brightness.


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