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Comparison of spectroscopic and radiometric measurements of upper atmosphere water vapor

Atmospheric Physics and Chemistry Laboratory (U.S.)

Comparison of spectroscopic and radiometric measurements of upper atmosphere water vapor

by Atmospheric Physics and Chemistry Laboratory (U.S.)

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Published by Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Environmental Research Laboratories, for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Boulder, Colo, Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Atmosphere, Upper,
  • Water,
  • Vapors

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    StatementIra G. Nolt ... [et al.], Atmospheric Physics and Chemistry Laboratory
    SeriesNOAA technical report ERL -- 406. -- APCL -- 44, NOAA technical report ERL -- 406., NOAA technical report ERL -- 44.
    ContributionsNolt, Ira G
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 19 p. :
    Number of Pages19
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14209040M

    exponent of g air, the air pressure-induced line shift, and lower and upper state vibrational and rotational quantum numbers. The data for water vapor are very important for atmospheric sciences. Water vapor is the principal absorber of longwave radiation in the terrestrial atmosphere and it has a profound effect on the atmospheric energy. The Climatology Of Atmospheric Water Vapor. The weight of the atmosphere's water vapor contributes only about one quarter of one percent of the total sea level pressure of all the gases. If all the water vapor in the air at a particular time were to condense and fall as rain, it would amount to a depth of only about cm.

    Water vapor mixing ratios in the upper troposphere and lower stratospheremeasured by the AuraMicrowave Limb Sounder (MLS) version instrument have been compared with Global Forecast System(GFS) analyses at five levels within the –hPa layer and North AmericanMesoscale (NAM) model analyses at six levels within the –hPa layer over the . The spectral range for NO 2 has been extended to include transitions between cm-1, with the addition of six combination and overtone bands: 3ν 1 +ν 2 +ν 3 and ν 1 +3ν 3 (Lukashevskaya, et al., a) 4ν 3 (Lukashevskaya, et al., b) 2ν 1 +3ν 2 +ν 3 (Lukashevskaya, et al., c) ν 1 +4ν 3 (Lukashevskaya, et al., ) ν 1 +3ν 3 (Naumenko, .

    Accurate atmospheric state measurements, espe-cially PWV, are also critical for these closure exercises (Revercomb et al. ). Because of the extremely low PWV conditions, PWV is retrieved from measure-ments made near the strong GHz water vapor absorption line, which is much stronger than the GHz water vapor line used in the retrieval of. The attenuation of electromagnetic wave propagation in the clear atmosphere from low frequencies up to 2 THz is mainly caused by water vapor. Although there have been many numerical simulations and excellent early sub-mm and far-infrared measurements of this attenuation, there has remained controversy about the background absorption in the most .


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Atmospheric Water Vapor: A Nemesis for Millimeter Wave Propagation The Effects of Atmospheric Refractivity on Microwave Propagation Ground-Based Measurements of Microwave Absorption by Tropospheric Water Vapor Measurements of Upper Atmospheric H2O Emission at GHz Excess Absorption by Water Vapor and Comparison with Book Edition: 1.

A one-dimensional model simulating the transport and chemistry of methane and water vapor including their isotopic ratios in the tropical stratosphere is compared to measurements by the Atmospheric Trace Molecule Spectroscopy experiment (ATMOS) instrument.

The model and measurements show good agreement in the isotopic ratio profiles. The δD depletion for water vapor. The accuracy of the Global Positioning System (GPS) as an instrument for measuring the integrated water vapor content of the atmosphere has been evaluated by comparison.

According to the HITRAN spectroscopic database, the strongest water lines in the region are relatively weak with intensities no more than 3 × 10 −25 cm/molecule at K. Note, for comparison that the strongest components of the R(6) methane multiplet have, per molecule, about times larger intensities.

Detailed line shape analysis and detection of weaker lines of water vapor. Water vapor (H 2 O) Invisible water vapor condenses to form visible clouds of liquid rain droplets Liquid state Water So.

Wavelength-scanned cavity ring-down spectroscopy (WS-CRDS) is an emerging laser-based technique with the advantages of improved stability and concurrent water vapor measurements.

Results are presented from 30 months of field measurements from WS-CRDS systems at five sites in the upper Midwest of the United States. Comparison of water vapor measurements in the upper troposphere/lower stratosphere (UTLS) of the Asian Summer monsoon region.

High-precision balloon-borne measurements performed by cryogenic frostpoint hygrometers (CFH) and meteorological radiosondes (Vaisala RS41) during the StratoClim field campaigns in India/Nepal are compared with Title: Postdoctoral Researcher at Empa.

Comparison of Columnar Water-Vapor Measurements from Solar Transmittance Methods Article (PDF Available) in Applied Optics 40(12) May with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Water vapor accounts for by far the largest greenhouse effect (Fig. ).The reason for this is because water vapor emits and absorbs infrared radiation at many more wavelengths than any of the other greenhouse gases (Fig. ), and there is much more water vapor in the atmosphere than any of the other greenhouse atmospheric water vapor content is highly.

We compared two datasets of the total content of atmospheric water vapor received near St. Petersburg in from ground-based Fourier transform spectroscopy measurements at. Twenty-Four-Hour Raman Lidar Water Vapor Measurements During the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Program's and Water Vapor.

WVRE is calculated as the difference between the net flux obtained by two radiative transfer simulations; one with water vapor from Global Positioning System (GPS) measurements and the other one without any water vapor (dry atmosphere).

The WVRE in the LW ranges from Wm 2 to Wm − 2, while in the SW it goes from − Wm − 2. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio An illustration of a " floppy disk. Full text of "Differential absorption lidar measurements of atmospheric water vapor using a pseudonoise code modulated AlGaAs laser".

Water vapour in the atmospheric boundary layer, the lowest layer of the Earth’s atmosphere and about 1 km in thickness, is a key component. We describe the design, the development, and the calibration of a radiometer to measure water vapor abundance in the middle atmosphere, using the solar occultation technique from an orbiting platform.

The use of gas cells containing water vapor and carbon dioxide leads to a relatively simple, but sensitive, design. This radiometer is shown to be capable of detecting water vapor.

The mean water vapor mixing ratio in Naqu in July and August was about g kg−1 and the values vary from to g kg−1 near the ground according to the lidar measurements. However, the measurements are influenced by the amount of atmospheric water vapor.

Water vapor is present in every spectrum and is highly variable through space and time. This research assesses the sensitivity to the accurate knowledge of atmospheric water vapor of imaging spectrometers with surface measurement objectives. Water vapor, water vapour or aqueous vapor is the gaseous phase of is one state of water within the vapor can be produced from the evaporation or boiling of liquid water or from the sublimation of vapor is transparent, like most constituents of the atmosphere.

Under typical atmospheric conditions, water vapor is continuously. For proof-of-concept demonstration of the THz-wave differential absorption measurement using our system, one of the water vapor absorption lines in atmospheric air at THz was used.

Figure 4 shows the measured THz-wave differential absorption signal of water vapor as a function of time using trifurcated THz-wave pulses.Simultaneous measurements of the three rare isotopes Deuterium (D), Tritium (T), and Oxygen (18O) in water vapour were made for the first time in the vicinity of the northern hemisphere tropopause.

In contrast to expectation, high D/H and 18O/16O ratios, but relatively low T/H ratios, were found within the lowermost stratosphere. Since water vapour in the low-latitude upper .