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May, 1985

Infrared Backscattering from the Atmosphere: Some Observations

Madison J. Post

While studying the possibility of measuring vertical wind profiles from space using an infrared lidar (the WINDSAT concept), NOAA became interested in the infrared backscattering properties of the atmosphere and their variability in time, altitude, and geographic location.


The Garden of White-Light Optical Signal Processing

Sample applications of the increasingly interesting white-light optical signal processing and an account of some colorful results.


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