An introduction to atmospheric radiation (Google eBook)

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Academic Press, Jan 12, 1981 - Science - 391 pages
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Contents

Chapter 1 Fundamentals of Radiation
1
Chapter 2 Solar Radiation at the Top of the Atmosphere
28
Chapter 3 Absorption and Scattering of Solar Radiation in the Atmosphere
50
Chapter 4 Infrared Radiation Transfer in the Atmosphere
87
Chapter 5 Light Scattering by Particulates in the Atmosphere
122
Chapter 6 Principle of Multiple Scattering in PlaneParallel Atmospheres
176
Chapter 7 Applications of Radiative Transfer to Remote Sensing of the Atmosphere
234
Chapter 8 Radiation Climatology
293
Derivation of the Planck Function
356
Complex Index of Refraction Dispersion of Light and LorentzLorenz Formula
358
Properties of the Legendre Polynomials
363
The Scattering Geometry
365
Addition Theorem for the Legendre Polynomials
367
United States Meteorological Satellite Programs
370
Answers to Selected Exercises
374
Bibliography
378

Principal Symbols
349
Some Useful Constants
354

Common terms and phrases

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