Elastic Lidar: Theory, Practice, and Analysis Methods

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John Wiley & Sons, Apr 27, 2004 - Technology & Engineering - 615 pages
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* Focuses only on elastic lidars and directly related topics.
* Evaluates all of the major inversion and analysis methods.
* Covers an emerging field that is generating a lot of interest.
 

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Contents

Light Propagation in the Atmosphere
25
Fundamentals of the Lidar Technique
53
Detectors Digitizers Electronics
105
Analytical Solutions of the Lidar Equation
143
Uncertainty Estimation for Lidar Measurements
185
BackscatteMoExtinction Ratio
223
Lidar Examination of Clear and Moderately Turbid Atmospheres
257
Multiangle Methods for Extinction Coefficient Determination
295
Equation
313
Differential Absorption Lidar Technique DIAL
331
Hardware Solutions to the Inversion Problem
387
Atmospheric Parameters from Elastic Lidar Data
431
Wind Measurement Methods from Elastic Lidar Data
507
Bibliography
547
Index
595
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VLADIMIR A. KOVALEV, PHD, is an atmospheric physicist in the Fire Sciences Laboratory, Rocky Mountain Research Station, USDA Forest Service, Missoula, Montana.

WILLIAM E. EICHINGER, PHD, is a professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Iowa.

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