The current HITRAN spectroscopic database is described. Recent advances in both experimental and quantum-mechanical theoretical methods are providing more accurate parameters for the archive. These advances are also providing greater spectral coverage and completeness.
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(280.0280) Remote sensing and sensors : Remote sensing and sensors
(280.1120) Remote sensing and sensors : Air pollution monitoring
(300.0300) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy
(300.6390) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, molecular
L. S. Rothman, "Recent advances in the HITRAN spectroscopic database for atmospheric and environmental modeling," in Laser Applications to Chemical and Environmental Analysis, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper WA1.