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  • Vol. 32, Iss. 18 — Jun. 20, 1993
  • pp: 3266–3272

Multiangle lidar performance in the presence of horizontal inhomogeneities in atmospheric extinction and scattering

Dina Gutkowicz-Krusin  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 32, Issue 18, pp. 3266-3272 (1993)

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The performance of single-ended multiangle lidar for measurements of atmospheric extinction and backscattering is analyzed in the presence of shot noise. An algorithm for determining the transmission coefficient in the presence of horizontal inhomogeneities is described. The analysis indicates that real-time measurements of atmospheric properties with the multiangle lidar may be feasible even in inhomogeneous regions.

© 1993 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: March 30, 1992
Published: June 20, 1993

Dina Gutkowicz-Krusin, "Multiangle lidar performance in the presence of horizontal inhomogeneities in atmospheric extinction and scattering," Appl. Opt. 32, 3266-3272 (1993)

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