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  • Vol. 6, Iss. 7 — Jul. 1, 2008
  • pp: 541–543

Retrieval of ultraviolet skylight radiances and O3 slant column densities from balloon-borne limb spectrometer

Fuqi Si, Pinhua Xie, Cheng Liu, Jianguo Liu, Yujun Zhang, Ke Dou, and Wenqing Liu  »View Author Affiliations


Chinese Optics Letters, Vol. 6, Issue 7, pp. 541-543 (2008)


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Abstract

With a novel light-weight and absolutely calibrated ultraviolet (UV) spectrometer, UV skylight radiances and O3 slant column densities are measured by balloon-borne limb measurements in Xinjiang area, China. UV skylight radiances measured at the height of 31 km are compared with the results from Modtran in the wavelength range from 290 to 420 nm. O3 slant column densities are derived from radiance spectra in the Huggins bands (320-335 nm) using differential optical absorption spectroscopy method. And the parameter exhibits a good correlation with the same value simulated by radiative transfer model (Tracy). The O3 profile simultaneously measured by an O3 sonde is used as input in Tracy calculations. The O3 sonde is launched on the same balloon.

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OCIS Codes
(280.1120) Remote sensing and sensors : Air pollution monitoring
(300.1030) Spectroscopy : Absorption
(300.6540) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, ultraviolet

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Fuqi Si, Pinhua Xie, Cheng Liu, Jianguo Liu, Yujun Zhang, Ke Dou, and Wenqing Liu, "Retrieval of ultraviolet skylight radiances and O3 slant column densities from balloon-borne limb spectrometer," Chin. Opt. Lett. 6, 541-543 (2008)
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