A technique is proposed for integrating the altitude profiles of atmospheric components while allowing for refraction. Examples are given of the substantial influence of refraction on the effective optical thickness of the components on a track.
© 2012 OSA
Original Manuscript: March 6, 2012
Published: October 31, 2012
Yu. N. Rakovskiĭ, "Allowing for refraction when calculating atmospheric transmittance," J. Opt. Technol. 79, 610-613 (2012)