22 September 1983 Characterization Of Snow For Evaluation Of Its Effect On Electromagnetic Wave Propagation
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Proceedings Volume 0414, Optical Engineering for Cold Environments; (1983) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.935865
Event: 1983 Technical Symposium East, 1983, Arlington, United States
Abstract
Snow as an obscurant presents some interesting challenges to those attempting to characterize it. The wide range of particle sizes which can he present at any instant, and the intricate and varied particle geometry, which makes particle orientation an important consideration in snow characterization and extinction measurements, both call for the use of special measurement techniques. The application of particle size spectrometer probes to the measurement of distributions and area concentrations for snow crystals and flakes in the 12.5- to 6200 -μM size range is described.
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Roger H. Berger, "Characterization Of Snow For Evaluation Of Its Effect On Electromagnetic Wave Propagation", Proc. SPIE 0414, Optical Engineering for Cold Environments, (22 September 1983); doi: 10.1117/12.935865; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.935865
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