29 June 1994 Millimeter wave satellite tomography of the Earth's ozone layer
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A new active radiosounding method is suggested for global satellite monitoring of a Earth's ozone layer. The method is based on millimeter wave transmission along the path between two satellites, one carrying a transmitter, the other one carrying a receiver. In the case of paths passing over 10 km above the Earth's surface, the influence of oxygen and water vapor absorption is absent, therefore signals of ozone absorption for 2 to 3 mm wavelength spectral lines are free from any interference. In comparison with well-known radiometry, the method is distinguished by its particular precision and resolution.
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Yuri A. Pirogov, Yuri A. Pirogov, German M. Strelkov, German M. Strelkov, } "Millimeter wave satellite tomography of the Earth's ozone layer", Proc. SPIE 2222, Atmospheric Propagation and Remote Sensing III, (29 June 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.178003; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.178003
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