15 December 1995 Integrating lidar capabilities into satellite laser ranging operation
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The investigation of the atmospheric path delay with a dual color satellite laser ranging experiment indicated that the modeling of the water vapor content of the atmosphere may not be sufficient. The need for a measurement of this observable along the line of sight parallel to the satellite ranging operation led to the construction of a Raman scattering experiment. Starting from the existing setup of the Wettzell Laser Ranging System (WLRS) a statistical approach for the performed measurements was chosen. This paper describes the applied technique and compares the obtained results to the theoretical expectations.
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Ulrich Schreiber, Roger Mayer, Stefan Riepl, and Karl-Heinz Haufe "Integrating lidar capabilities into satellite laser ranging operation", Proc. SPIE 2581, Lidar Techniques for Remote Sensing II, (15 December 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.228518; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.228518
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