3 August 1999 ABLACT atmospheric metrology
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Proceedings Volume 3706, Airborne Laser Advanced Technology II; (1999); doi: 10.1117/12.356976
Event: AeroSense '99, 1999, Orlando, FL, United States
Abstract
We comment on the new atmospheric metrology experiments conducted in support of ABLACT. We will present the results from a wind-scintillometer experiment and show the most recent transverse coherence length and isoplanatic angle data from a new Atmospheric Turbulence Measurement and Observation System (ATMOS). The results from the wind scintillometer are inconclusive, and we suggest possible explanations and improvements. The ATMOS data provides a promising short-term characterization of North Oscura Peak. In addition, we address the ability to predict ro from the local wind speeds.
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Dawn M. Grover, Frank D. Eaton, Timothy L. Berkopec, "ABLACT atmospheric metrology", Proc. SPIE 3706, Airborne Laser Advanced Technology II, (3 August 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.356976; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.356976
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Metrology

Atmospheric turbulence

Surface plasmons

Turbulence

Laser sources

Airborne laser technology

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