Three-channel solar radiometer for the determination of atmospheric columnar water vapor

Kurtis J. Thome, Mark W. Smith, James M. Palmer, John A Reagan

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Design and construction of a three-channel solar radiometer is reported for atmospheric water vapor measurement. The instrument is simple to use, portable, rugged and inexpensive. The radiometer is used to determine water-vapor transmittance related to columnar water vapor.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)5811-5819
Number of pages9
JournalApplied Optics
Issue number24
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1994


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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