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The Application of Remote Sensing to Air Pollution Detection and Measurement.
Harney-BM; McCrea-DH; Forney-AJ
NTIS: PB 226 794 :21 pages
The technique of remote sensing, used for many years by earth scientists, is being applied to the detection and monitoring of air pollution. Instrumentation being developed is of a very diverse nature and is effective, in varying degrees, at ranges from 1,000 meters to the altitude of a space satellite. This paper describes a number of the recent developments in this new field. Instruments based on spectroscopic, laser, and photographic systems are discussed. Sensors are being developed which utilize correlation spectrometry, interferometry, raman scattering, mie scattering, laser line absorption, and simple photographic detection.
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NTIS: PB 226 794
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