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Role of ozone in the sodium and hydroxyl nightglow

Hingane, LS (1989) Role of ozone in the sodium and hydroxyl nightglow. Advances in Atmospheric Sciences, 6 (1). pp. 89-97.

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Abstract

One-dimensional photochemical diffusion model which includes oxygen-hydrogen-sodium atmosphere has been used to examine the relation between sodium and hydroxyl nightglow and the role of ozone in it. It is found that both emissions can be obtained on the basis of photochemistry. The following reactions Na + O3→ NaO + O2 and H + O3→ OH +O2 play key role in sodium and hydroxyl emission respectively. Further it is found that variations in both emissions are controlled by the variation in the concentration of ozone

Item Type: Article
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Subjects: Meteorology and Climatology
Depositing User: IITM Library
Date Deposited: 02 May 2015 05:58
Last Modified: 02 May 2015 05:58
URI: http://moeseprints.incois.gov.in/id/eprint/1169

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