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Measurement of atmospheric total ozone by the filter photometric method.

Mehra, P and Vijayakumar, R and Selvam, AM (1986) Measurement of atmospheric total ozone by the filter photometric method. Journal of Atmospheric Chemistry, 4 (3). pp. 335-342.

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Abstract

The total ozone content in the atmosphere was determined from the multichannel photometer observations of direct solar radiation made in the urban environment at Pune and Sinhagad hill station during March 1980-February 1982. The total ozone content of the atmosphere was computed making use of the differential absorption of solar radiation due to ozone at 0.4 and 0.6 micrometer wavelengths in the Chappuis band. The values of the ozone data obtained from the photometer observations at Pune and Sinhagad were compared with the corresponding ozone data obtained from the Dobson spectrophotometer located at Pune. Values of ozone obtained by the photometric method were found to be smaller by 8-18 than the Dobson values when Vigroux's absorption coefficients were used.

Item Type: Article
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Uncontrolled Keywords: Chappuis band absorption; Dobson spectrophotometer; multichannel photometer; ozone optical thickness; Vigroux's absorption coefficient, ozone, atmosphere; filter; methodology; nonhuman; photometry; theoretical study
Subjects: Meteorology and Climatology
Depositing User: IITM Library
Date Deposited: 02 May 2015 09:53
Last Modified: 02 May 2015 09:53
URI: http://moeseprints.incois.gov.in/id/eprint/1220

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