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Measurement Techniques

, Volume 61, Issue 4, pp 360–364 | Cite as

Estimation of the Error of Lidar Measurements of the Concentration of Hydrogen Sulfide in the Atmosphere

  • V. E. Privalov
  • V. G. Shemanin
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The error of measurement of hydrogen sulfide concentration ranging from 1010–1014 cm–3 in the atmosphere by Raman lidar as well as differential absorption and scattering lidar at distances up to 2 km was estimated. It was shown that Raman lidar over measurement time of 100 sec can record such concentration of the studied molecules in atmosphere with a relative error of no more than 20% for the entire range of distances, and for differential absorption and scattering lidar at the wavelength of 3.83 μm the relative measurement error lies in the range of 20–26%.

Keywords

Raman lidar differential absorption and scattering lidar hydrogen sulfide molecule concentration 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic UniversitySt. PetersburgRussia
  2. 2.Novorossiysk Polytechnic InstituteBranch of the Kuban State Technological UniversityNovorossiyskRussia

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