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Airborne CO2 Laser Heterodyne Sensor for Monitoring Regional Ozone Distributions

  • Kazuhiro Asai
  • Toshikazu Itabe
  • Takashi Igarashi
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Part of the Springer Series in Optical Sciences book series (SSOS, volume 39)

Abstract

It is said that urban ozone molecules generated in big cities increase in number, being diffused and transported toward suburbs and sea by atmospheric motions. Therefore, it is very important to measure regional distributions of ozone concentrations in a short time for resolving a mechanism of photo-chemical smogs. The airborne laser remote sensing should be featured as a powerful and useful technique for this purpose. Several groups have been working on developments of airborne laser remote sensing systems with cw CO2 lasers and pulsed CO2 lasers.1–4)

Keywords

Ground Surface Ozone Concentration Relative Standard Error Flight Experiment Beat Signal 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Kazuhiro Asai
    • 1
  • Toshikazu Itabe
    • 1
  • Takashi Igarashi
    • 1
  1. 1.Radio Research LaboratoriesMinistry of Posts and TelecommunicationsKoganei, Tokyo 184Japan

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