Rocketborne Observations of Atmospheric Infrared Emissions in the Auroral Region

  • A. T. StairJr.
  • J. C. Ulwick
  • K. D. Baker
  • D. J. Baker
Part of the Space Science Library book series (ASSL, volume 51)


This paper briefly reviews the preliminary results of spectral measurements of IR atmospheric emissions in the wavelength region from 1.6 to 23 μm. These measurements were achieved using cryogenic spectrometers on six recent rocket flights conducted under the Air Force Cambridge/DNA ICECAP program for coordinated auroral measurements from Poker Flat, Alaska.


Spectral Radiance Altitude Profile Radiance Profile Stanford Research Institute Auroral Breakup 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. T. StairJr.
    • 1
  • J. C. Ulwick
    • 1
  • K. D. Baker
    • 2
  • D. J. Baker
    • 2
  1. 1.Air Force Cambridge Research LaboratoriesL. G. Hanscom FieldBedfordUSA
  2. 2.Utah State UniversityLoganUSA

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