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The spectral distribution of thermal radiation in the earth's atmosphere

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The humidity of the stratosphere is, from the point of view of radiation transfer studies, a subject of some importance to the meteorologist. It has, nevertheless, presented many problems to the experimentalist. Owing to the extreme dryness of air above the tropopause, compared with that at ground level, great care has to be taken to avoid the contamination of any measuring instrument by water carried up during an ascent into the stratosphere. An indirect method of approach, which to a lar...

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University of Oxford
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Publication date:
1964
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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